14 May 2024

Tyneside care provider recognised for ‘workplace excellence’ creates 20 new jobs

A Tyneside homecare provider is expanding its team after winning two prestigious accolades for its commitment to fair and ethical employment practices.

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Right at Home Tyneside, which currently employs 57 highly trained members of staff to care for older and disabled adults living in their own homes, is taking on 20 new CareGivers to meet the increasing demand for its services.

The news comes after the provider was accredited as a Living Wage Employer for paying staff a wage that exceeds the cost of living.

Right at Home also recently received the Good Work Pledge award from the North of Tyne Combined Authority, a partnership of three local authorities - Newcastle City Council, North Tyneside Council, and Northumberland County Council and the North of Tyne Elected Mayor.

The award celebrates best practice in building a thriving workforce.

David Baxter, Owner of Right at Home Tyneside, said: "We are honoured to have received the 'Good Work Pledge' and Living Wage Employer accreditation.

“These accolades reaffirm our commitment to our staff and our community and inspire us to continue striving for excellence in everything we do."

Right at Home Tyneside’s latest recruitment drive focuses on hiring individuals who share the provider’s values of compassion, empathy, and professionalism.

“We aim to build a team that is dedicated to making a meaningful difference to the lives of others,” David added.

Right at Home Tyneside, based in Longbenton, provides highly personalised care services, from companionship and personal care to dementia care and around-the-clock support, to Clients living across Tyneside.

Launched in May 2013, the provider is preparing to celebrate its 11th anniversary.  

David said: "This milestone is a testament to the dedication of our team and the trust placed in us by our clients and their families. As we look to the future, we are excited to expand our team and continue our mission of providing exceptional care to those who need it most."

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