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Senior Care Worker

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 Ellershaw House, Bramley Grange, Grewelthorpe, Ripon HG4 3DJ

Salary Range

 £8.50 per hour
Contract Type  Permanent Full Time
Application Closing Date  19 October 2018

Vacancy Hours 

 Flexible 4-week Roster approx 48 hours per week

Weekend Working 


Interview Date 


Venue for Interview 

 Ellershaw House, Bramley Grange, Grewelthorpe, Ripon HG4 3DJ

Advert Details 

Experienced Senior Care Support Workers Required

We are looking for experienced senior care staff to join our exciting team. Enthusiasm to care for and train our adults with learning disabilities is a priority.

Ellershaw House Ltd, currently has Senior Care vacancies and we are looking for caring and committed people just like you!

The position offers:

  •       Full Time hours
  •       Overnight Sleep In’s
  •       Weekend Working
  •       Flexible 4-weekly Rostered Shifts
  •       On Call approx. 1 in every 12 weeks 

If you’re enthusiastic about providing the very best support and care within a rural residential care home setting, consider joining the team at Ellershaw House Ltd. We provide specialist care for the following conditions: Asperger Syndrome • Autism/ASD • Bipolar/Manic Depression • Cerebral Palsy • Challenging Behaviour • Epilepsy • Hearing Impairment & Deafness • Schizophrenia • Speech Impairment.

Our aim? To help each and every one of our residents live an enriched and fulfilled life with a purpose. 

Right now, we’re looking for positive, flexible and committed experienced Senior Support Care Workers to join the team at Ellershaw House Ltd which is a 12 bedded care home pleasantly situated within a rural moorland location near Grewelthorpe, Ripon. The majority of our residents have lived at Ellershaw House for many years and as such it is run as a “home” environment with dogs, chickens and horses. Ellershaw House Ltd provides residential specialist care, including respite and day services, for adults with learning disabilities and challenging behaviour. Ellershaw House Ltd offers various facilities and services, such as: Day Care • Physiotherapy • Independent Living Training • Own Pets by arrangement • Minibus or other transport for residents • Gardens for residents use • Residents Internet Access • Therapies such as gardening, art, music, equestrian and rebound. Our focus is to provide an interesting and varied activities led day with the highest quality service at all times.

Does this excite you? Could you be part of the team? 

What you’ll be doing 

Assisting residents with personal care activities such as washing, personal hygiene, dressing and assisting with meals and providing medication.
Providing physical and mental stimulation by taking part in recreational and social activities with residents, both individually and as a group 
Helping to maintain accurate records, undertaking ongoing training and getting involved in welcoming and training new staff 
Generally promoting our residents’ independence, choice, dignity and respect by delivering the very best standards of care 

What you’ll need 

Ideally, some experience in a challenging behaviour care environment and Level 3 in Health & Social Care or equivalent although this is not as essential as your genuine desire to develop a career in this field with an aim to work towards this level of qualification. (Minimum of Level 2 Health & Social Care is required with an expectation to study for Level 3)

Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well as part of a dedicated team

You will get to know our residents and their families – helping to ensure we deliver truly personalised care plans

A positive, confident and enthusiastic attitude with a proactive and flexible approach to team working alongside colleagues and residents. 

A respectful and courteous nature but with an ability to place firm boundaries when necessary as well as a willingness to undertake any aspects of care or non-care duties

You will be involved in providing essential physical and mental stimulation through a range of social and recreational activities such as; gardening, house skills, talking therapy and exercises depending on resident’s capabilities.
A belief in giving your personal best at all times and striving for continuous improvement

Access to own transport with full clean driving licence – due to our rural location we are not on any public transport route and you will be transporting our residents to appointments and social events in our vehicles.

What we’ll offer you in return 

  • A competitive salary
  • 28 days paid annual leave, including statutory bank holidays
  • We cover the cost of your DBS Check – Terms apply
  • Comprehensive induction and on-going training and development
  • Home cooked meals available for a small nominal fee
  • Pension scheme available

Could you make a difference? Does this vacancy excite you?

Please contact us on 01765 658381 for an application form




About Make Care Matter

Our aim is to make care matter, supporting people in North Yorkshire to live longer, healthier, more independent lives. If you’re looking for a career which is more than just a job then adult social care is for you. You can find out more about working for us and apply for current vacancies here.

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