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Dementia care workers wanted in Harrogate

Vida Court, Harrogate.

A leading provider of dementia care based in Harrogate is recruiting for new people to join its team.

Vida Healthcare delivers care to the 200 residents living with dementia across its three ‘outstanding’ rated care homes. 

And the care provider is now seeking to recruit Care Assistants and Wellbeing Facilitators to add to its team of around 550.

Operating within Vida’s three care homes - Vida Court, Vida Grange and Vida Hall - employees deliver expert, dedicated dementia care, from early onset dementia care, residential, nursing and complex dementia care to Huntington's Disease care. 

James Rycroft, Managing Director at Vida Healthcare, said: 

“Vida Healthcare is an exceptional place to work. We are looking for individuals who embody compassion and kindness and align with our values of delivering the highest quality, consistent care to join our team. 

“By selecting the right candidates, we can meet the residents’ personal care needs while upholding their dignity and fostering independence. 

James added:

“At Vida, we recognise our staff as our most valuable asset and prioritise their professional growth through tailored training programmes, such as the Vida Academy

“This not only ensures daily fulfilment of resident needs but also offers opportunities for career advancement and the acquisition of essential caregiving skills.”

While previous knowledge and experience in dementia care is desirable, Vida Healthcare recognises the importance of ongoing training and development for its staff. 

With initiatives promoting staff retention, attracting new talent and ensuring the best quality of care, Vida Healthcare’s commitment to its employees is evident through its bespoke training facility, the Vida Academy. 

The academy offers specialised programmes tailored to individual needs, supporting long-term employee growth and career advancement. 

James said:

“As part of our dedication to enhancing care for people with dementia, our long-term mission is to further strengthen our team of compassionate and skilled care workers. 

“We’re also focused on developing the team at our specialist Huntington’s Disease House, aiming to provide a higher level of care that encourages residents’ independence while providing a homely living environment. 

“This ensures our residents receive the highest quality of care, with the ultimate aim of enhancing their quality of life.”

Vida Healthcare’s dedication to employee training and development has led to a 97 percent staff retention rate - far exceeding the national care industry average of 71 percent.

For more information on roles at Vida Healthcare, visit https://vidahealthcare.co.uk/jobs-vida-healthcare-harrogate/

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