Care Home: Tyne Grange
Location: Newcastle (NE4)
Contract type: Full time and part time hours available
Shifts Available: Bank
Rate: Up to £11.66 per hour dependent on qualifications
About Exemplar Health Care:
We have over 20 years of experience providing exceptional specialist nursing care for adults living with complex and high acuity needs. We started our journey as a training company, and have grown into one of the country’s leading providers of adult specialist care, with over 40 complex needs care homes in England.
Our vision is that adults living with complex needs can access outstanding specialist care and support, in a community-based home that’s close to their family and friends, and that focuses on their personal goals and outcomes. Our person-centred care is the bedrock for maximising independence, building everyday living skills and empowering people to live as fulfilled lives as possible.
Our mission is to make every day better for the people we support and our colleagues. We’re proud of the culture that we’ve created at Exemplar Health Care, which is underpinned by our vision, mission and values.
About Tyne Grange:
Tyne Grange is a specialist care home in Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear for adults living with complex and high acuity needs.
Tyne Grange complex needs care home in Newcastle upon Tyne provides safe, person-centred care and rehabilitation for younger adults living with acquired brain injuries, complex mental health needs and neuro-disabilities, including those who display behaviours of concern.
Our Nurse-led team has the skills and expertise to support people with complex needs including prolonged disorders of consciousness and behaviours of concern, and those who require tracheostomies, ventilators and PEG feeding tubes.
We support people on their rehabilitation journey from hospital or living in a secure setting to community-based living. We also provide long term support for people living with degenerative or life-limiting illnesses.
About the Role:
Your role will involve supporting people with all aspects of their day-to-day living, which may include taking up new hobbies, meeting friends, getting involved in social activities, going to the gym or looking their best!
Your day-to-day duties will include:
Providing personal care such as washing, personal hygiene, dressing and on occasion, assisting with meal times
Promote independence, dignity, respect and choice across service users
Support social and recreational activities; both in and out the home individually, or as part of a group
Maintain care records; recording observations, activities and assessments
On occasion, welcome and train new members of your care team
To learn more about being a Support Worker with Exemplar Health Care click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xhTunNYaDrA
As a Support Worker, you’ll provide person-centred care to support our service users to maximise their independence and live their best life.
You must have experience working within Mental Health
You will provide warmth, enthusiasm and compassion when providing care
As with all our employees, you will be expected to work within our staff values and use these at all times by being an effective communicator and being passionate about your work
Most importantly you are motivated by helping every individual, whether colleague or service user, to realise their full potential and be treated with dignity and respect
About Your Career:
At Exemplar Health Care, we’re committed to investing in our colleagues. We recognise talent and promote from within.
As a Support Worker, there are lots of opportunities to do continuing professional development and progress in your career if you wish.
We offer a range of in-house and external training programmes, including:
A bespoke induction including the Care Certificate
Mandatory and statutory training (MAST) to refresh your skills
Apprenticeships and higher apprenticeships
ABC of Caring training programme
About Your Benefits*:
Paid DBS check
Lifestyle and retail discounts at over 250 high street retailers via our ELMS portal
Award winning 24/7 employee counselling and support service
Exceptional development opportunities including CPD Certificated programmes
FastPAYE – access your wage for additional hours worked before payday
Blue Light Card access
Company Shop membership
About Our Values:
At Exemplar Health Care, our FIRST values underpin everything that we do and ensure that we continue to make every day better for our residents and colleagues; our values are:
Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging:
At Exemplar Health Care you will work in an inclusive environment in which we champion diversity. We understand the importance of our workforce representing the communities and populations we serve. We provide a work place where you are encouraged to be yourself whilst offering our colleagues and our service users support, care and a place of belonging.
If this role sounds like a good match for you, please apply online. If you have any specific questions please call us for an informal chat on 01977630830. Please note we only accept applications from UK based applicants