At Vida Healthcare we are always on the look out for inspirational,
caring and conscientious people to join our team:

Care Roles

Registered Nurse
Registered Nurse
Vida Hall or Vida Grange
Full or Part Time - Days or Nights
£16.75 - £17.05 per hour (Days / Nights)
Significantly enhanced rates for overtime

Vida Healthcare is recruiting now for registered nurses to join our teams at Vida Hall in Starbeck or Vida Grange in Pannal. If you have a positive outlook and passion for working in care then we would love to hear from you.

We are looking for people who will provide high quality nursing and dementia care to our residents and service users, maintaining a dignified, homely environment, and exercising leadership as part of the nursing team.
In return for:
  • Significantly enhanced rates for overtime
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Specialist training and development
  • Pioneering dementia care
  • Working for a family business
  • Staff recognition including Annual Awards
  • Ongoing training
  • Career development opportunities
  • Full support with your revalidation and CPD
  • Great staff facilities, including changing rooms with lockers and showers
  • Modern, purpose-built home with state-of-the-art facilities
  • A supportive team and a fantastic working environment
  • 5 minutes walk from local bus and train services
  • Refer a friend scheme

    Previous experience working in dementia care would be advantageous but not essential as full, bespoke training will be provided. Most of all we are looking for intuitive people who take a pride in their work and who will bring enthusiasm and positivity to the role.

    Flexible hours including day and night shifts are available. You will be fully supported with your revalidation and CPD.

    For an informal chat about the role prior to applying, please contact our Healthcare Director, Bernadette Mossman on 01423 788770.

    Download an application form
  • Care Team Leader
    Team Leader
    Vida Hall or Vida Grange
    Full Time - Days or Nights
    £10.94 - £11.24 per hour (Days / Nights)
    Plus enhanced rates of pay for weekend shifts

    Are you an experienced carer looking to take the next step in your career?

    Vida Healthcare is looking for caring, conscientious and organised people to join our brand new team at Vida Grange in Pannal, Harrogate.

    We are looking for highly organised, experienced carers who will lead a care team with confidence, enthusiasm and positivity.
    In return for:
    • Significantly enhanced rates for nights and weekends plus additional uplift for overtime
    • Flexible hours, including full or part-time, days or nights
    • Competitive rates of pay
    • Specialist training and development
    • Pioneering dementia care
    • Working for a family business
    • Staff recognition including Annual Awards
    • Ongoing training
    • Career development opportunities
    • Full support with your revalidation and CPD
    • Great staff facilities, including changing rooms with lockers and showers
    • Modern, purpose-built home with state-of-the-art facilities
    • A supportive team and a fantastic working environment
    • 5 minutes walk from local bus and train services
    • Refer a friend scheme


    Previous experience working in dementia care would be advantageous however not essential, as full, bespoke training will be provided.

    For an informal chat prior to applying, please contact our Healthcare Director, Bernadette Mossman on 01423 788770.

    Download an application form
    Care Assistant
    Care Assistant
    Vida Hall and Vida Grange
    Full or Part Time - Days or Nights
    £8.62 - £8.92 per hour (Days / Nights)
    Plus enhanced rates of pay for weekend shifts

    Do you enjoy helping people to get the most out of life?

    Vida Healthcare is looking for caring, conscientious people to join us at Vida Hall in Starbeck and Vida Grange in Pannal, helping to care for people living with dementia.

    Previous care experience would be advantageous however full training will be provided.

    As care assistant you will support our residents, working in a way that respects their dignity and promotes independence. Duties will include; assisting with personal care needs, helping with mobility around the home, providing support at meal times and responding to assistance calls.

    In return for:
    • Significantly enhanced rates for nights and weekends plus additional uplift for overtime
    • Flexible hours, including full or part-time, days or nights
    • Competitive rates of pay
    • Specialist training and development
    • Pioneering dementia care
    • Working for a family business
    • Staff recognition including Annual Awards
    • Ongoing training
    • Career development opportunities
    • Full support with your revalidation and CPD
    • Great staff facilities, including changing rooms with lockers and showers
    • Modern, purpose-built home with state-of-the-art facilities
    • A supportive team and a fantastic working environment
    • 5 minutes walk from local bus and train services
    • Refer a friend scheme


    We're looking for friendly, outgoing people who will build a rapport with residents and colleagues, helping to maintain an engaging, sociable home for everyone.

    For an informal chat about the role prior to applying, please contact our Healthcare Director, Bernadette Mossman on 01423 788770.

    Download an application form

    Support Roles

    Receptionist
    Receptionist
    Vida Grange
    Full time
    £17,000 p/a

    Description - Welcome residents and visitors into the home and assist them with their needs. Ensure the smooth running of the reception and provide support to the admin team.

    Responsibilities

    • Receive and assist all visitors to the home in a courteous, warm and welcoming manner.
    • Answer telephone and ensure calls are put through to appropriate persons.
    • Carry out typing / word processing as required.
    • Sort the daily post and forward promptly to the correct recipient.
    • Receive deliveries via ‘Goods Inward’ ensuring all goods have been received and reach the correct department
    • Maintain Day Care diary, ensuring relevant departments are aware of day care bookings
    • Maintain company car diary
    • Maintain stock control of stationery and order as required for the home in line with budgetary requirements; to also maintain spread sheet in line with budgetary requirements
    • Register and process all client enquiries ensuring Cool Care is updated appropriately
    • Accurate minute taking and typing of meeting minutes.
    • Produce weekly menus for each house and kitchen
    • Produce handover documents and update the nominal role, nominal report and database to reflect client admissions and discharges
    • Update Cool Care to reflect details of new admissions
    • Ensure weekly client details are faxed in a timely manner to GP surgery each Monday
    • Assist with the smooth running of GP visits, liaising with houses to prevent unnecessary delays
    • Ordering of clients’ continence aids ensuring the finance team are notified for invoicing purposes
    • Arranging welcome packs, plants, door plates and client histories are ready for new client admissions
    • Scanning of documents to INVU as required
    • Typing of keyworker documents and life history stories for client’s houses
    • Support the administration function with the timely delivery of client specimens to GP surgeries and Harrogate Hospital as required
    • Support the Home Manager with visitor Show rounds for client placements
    • Any other general clerical duties as they arise



    For an informal chat about the role prior to applying, please contact our Healthcare Director, Bernadette Mossman on 01423 788770.

    Download an application form
    Kitchen Assistant
    Kitchen Assistant
    Vida Grange
    Full or Part Time - Days or Nights
    £7.83 - £9.79 per hour (Days / Nights)

    Do you enjoy helping people to get the most out of life?

    Vida Healthcare is looking for caring, conscientious people to join us at Vida Grange in Pannal, helping to care for people living with dementia.


    Clear dishes quickly and tidily and operation of the dishwashing equipment plus manual washing of crockery, pots, pans and equipment when required. Sweeping and mopping kitchen floors, washing worktables and walls always ensuring that the highest standards of hygiene are maintained. Deep cleaning of refrigerators, oven and other essential equipment in line with schedules. Emptying and cleaning of rubbish bins. Assisting with the provision of refreshments to residents plus cleaning used crockery quickly and tidily. To perform any other such reasonable duties as may be required.


    For an informal chat about the role prior to applying, please contact our Healthcare Director, Bernadette Mossman on 01423 788770.

    Download an application form
    Housekeeping & Laundry Assistant
    Housekeeping & Laundry Assistant
    Vida Grange
    Full or Part Time - Days or Nights
    £8.50 - £10.62 per hour (Days / Nights)

    Do you enjoy helping people to get the most out of life?

    Vida Healthcare is currently looking for someone to join our friendly, dedicated Housekeeping team at Vida Grange on a Full Time or Part Time basis.


    The Housekeeping team are responsible for keeping the home clean, tidy and comfortable, working carefully and sensitively to respect the privacy of our residents. They are also responsible for the careful sorting, cleaning and drying of clothing, towels and bedding for the home. Knowledge of COSHH Health & Safety standards as well as experience using commercial washing machines and tumble dryers would be advantageous, however full training will be provided.


    If you are proactive, take a pride in your work and enjoy working in a team, we would love to hear from you. For an informal chat about the role prior to applying call 01423 788770 and ask to speak to our Operations Director, Jill Young.

    Download an application form
    Chef
    Chef
    Vida Grange
    Full time - Days
    £9.64 for weekdays - £ 12.05 for weekends per hour


    Vida Grange is currently looking for someone to join our friendly, dedicated kitchen team at Vida Grange on a Full Time basis.


    Preparing nutritional food to a high standard, taking into account any special dietary requirements. Be involved in the serving of meals. Ensuring that the highest standards of hygiene are maintained. Clear dishes quickly and tidily. Meet all statutory requirements to address food hygiene regulations including holding a suitable food hygiene certificate. To perform any other such reasonable duties as may be required.


    If you are proactive, take a pride in your work and enjoy working in a team, we would love to hear from you. For an informal chat about the role prior to applying call 01423 788770 and ask to speak to our Operations Director, Jill Young.

    Download an application form

    Find out More

    It takes a special kind of person to support someone living with dementia and we’re looking for just that; special people who will share our commitment to providing quality care that improves lives.

    Respect, dignity, fairness and equality are the core values that underpin everything we do at Vida Healthcare. If you share these values then we would love to hear from you. Previous experience in dementia care would be advantageous however not essential, as full training will be provided. Most of all, we are looking for people who genuinely care about helping others.

    Did you know, in 2016 we won the Skills for Care 'Best Employer' award? Join our team and you'll get a fantastic rate of pay, flexible hours and ongoing training and development opportunities.

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