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RGN Nurse - Gateshead

Salary: £14.50 per hour

Job Description

Registered Staff Nurse/RGN, Felling in Gateshead

We are pleased to announce we are looking to fill the position of Staff Nurse/RGN in Fellingate Care Centre, Gateshead - an outstanding luxury Residential, Nursing and Dementia care home. 

The Enhanced Care & Support Group, which manages Fellingate Care Home, has over 30 years of experience caring for senior people in Gateshead, Sunderland, South Tyneside, Durham, Darlington and Middlesbrough.

The main responsibilities of the job include:

- Providing high standards of person centred and clinical care and support 
- Directing and leading a team of staff to maintain the high standards delivered
- Demonstrate clinical and professional best practice
- Effective care planning and review of residents care needs
- Safe management & administration of medicines
- To work within the NMC Codes of Conduct and scope of practice

The successful candidate will be:

- A Registered Nurse with current PIN
- Have a legal right to work in the UK
- Be able to demonstrate post-registration experience
- Be able to display passion for delivering high quality care to older people
- Be an excellent team leader and communicator
- Be professional, kind and caring
- Work towards the ethos of Enhanced Care Services; offering exceptional levels of care and the highest possible quality of life to our residents

What benefits the successful candidate can expect:

- £14.50 an hour (double time on Bank Holidays)
- 5.6 weeks Annual Leave pro rata
- Unitised working
- Paid Training and Support package to support ongoing development needs
- Opportunity for additional Bank Hours
- A small-company environment which encourages innovation, creative thinking and full staff participation in service development

We are looking for dynamic and professional individuals who can deliver excellent standards of care. In return we can offer you great benefits and the opportunity to work within a forward-thinking, resident focused environment.

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Building Maintenance - Gateshead

Salary: £7.90 per hour

Job Description

Maintenance Person, Gateshead

Our modern Care Home for Older People in Wardley, Gateshead is currently looking for a Maintenance Person.  The hours of work are Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 16.30pm with one weekend in 4 on call.

The role requires the individual to carry out the following duties:

  • Decorating
  • Keeping Grounds clean and tidy (gardens not included)
  • General domestic repairs
  • Arranging servicing of equipment

We look for dynamic and professional individuals, who have a strong work ethic. In return we can offer you great benefits and the opportunity to work within a friendly, resident focused environment.

If you are interested in joining a long-standing Care Company with standards of excellence in caring for older people, please complete and return an Application Form.

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Care Assistant - Newcastle

Salary: Based on Experience

Job Description

Night Shift Care Assistants, Newcastle

We are currently looking for Night Shift Care Assistants, Full and Part Time, to work in our luxurious and prestigious care home for Older People, Byker Hall in Newcastle.

We are looking for dynamic and professional individuals who can deliver excellent standards of care. In return we can offer you great benefits and the opportunity to work within a forward-thinking, resident focused environment.

The role requires the individual to provide well planned, good quality of care for residents throughout their stay in the home. The carer will meet their needs effectively and will be sensitive to their wishes and feelings.  Some duties will include for example, carrying out regular checks on residents throughout the night as directed by the senior staff and subject to the wishes of individual residents; monitoring the condition of residents and responding promptly to any need or request for assistance and assisting with meal times and light domestic duties.

If you are interested in joining a long-standing Care Company with standards of excellence in caring for older people, please complete and return an Application Form.

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Senior Care Assistant - Gateshead

Salary: Based on Experience

Job Description

Senior Care Assistant, Gateshead - Nights

Our brand new Care Home for Older People in Wardley, Gateshead is currently looking for a Senior Care Assistant to work nights. The individual will be in charge of a unit, reporting to the Night Team Leader.

The role requires the individual to contribute to all aspects of the physical and emotional care and support of the residents so as to promote their welfare, whilst working in partnership with their family and other professionals. Also they will provide well planned, good quality of care for residents throughout their stay in the home.

The senior carer is expected to meet residents' needs effectively and will be sensitive to their wishes and feelings.  Some duties will include for example:

  • Carrying out regular checks on residents throughout the night subject to the wishes of individual residents
  • Responsible for ensuring staff in the unit carry out all checks and record their observations in all relevant company documentation
  • Monitoring the condition of residents and responding promptly to any need or request for assistance
  • Providing light snacks and light domestic duties

We are looking for dynamic and professional individuals, who have a strong work ethic. In return we can offer you great benefits and the opportunity to work within a forward-thinking, resident focused environment.

If you are interested in joining a long-standing Care Company with standards of excellence in caring for older people, please complete and return an Application Form.

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Children’s Support Worker - County Durham

Salary: Based on Experience

Job Description

Children´s Support Worker, County Durham

We are excited to announce that due to the recent opening of our brand new Care Home for Children in the north of County Durham, we are now looking for Bank Support Workers to carry out shift work.

We are looking for dynamic and professional individuals who can deliver excellent standards of care. In return we can offer you great benefits and the opportunity to work within a forward-thinking, resident focused environment.

As a support worker, you will be responsible for supporting children and young people to meet their needs and achieve their goals - based within their home environment, local community and wider afield.

Activities of support will vary from daily living skills; personal care and teaching of life, living and independent skills; to supporting young people with planning and accessing community based activities including supporting our young people to go on short breaks, holidays and enjoy social and leisure activities daily; to supporting our young people to access education - including going to school or college.

Successful candidates do not require any experience of supporting young people with difficulties, Learning Disabilities, Autism or complex behavioural needs.

Main Responsibilities

To assist children and young people with activities of daily life and living as per assessment and care plan completed by the Service Manager or Director of Operations. All duties will be varied and personalised to the children and young people's needs these may include:

General housekeeping e.g. cooking, shopping, domestic duties etc, and helping young people to maintain all aspects of their domestic lives

Providing help with all aspects of personal care

Facilitating meaningful activities for all young people

Ensuring a balanced healthy lifestyle for all young people

Promoting physical and emotional wellbeing for each young person

Providing emotional and behavioural support as needed for each young person

Facilitating socialisation and social activities e.g. visiting family/friends, accessing community activities and social groups.

Monitoring progress and completing records daily

Liaising with families, friends, advocates, external agencies and the management team to provide a consistent approach that meets the individual needs of each child or young person.

Empathising and actively listening in a sensitive manner while assessing appropriate additional support where necessary

Supporting access to appropriate health care provision, enabling informed choice and seeking advice where necessary

Creating opportunities for children and young people to develop establish and maintain personal relationships and social networks, which encourage greater participation and integration in their chosen communities.

Carrying out duties as the Service Manager reasonably requires

All staff would be expected at all times to: 

Preserve independence & dignity as much as possible

Managing any personal care with both dignity and respect

Report any issues or concerns to the shift leader or manager as appropriate

Observe and report on the children and young persons mental and physical wellbeing

Read and abide by the care plan

Supporting and and develop a good understanding of each young person

Report within timescale any areas of risk, not previously identified, to manager

Maintain confidentiality and commit to not divulge information to third parties unless consent to share information has been given in writing and agreed with the Service Manager

Work in accordance with their job description; contract of employment and any policies and guidelines.

To promote equal opportunities and respect diversity, culture and different values

To work in accordance with the Health & Safety Act.

To contribute to the overall development of the service and at all times promote a positive image of the service and the young people.

To participate in training allocated and provided internally and by external trainers.

To prepare, attend and engage in regular supervisions, appraisals and performance review accepting and providing positive and constructive feedback.

Essential Skills, Experience & Attitude:

No experience in working with children or young people who have learning, developmental or multiple disabilities living in the community required.

An empathetic understanding of the needs of young people with difficulties and disabilities who are vulnerable within society

Physically fit and able to support children and young people on activities and undertake safe manual handling practices

Good verbal and written communication skills

Good telephone manner and good level of spoken English

Observant and sensitive to children and young persons needs

Ability to liaise with outside agencies and other professionals as required

Ability to work autonomously and to work productively as part of a team

A positive attitude to learning and developing skills

Desirable Skills:

Current and clean driving licence

NVQ or WFD related to working with children and young people

Experience in supporting young people with difficulties and disabilities.

Working Conditions:

Working hours will be as per 4 week rota. Shifts will not be static days per week. Shifts will be planned in advance to meet the children and young persons needs and care plans. Our children and young people have needs that require support throughout the year 365 24/7 . Terms and conditions of employment are as per employment contract and staff handbook. Staff are expected to arrive on time for all shifts. There may be opportunities of availability of additional hours and will be opportunities of further skills development which is above the national minimum standards.

Measurements

The main criteria of the job that would be measured during the probationary period and through supervision and appraisals are: Quality of support provided and timekeeping combined with added value to the team and to the young persons quality of life. 

 

If you are interested in joining a long-standing Care Company with standards of excellence in caring for children, please complete and return an Application Form.

 

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Senior Care Assistant - Newcastle

Salary: Based on Experience

Job Description

Senior Carer, Newcastle - 33hrs

We are excited to announce that we are looking fill the role of a Senior Carer in our renovated and refurbished Residential Care Home for elderly people in Byker, Newcastle.  The home provides general residential and dementia residential services across 2 floors.

We are looking for dynamic and professional individuals who can deliver excellent standards of care. In return we can offer you great benefits and the opportunity to work within a forward-thinking, resident focused environment.

The individual will be required, as an example:

  • To contribute to all aspects of the physical and emotional care and support of the residents so as to promote their welfare whilst working in partnership with their family and other professionals.
  • To assist with the day-to-day running of the unit as directed by the  Registered Manager / Deputy Manager.
  • To carry out duties in line with Company policies and equal opportunities, for example helping with social activities, escorting residents on outings, assisting at meal times and light domestic duties.

If you are interested in joining a long-standing Care Company with standards of excellence in caring for older people, please complete and return an Application Form.

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Cook/Chef - Newcastle

Salary: Based on experience

Job Description

Chef for a Care Home, Newcastle -  16hrs

We are looking to fill the role of a Chef in our renovated and refurbished Residential Care Home for elderly people in Byker, Newcastle.  The home provides general residential and dementia residential services across 2 floors.

Mealtimes are an incredibly important part of the day for our residents.  So we are looking for a dynamic and professional individual who can deliver excellent standards of food presentation and delivery.  Experience in catering and kitchen management is essential for this post.  

The role will include duties such as preparing and presenting nutritious home cooked food and beverages, managing the running of the kitchen including supply orders and purchasing, stock control, equipment monitoring, all in line with Food Hygiene and Health and Safety Regulations.

In return we can offer you great benefits and the opportunity to work within a forward-thinking, resident focused environment.

If you are interested in joining a long-standing Care Company with standards of excellence in caring for older people, please complete and return an Application Form.

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Care Assistant - Gateshead

Salary: Based on experience

Job Description

Bank Care Staff, Gateshead

We are excited to announce that due to the recent opening of our brand new Care Home for Older People in Wardley, Gateshead we are now looking for Bank Care Staff to work shifts as and when required.

We are looking for dynamic and professional individuals who can deliver excellent standards of care. In return we can offer you great benefits and the opportunity to work within a forward-thinking, resident focused environment.

The role requires the individual to provide well planned, good quality of care for residents throughout their stay in the home. The carer will meet their needs effectively and will be sensitive to their wishes and feelings.  Some duties will include for example, acting as key worker for designated residents, including organising social activities, outings, visits and appointments, as well as assisting with meal times and light domestic duties.

If you are interested in joining a long-standing Care Company with standards of excellence in caring for older people, please complete and return an Application Form.

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