Please see the following list of current jobs available within Premier Care Homes.

All of our positions require successful applicants to provide an enhanced disclosure (DBS), the cost of which is met by the applicant.

To apply for a job download our application form or email or telephone 0191 3875371 and select the option for Reception.

Benefits of working for Premier Care Homes include:

Free training and qualifications
Career progression opportunities
Free uniforms
Free onsite parking
Pension scheme
Recommend a Friend payments
Long service recognition
Free flu vaccination

RGN / Nurse

36 hours per week night shift

Salary: £18.55 per hour
Comparative rate (£17.00 per hour – all breaks fully paid)

Job description: 
You will be required to delegate and take control of the work of a team of care assistants, administrating medications, dressings, care plan updates and liaising with other health care professionals, alongside general care duties for the elderly.

Senior Care Assistant

36 or 48 hours per week day shift at Picktree Court

Part time opportunities also available

Salary: £11.37 per hour
Comparative rate (£10.42 per hour with NVQ3 – all breaks fully paid)

Job description: 

You will provide nursing care, comfort, and companionship to the highest standards for elderly residents and be part of the Premier Care Homes Group. As a Senior Care Assistant, you will be responsible for the effective running of the floor.

Responsibilities include:
• Receive and deliver hand overs.
• Administration of medication and completion of appropriate documents.
• Stock checking controlled drugs.
• Supervise carers in their daily duties.
• Liaise with GP’s and other health professionals.
• Logging of appropriate information in relevant documents.
• Care planning.
• Assist in general daily living activities.
• Ensuring the effective running of the floor.

Applicants must be aged 18+ as will be providing personal care. A caring nature and a genuine interest in helping others is essential. Must be able to work using your own initiative without supervision over a 7 day rota. Previous senior care experience is preferable. NVQ3 in Health and Social Care preferred but not essential.

Care Assistant

16 – 20 hours day shift at Durham House

Bank roles also available

Salary: £9.70 per hour with NVQ2

Job description: 
Working as part of a team, you will provide nursing care, comfort, and companionship to the highest standards for elderly residents. Previous care experience is desirable but not essential as training can be given. Duties will include assisting with personal care for the elderly, helping with daily bathing, dressing, feeding, toileting and other care duties as required.

Activities Coordinator

20 hours per week at Durham House

Salary: £9.50 per hour

Job description: 

Applicants must have good working knowledge of Word and Excel packages as may be required to produce posters and newsletters. Previous experience in a similar role preferred but not necessary as training could be given to the right applicant. The successful applicant will help create and implement physically and mentally stimulating activities for residents aged 65 and over. Fundraising for day trips and outings will form part of the role, so applicants with experience or new ideas for this type of activity would be ideal.

Kitchen Assistant

16 hours per week at Picktree Court

Salary: £9.50 per hour

Job description: 

You will be assisting the Cook to prepare balanced, nutritious meals within a controlled hygienic environment. Your responsibilities also include serving meals to the residents, collection of cutlery and crockery and the adequate cleaning of the kitchen.

The successful candidate must be available to work over a 7 day rota. A good knowledge of food hygiene is desirable, along with a positive attitude and desire to deliver the best possible service to the residents in our care. Previous experience in a similar environment is preferred but not essential.

HR/Admin Assistant

38 hours per week

Salary: £11.17 per hour

Job description: 

Reporting directly to the Management Team, this is a role with a high workload which incorporates a wide range of HR/Administration functions, including but not limited to: preparation of wages and rotas including annual leave, recruitment, sickness absence management, training administration, production of management reports, involvement in HR procedures such as disciplinary and grievance, as well as general administrative duties and covering Reception when required.

You will have very strong IT skills, especially in the use of Microsoft Office programs such as Outlook, Word and Excel, and have the ability to use HR/rota management database software on which training will be provided. The ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing is essential, as you will be working closely with the Management Team and will also be required to liaise with a variety of staff in roles working across all areas of the company. The ability to work independently, quickly and with a focus on attention to detail is important, as the workload is varied and accuracy is required. Although not essential, general knowledge of employment law and statutory payments will be an advantage, as will an HR/CIPD qualification.

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