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Care Assistant

Ponteland Manor
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear


Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear

Are you a passionate and caring individual looking for a rewarding career with excellent training and opportunities for development? Join Care UK, a multi award winning care provider as a Care Assistant.

The Role

  • Helping residents to remain as active and independent as possible
  • Support residents with personal care and mealtimes
  • Helping identify residents’ unique goals and implement personalised care plans
  • Supporting residents to explore new interests and engage in physical activities in a motivating and homely environment

Some of our benefits by joining the Care UK family

  • Wagestream- access your wages at any-time
  • Bank Holiday Pay Enhancements
  • Career development, training and access to our approved apprenticeship scheme
  • Hundreds of online and in-store discounts
  • Annual purchase holiday scheme
  • Wellbeing support

New to Care?

We have our own Learning Academy to provide excellent training and induction programs for all new carers and support workers and we will give you all that’s needed to have a successful career as a carer with us. Our high quality, innovative training and coaching will support the development of your skills throughout your career with us.

We are looking for people to make a difference to residents’ lives every day. When you join Care UK you’ll be joining a team who all share the same values: caring, passionate and teamwork. You will have a strong desire to help people and put residents at the heart of everything you do.

We are committed to recruiting diverse, talented people, who share our passion for helping others. We see the potential in everyone, let us help fulfil yours.

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At a glance


Thornhill Road
Newcastle upon Tyne
Tyne & Wear
NE20 9PZ

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Up to £12
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Why work at Ponteland Manor

At Care UK's Ponteland Manor in Ponteland, Tyne & Wear, providing the highest standard of care for residents is at the heart of what we do. As part of our friendly team, you'll have the opportunity to develop your career and the support to go far.

Our team works in a modern, purpose-built care home with a family atmosphere. We provide nursing, residential, early onset dementia and respite care with fantastic facilities for residents, including a pub, hair and beauty salon and a garden.

We truly believe that every one of us makes a difference. If you're a passionate, caring individual who works well in a team, consider a rewarding career at Ponteland Manor.

Why work at Ponteland Manor
Why work at Ponteland Manor
Why work at Ponteland Manor

A care role at Care UK

A care career at Care UK

Develop a fulfilling career as part of a caring and supportive team at Care UK. If you're passionate about helping others, we'll offer you a rewarding job with excellent training opportunities so you can continue to develop your skills.

Whether you’re new to care or are already a committed carer looking to take the next step in your career, at Care UK you can find a fulfilling career as part of a close-knit, friendly team.


Everyone needs to feel motivated and rewarded, so we offer a competitive package of pay and benefits. Read more here.

Here at Care UK, we want all our colleagues to have a long and successful career with us. Our vision is to provide an inclusive training culture that empowers all colleagues with sector-leading development opportunities. View our opportunities for apprenticeships, development programmes and career progression.

At Care UK, we're proud to promote our diverse workforce and are committed to nurturing an inclusive culture. Our teams’ wellbeing is our top priority, and we believe it’s important to foster a culture of promoting open and honest conversations. Read more here.

As a colleague at Care UK, we believe it’s important that you know what you can expect from your manager to ensure people are fairly treated and properly recognised from day one. Our People Promise sets out clearly what you can expect from your manager and Care UK.

A care career at Care UK
A care career at Care UK
A care career at Care UK

Trusted to care

A closely-knit team of managers, carers, nurses and support colleagues – and each of us is dedicated to your loved one’s care, health and wellbeing.

I have a degree in community health and a leadership management qualification from ILM, as well as a Level 4 in dementia care from Worcester University.

Before joining the care industry, I was the CQC-registered manager as Head of Healthcare at a male prison for 1,400 people, overseeing all aspects of primary care, secondary care and mental health substance misuse services.

I came to work at Care UK after spending a year nursing my father with a terminal illness. He had been in and out of palliative respite care, and I decided that I wanted to explore this as a career where I could give something back.

In my role as Home Manager, it’s important to have empathy and understanding and to be organised, dedicated, empowered and passionate.

My favourite part of any day is my walk round, when I go and speak to residents to see how they are and try to make them smile. I am also partial to getting involved in activities with residents. I find it very therapeutic during a busy day.

At the end of the day, ensuring we deliver the best care and making the residents and their families happy, so they are always smiling and all their wishes come to fruition, is the most important part of my role. I feel proud when I see the residents happy and smiling.

I’m a very social person, and outside of work I love to meet with friends and enjoy meals out. I love a trip to the cinema and am partial to a shopping trip too.

Paula Routledge Home Manager