30 new jobs in Wallasey to support opening of new mental health unit at Edgewater

17 August 2023

Edgewater care home in Wallasey

We’re opening a new mental health unit at Edgewater care home in Wallasey, and we’re looking for people to grow our team. 

The new unit ‘Royal Daffodil’ supports adults living with complex mental health needs who may also have secondary diagnoses, complexities and risks such as behaviours of concern

To enable the opening of the new unit, we’re looking for up to 30 Health Care Assistants and Registered Nurses. 

This is an exciting opportunity to play a vital role in shaping the culture and contributing to the success of the new unit.

If you’re looking for a care or nursing job in Wallasey, scroll down to read more about the home and roles available, or visit our online job search

You can also read more about what it’s like to work as a Health Care Assistant and Registered Nurse at Exemplar Health Care. 

Home Manager, Sarah McKee, commented on the new unit: 

"We’re delighted to open a new adult mental health unit at Edgewater. 

“As the home is growing, we’re ready to welcome individuals to join our team. 

“We’re looking for people passionate about making a positive impact to the lives of others. People who are committed to providing outstanding care, and who share our values of integrity, responsiveness, teamwork, success and fun! 

“By joining our team, you’ll have the opportunity to contribute to a supportive and nurturing environment that promotes people’s holistic health and wellbeing. 

“New joiners will be supported through a bespoke induction and training programme and given the time to bond as a team. And all colleagues will be encouraged to continue to learn and develop through our career pathways. 

“For Health Care Assistants, we offer a wide range of apprenticeships and training programmes, including our in-house ABC of Caring programme. 

“Registered Nurses can access clinical skills training, leadership and management courses, and get free access to the RCNi Learning Platform and Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures.

“There are lots of opportunities to progress, if you wish, with many of Exemplar Health Care’s Unit Managers, Clinical Nurse Managers and Home Managers having started as Registered Nurses and newly qualified Nurses with us.

“This is an exciting opportunity to join a brand-new team, work in a state-of-the-art clinical environment, and make a profound impact to the lives of people in our local community.”

About Edgewater

Edgewater care home in Wallasey, Merseyside, opened in November 2022, with a ribbon cutting event hosted by the Mayor of Wirral, Jeff Green.

The home has three ten-bed communities that promote small group living and enables us to provide a homely and supportive environment that’s more responsive to individual needs. 

Each unit has a dedicated Unit Manager, as well as a team of Registered Nurses and Health Care Assistants. 

Our high staffing levels give you the time to provide truly person-centred care. 

Read more about Edgewater.

The home does not have the traditional ‘nursing home’ feel. 

Each unit has communal dining and living spaces, including a quiet lounge, TV lounge, dedicated activities room and a sensory garden, which promotes a homely and friendly feel.

Take a tour of Edgewater:

Want to be part of our brand new team? Visit our online job search to see our Health Care Assistant and Registered Nurse job vacancies in Wallasey.

We’re also taking referrals from healthcare professionals for the new Daffodil Unit. If you’re looking for a complex mental health placement in The Wirral, please contact our Referrals Team, on 01709 565 777 or email referrals@exemplarhc.com.