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Support Workers

National Health Service

Wheaton Aston, MID
2 days ago
Wheaton Aston, MID
£15.969k - £15.969k Per Year
2 days ago
£15.969k - £15.969k Per Year

Job Reference: J123-STAFFORD-603

Employer:
The Huntercombe Group
Location:
Wheaton Aston, STAFFORD
Salary:
£9.50 per hour

We are currently seeking Healthcare Support Workers to work in our Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) at The Huntercombe Hospital Stafford located in Wheaton Aston, 10 miles from Telford & 12 miles from Wolverhampton.

The hospital is a 39 bed Tier 4 CAMHS hospital for young people aged 12 -18 years with a range of mental health disorders including eating disorders and complex needs.

We provide comprehensive assessment and treatment programmes working collaboratively with patients and their families or carers.

On the hospital site there is a purpose-built 12 bed psychiatric intensive care service (PICU) for patients with severe mental Illness who require very specialist and intensive treatment. The 15 bed eating disorders service is housed separately in the original Manor House.

The hospital is located close to the village of Wheaton Aston, 10 miles from Stafford and just 6 miles from the M6 motorway.

At Huntercombe, our Support Workers do something extraordinary every day. They make a difference to the lives of children and adults with complex needs such as mental health conditions, learning difficulties or brain injuries.

We’re looking for caring and committed individuals who want to work with a company that understands how important Support Workers are to our patients/residents recovery.

Many of our patients arrive with complex and challenging needs. Huntercombe Support Workers work in small teams with nurses, doctors, therapists and other experts, and together they make a world of difference to people’s lives.

When you join The Huntercombe Group as a Support Worker, you will be part of a company that is understanding, strives towards excellence, is innovative, reliable and accessible and above all puts people first.

Most patients and residents are referred via NHS and local authorities. We play an integral part in contributing to new models of care outlined in the Five Year Forward View.

As a Support Worker working in our Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) your main duties will be:

  • To assist the senior trained staff in their day-to-day duties and clinical related tasks
  • Maintaining and developing a high standard of care for our patients/residents by being aware of their individual needs and care programmes
  • Contributing towards effective communication, by reporting to the nurse in charge any information given by the patient/resident or relative of any incident or observation which may affect our patients physical/mental well-being
  • Providing practical assistance to our patients/residents in carrying out everyday living tasks whilst encouraging them to develop their daily living skills and realising their potential to live as independently as they find possible
  • To be actively involved with the day to day routine in individual and group activities
  • To practice within a legal framework encompassing statutory, organisational policy and guidelines.

To Join The Huntercombe Group as Support Worker you will be:

  • Empathetic and have a desire to make a difference
  • Passionate about forming therapeutic relationships
  • Committed to a person-centred approach to recovery
  • Enthusiastic about working as part of a dedicated team
  • Resilient and able to work under pressure
  • An effective communicator with good written and verbal skills
  • Willing to take ownership for the delivery of quality care and demonstrate leadership qualities
  • Legally entitled to work in the UK

In return we offer you:

  • A thorough induction programme tailored to the hospital where you will be working
  • Clear pay structure, with competitive rates
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Sick pay of 4 weeks full pay and 4 weeks half pay
  • The opportunity to participate in a company contributory pension scheme with up to 3% matching contributions
  • Maternity leave at 3 month’s full pay and 3 month’s half pay
  • 2 weeks paid paternity leave
  • Shared parental leave, matching the maternity leave benefit
  • Death in service benefit equivalent to 2 x salary
  • A range of staff discounts
  • Opportunity to train to become a nurse through our ‘grow our own’ nurses programme
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, gender, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, martial status, disability or social background. This is a great opportunity for someone to make a difference.

An enhanced DBS (England) or PVG/Disclosure Scotland (Scotland) Disclosure will be required for all successful applicants. Costs will be met by the Company.

If you like what you have read, are dynamic, forward thinking and keen to learn, with a confident ‘CAN DO’ approach in all you do, please click Apply now.

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Female Support Worker – Part Time

Westcountry Case Management

Bridgnorth, MID
Today
Bridgnorth, MID
£12.4 - £14.76 Per Hour
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£12.4 - £14.76 Per Hour
Female Support Worker – Part Time
Bridgnorth, Shropshire
The Company
 
Maximising potential for over 20 years, Westcountry Case Management provides a specialist case management service that helps individuals recruit their own support workers. We have just been rated as Outstanding in our recent CQC inspection.
Our ambition is to inspire clients, their relatives and professionals alike by consistently attaining excellent outcomes; supporting people with compassion and kindness.
We’re currently looking for a Female Support Worker to join us on a part-time basis.
The Benefits
- Salary of £12.40 per hour during weekdays and weeknights (waking night shifts), rising to £12.57 per hour after probation
- Salary of £14.23 per hour during weekend days and nights (waking night shifts), rising to £14.76 per hour after probation
- Work directly for the end service user and not an agency
- Make a huge difference to a young woman’s life
- Statutory benefits and holiday
The Role
As a Female Support Worker, you will help to provide care to our client, a 15-year-old girl with cerebral palsy.
Our client has the majority of her food, fluids and medication via a PEG, communicates using Makaton and requires assistance to mobilise.
Working as part of a small team, you’ll support our client within her family home in Bridgnorth. This will include providing personal care and helping her to achieve her day-to-day goals.
This is a part-time role, working up to 28 hours per week (averaged over a 4-week period), covering days, nights and weekends on a flexible rota basis. Additional hours will be available to cover annual leave and during the school holidays.
About You
To join us as a Female Support Worker, you will need:
- A full driving licence
- Good interpersonal and communication skills
- A flexible approach
- The ability to work well as part of a team
Due to the personal care nature of this role, only female applicants will be considered. This post is compliant with Paragraph 1, Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 relating to Occupational Requirements.
Previous experience and an NVQ (or equivalent) in care would be beneficial to your application.
Other organisations may call this role Trainee Support Worker, Junior Care Worker, Care Assistant, Residential Care Assistant, Care Worker, Care Assistant, or Personal Care Assistant.
This position requires a fully enhanced disclosure request from the DBS. You will also be required to register with the DBS Update Service.
Please note, we reserve the right to interview and appoint earlier than the stated closing date, should there be a good response to the advert.
Due to the current climate, interviews will be held via Zoom/Skype/other such teleconferencing tools, therefore candidates MUST HAVE the ability to attend an interview via these methods.
So, if you’re seeking your next step as a Female Support Worker, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.
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Experienced Children's Support Worker

Community Case Management Services

Wolverhampton, MID
2 days ago
Wolverhampton, MID
£13 - £15 Per Month
2 days ago
£13 - £15 Per Month

We are seeking two experienced Children’s Support Workers/ Buddy for a fun loving fourteen-year-old boy who has Cerebral Palsy living in the Wightwick area for 23 hours a week.

Additional bank support worker for up to 16 hours a week to cover long term sick and annual leave.

Our client is wheelchair dependent and he is a bright, intelligent and happy young man.

He uses eye gaze communication aid, but he can indicate his needs by signs and nonverbal communication.

Our client attends a school for children with special needs. He has additional one-to one support. He requires assistance with personal care and transfers. He has support at home from his parents and a very busy vibrant family life with his siblings.

He loves attending /playing football, watching sport and computer games.

We seek active support workers /buddies interested in supporting him with his skills for independence and activities at home, in the park and back in the community in time.

Working hours: 23 hours per week. Term Time- 6.45am to 9.am, 4pm to 9pm Monday to Friday and Saturday 8am to 1pm. Occasional Sunday cover - 8am to 8pm or 8am to 5pm. School Holidays- 8am to 1pm, 5pm to 9pm Monday to Friday and Saturdays 8am- 1pm. Occasional Sunday cover- 8am to 8pm or 8am to 5pm.Additional shifts will be available.

He would like buddies who are enthusiastic, fun loving, well organised and reliable.

Applicants may be considered without experience if you can evidence a caring nature and willingness to learn.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a small friendly team providing 2-1 care.

Due to him being in the high-risk category we seek support workers whom he will
be their main client. Weekly Covid testing is in place.

Rates of pay £13.00 per hour Monday to Friday, £15.00 per hour Saturday and Sunday

An NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care or equivalent is desirable. Otherwise the applicant must be willing to undertake Care Certificate training.

All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure with Child Workforce Barring. Full training will be provided. A full driving licence is essential.

NB: Community Case Management Services Limited are not the Employer

Please refer to our website: www.ccmservices.co.uk and click on the tab which says
‘Jobs Notice Board’ to view the job description and to complete an application form.

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Male Support Worker

UPWARD CARE LIMITED

Walsall, MID
1 day ago
Walsall, MID
£17k - £17k Per Year
1 day ago
£17k - £17k Per Year

 

 

Job title:

Male Support Worker - Experience with Autism

Reports to:

Registered Manager

Do you have a caring nature? Are you looking to make a difference to people's lives? Do you want to work in an environment where no two days are the same? Are you flexible with your working hours? Can you see yourself providing care to adults who need your support? If you have answered a big YES to these questions, we would love to hear from you.
We are looking for a Male Support Worker to join our care and support team in Walsall, West Midlands.

Brief Job Description:

The Support Worker will support vulnerable autistic people in their own homes providing support to individuals' in a person cantered way which includes various activities i.e.  shopping, managing own budgets, cooking, assisting with personal care and administering medication.

You will need to maintain care, support and management skills as detailed within the individual care plans and risk assessments. Record keeping and communication skills are essential to ensure effective teamwork to meet people’s needs. You will need to have professional or personal experience of people with autism.
You will be required to undertake such training and development as necessary from time-to-time be develop your career.

Ideally you will have previous experience working within a residential care or supported living setting with vulnerable people and hold NVQ Level 2 in care or an equivalent qualification. However, applications from candidates with no experience who can demonstrate the caring qualities and values that we seek in our staff are welcome.

So, are you caring? Inspirational? Optimistic? And Ambitious? – These are easy words, but the real job of a support worker is the blend all this to enable our service users to lead a fulfilling, independent and as satisfying a life as they possibly can.
The Support Worker will have a responsibility to deliver our service in accordance with standards agreed with the Registered Manager, Registered Provider, relevant regulations, and in line with accepted best practice.

Location:

Walsall, West Midlands

 

Working Hours:

 

Nominally 40 hours per week, subject to achievement of goals and objectives and the covering of vacant shifts.

 

Requirements:

Experience is advantageous but not necessary. A full programme of training will be offered to candidates who have the ability and enthusiasm to learn with a view to obtaining relevant QCF or equivalent vocational qualifications.

 

Benefits:

  • £17,000 per year salary
  • Excellent career progression opportunities (we promote from within whenever possible)
  • All mandatory training is provided
  • Care certificate qualification and a
  • NVQ level 2 in health and social care

Company Profile:

Upward Care provides care and support to people who have an assessed care and support need and may have but not limited to:

 

-          A learning disability

-          A mental health diagnosis

-          A physical disability

-          An autistic spectrum condition

-          An acquired brain injury

-          Sensory impairment

-          Dementia

 

We are sustainably growing and expanding company looking to recruit only the best employees to deliver an unrivalled high quality supported living and extra care service to people within their own homes.

 

APPLY NOW!

If you would like to be part of our team send us your CV with a covering letter by clicking the APPLY NOW link and we will get back to you within two working days!

  

 

 

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Support Worker

UPWARD CARE LIMITED

Walsall, MID
1 day ago
Walsall, MID
£17k - £17k Per Year
1 day ago
£17k - £17k Per Year

 

 

Job title:

Support Worker - Experience with Autism

Reports to:

Registered Manager

Do you have a caring nature? Are you looking to make a difference to people's lives? Do you want to work in an environment where no two days are the same? Are you flexible with your working hours? Can you see yourself providing care to adults who need your support? If you have answered a big YES to these questions, we would love to hear from you.
We are looking for a Support Worker to join our care and support team in Walsall, West Midlands.

Brief Job Description:

The Support Worker will support vulnerable autistic people in their own homes providing support to individuals' in a person cantered way which includes various activities i.e.  shopping, managing own budgets, cooking, assisting with personal care and administering medication.

You will need to maintain care, support and management skills as detailed within the individual care plans and risk assessments. Record keeping and communication skills are essential to ensure effective teamwork to meet people’s needs. You will need to have professional or personal experience of people with autism.
You will be required to undertake such training and development as necessary from time-to-time be develop your career.

Ideally you will have previous experience working within a residential care or supported living setting with vulnerable people and hold NVQ Level 2 in care or an equivalent qualification. However, applications from candidates with no experience who can demonstrate the caring qualities and values that we seek in our staff are welcome.

So, are you caring? Inspirational? Optimistic? And Ambitious? – These are easy words, but the real job of a support worker is the blend all this to enable our service users to lead a fulfilling, independent and as satisfying a life as they possibly can.
The Support Worker will have a responsibility to deliver our service in accordance with standards agreed with the Registered Manager, Registered Provider, relevant regulations, and in line with accepted best practice.

Location:

Walsall, West Midlands

 

Working Hours:

 

Nominally 40 hours per week, subject to achievement of goals and objectives and the covering of vacant shifts.

 

Requirements:

Experience is advantageous but not necessary. A full programme of training will be offered to candidates who have the ability and enthusiasm to learn with a view to obtaining relevant QCF or equivalent vocational qualifications.

 

Benefits:

  • £17,000 per year salary
  • Excellent career progression opportunities (we promote from within whenever possible)
  • All mandatory training is provided
  • Care certificate qualification and a
  • NVQ level 2 in health and social care

Company Profile:

Upward Care provides care and support to people who have an assessed care and support need and may have but not limited to:

 

-          A learning disability

-          A mental health diagnosis

-          A physical disability

-          An autistic spectrum condition

-          An acquired brain injury

-          Sensory impairment

-          Dementia

 

We are sustainably growing and expanding company looking to recruit only the best employees to deliver an unrivalled high quality supported living and extra care service to people within their own homes.

 

APPLY NOW!

If you would like to be part of our team send us your CV with a covering letter by clicking the APPLY NOW link and we will get back to you within two working days!

  

 

 

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Children's Residential Support Worker

Randstad Care

Telford, MID
5 days ago
Telford, MID
£8.72 - £10 Per Hour
5 days ago
£8.72 - £10 Per Hour
Are you an experienced Children's Residential Support Worker? Do you enjoy supporting and working with children and young people? We are looking for a dynamic and experienced Children's Residential Support Worker to work on an interim basis at Children's residential homes in Telford. You will be working at various private children's residential homes where you will offer support and development to young people who have challenging behaviours and complex needs. Though the role is challenging it is rewarding due to the difference that you will make to young people's lives. As well as competitive rates of pay of £8.72- £10 per hour and a contributory pension scheme, other benefits include: · Weekly accrued holiday hours· Flexible hours - weekdays and weekends· Free training· Dedicated specialist consultant In addition to being an experienced and dynamic support worker, essential requirements include: · A minimum of 1 years' experience of working with children and young people in Residential Care· Experience of supporting children and young people who have challenging behaviour and complex needs· The ability to work well as part of a team and a commitment to providing care and support to children and young people· Ideally NVQ3 caring for Children and Young People· Full driving licence If you are looking for work on a temporary basis and feel you have the ability to make a difference to young people's lives please contact me today for more information.I have 14 years' experience of recruiting quality candidates, building longstanding relationships with clients and candidates. I have extensive knowledge of the clients I work with and an understanding of the young people they support to ensure the right candidate match for the service. If this role does not sound quite right for you but you have experience of working with children and young people in residential care please get in touch to see how I may be able to support you.

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.

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Support Worker at Spinney Close -Kidderminster, Learning Disabilities

National Health Service

Kidderminster, MID
1 day ago
Kidderminster, MID
£16.778k - £20.404k Per Year
1 day ago
£16.778k - £20.404k Per Year

Job Reference: J192-A-20-9763

Employer:
Turning Point
Location:
Kidderminster
Salary:
£16,778 - £20,404

Support Worker in Kidderminster - DY10

Contract type: Full-Time / Part-Time / Bank

Salary:£16,778 based on 37 hours / £20,404 based on 45 hours / £8.72 per hour


Do you have a caring nature? Are you looking to make a difference to people's lives? Do you want to work in an environment where no two days are the same?Are you flexiblewith your working hours? Can you see yourself providing care to adults who need your support?

If you have answered a big YES to these questions we would love to hear from you.

Job description

At Turning Point, we support people with Learning Disabilities across England.

As a Support Worker, you will make a real difference to residents' lives as you improve their daily living skills. Passionate about people, you will enjoy the scope and support to enhance your own life and career too, as you gain the experience and training you need to progress with us.

Where will I be working?

Our service in Kidderminster provides a 24 hour supported living facility in providing care for adults with Learning Disabilities. We endeavour to create positive family relationships offering a good circle of support.

There is a strong focus on supporting individuals' lives in a person centered way which includes various activities, shopping, managing own budgets and cooking. We tailor our services to enable people to be as independent as possible.

Shift Patterns

This is a 24 hour service, therefore flexibility is essential. You will be working a range of shifts from 7:00am to 2:00/3:00pm and 2:00/3:00 pm to 9:00/10:00pm, sleep ins or waking nights, some weekends.

Please note that the shifts may vary.

This is a hand-on job in which no two days are the same. Your Duties will include:

  • Promoting the independence of people we support
  • Supporting a full range of daily activities including cleaning and cooking, days out or going away on holiday
  • Arranging activities in the home and in the local community
  • Developing residents' life skills and personal interests
  • Helping residents stay safe and healthy
  • Assisting with personal care needs
  • Manual handling
  • Supporting people with medication
  • Ensuring record keeping is maintained to the required standard at all times and contributing to service monitoring requirements

Whilst knowledge of learning disabilities and complex needs would be beneficial, it isn't essential. What is essential is that you are:

  • Passionate, caring and enthusiastic
  • Flexible, patient and non-judgemental
  • A great team player with lots of energy
  • Able to demonstrate good communication skills
  • Able to complete the physical aspects of the role such as manual handling where needed

As a leading health and social care provider with more than 300 locations across England, we take real pride in the services we offer.

Across the varied regions, sectors and settings we operate within, our organisation is held together by a shared vision – and our people are connected by the same values. These include belief in potential, confidence in communication, embracing positive change and always treating each other as individuals.

We run all of our services on a not-for-profit basis; instead, we invest every penny back into our services and people. We never stop believing in change for the better, and we work constantly to improve the lives of the people we support.

Our people bring our vision to life. So, if you are enthusiastic, motivated and committed to support others to fulfilling their potential, here at Turning Point, we don't just offer you a job – we offer you a career.

What benefits will I receive?

Of course, we know it's not about the money. But that doesn't mean we don't reward our people for their invaluable work with a benefits package that includes:

  • Comprehensive Learning and Development opportunities - we are Investors in People Silver accredited
  • 28 days holiday, increasing with each year of service until 30 days. Plus the option to purchase additional holidays
  • Flexible benefit options including, bike to work schemes and season ticket loans
  • Competitive Pension and Life Assurance scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme and access to online Health and Wellbeing support
  • Flexible working patterns to support work/life balance
  • Access to a wide range of discounts including Cinema, Groceries and Gym

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Children and Family Support Worker (UASC) – ref CH26320

Walsall Council

Walsall
5 days ago
Walsall
5 days ago

Children and Family Support Worker (UASC) – ref CH26320

Salary G6 £23, 308 to £27, 468 per annum (pro rata) 18.5 hours

Fixed term contract (Funded for 2 years) 

An opportunity has arisen for a Family Support Worker post based in our Transitions and Leaving Care Service. 

You will need to be passionate about our children in care in order to shape our support of unaccompanied asylum seeking young people.  Many of these young people may have complex and diverse needs ranging from a variety of backgrounds.  You will work alongside social workers and personal advisors to support children and their families/carers to help them achieve the best outcomes; complete direct and life story work with our young people as well as supporting them to obtain additional support through partner agencies.  

You will need experience of working with children, ability to work closely and cooperatively with colleagues, have good communication skills, a professional approach to working with children, young people and carers as well as a willingness to extending your knowledge and skills. 

This post is covered by the Government’s Code of Practice on the English Language Fluency Duty for public sector workers.  The post holder will be required to communicate verbally with customers and provide advice and/or information in accurate spoken English.
View Job Description and Employee Specification

Closing date: Thursday 4th March 2021
View Information for Applicants

Please note that the ‘Apply’ link will open a new website (Taleo Careers), for which you will need to create an account to enable you to apply.
Walsall Council takes seriously the responsibility to safeguard and promote the welfare of all the children, young people entrusted to our care and it is our expectation that all staff will share this commitment. We will ensure continuous development and improvement of robust recruitment processes and procedures that promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce. Completion of an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check is a requirement for working with children and young people. 

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Family Support Worker

Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council

Dudley
11 days ago
Dudley
11 days ago

“Dudley Early Help: Building resilience, not reliance”

Are you looking for your next challenge?

Do you want to be part of a team that is striving to offer outstanding services for Children and families?

Have you got the skills and experience to make change happen?

…….If the answer is yes then we would like you to be part of #Teamdudley

Hours: 37 per week

Salary:  Grade 6

In Dudley, Early Help is a strategic priority. We've transformed and improved the way we provide services for children, young people and families by adopting new and innovative ways of working. You can read more about our plans in our EARLY HELP STRATEGY

We are seeking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Family Support Worker within our Child Adolescent Response Team.

We are looking for an experienced professional who has a history of working within family support, youth or social care services to promote better outcomes for children, young people and families. You must have experience of case work, completing comprehensive assessments and plans for children young people and families, undertaking direct work with children and young people, and have experience of working with children, Young People and families with complex needs. As a Family Support Worker within Family Solutions you can expect:

  • A comprehensive learning and development package
  • High quality professional supervision
  • Supportive and collaborative team working
  • Excellent progression opportunities
  • A significantly streamlined IT system allowing more time away from admin and more time to work with children and their families

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; therefore the post is subject to medical clearance and an enhanced DBS check.

For enquiries in relation to this vacancy, please contact Heather Dudfield on 01384 817849 or at heather.dudfield@dudley.gov.uk   

For further information on Dudley Children's Social Care please go to http://www.childrenservicesjobs-dudley.org.uk/

NB:  We reserve the right to close vacancies prior to their advertised date if we receive a large number of applications.

Online application forms will only be accepted for this vacancy, online facilities for jobs are available at public libraries within the Dudley Borough.

If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application please contact the HR Resourcing Team via HR.Resourcing@dudley.gov.uk
If you are experiencing a problem whilst applying for a position, please follow the link below to the WM Jobs Help Page in the first instance; WM Jobs  If the WM Jobs Help Page does not resolve your issue then please contact the HR Resourcing Team via HR.Resourcing@dudley.gov.uk

The Council will check the information that you have provided against any details already held for accuracy and completeness. The Council will check, share and cross match your information both internally within the council and with external organisations to protect public funds and prevent or detect crime, only where the law allows us to do so. The Council’s full Privacy and Disclaimer Statement can be accessed on the website at http://www.dudley.gov.uk/

The council has a contractual 3 days mandatory unpaid leave which, for the majority of services, are fixed at the Christmas period.  This represents a pay deduction of 1.15% in return for which employees are afforded three days unpaid leave (pro-rata for part time staff).

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Support Worker

National Care Group

Kidderminster
6 days ago
Kidderminster
6 days ago
Job Description

Your potential plus our commitment changes lives

Support Workers provide a vital part in providing the people we support with the care and ability to improve their quality of life.

We are currently looking for  Support Workers to join our team in Kidderminster.

Full Time and Part Time Positions available.

Coppice Lodge is a spacious 6 bed service specialising in adults with a learning disability, autism, and challenging behaviours, it compromises of 3 large communal areas leading out into a sizeable and inviting rear garden. We provide support with mobility, personal care, medical problems and increasing individuals life skills. 

We pride ourselves on providing a warm and welcoming environment, with a skilled and enthusiastic team that continue to deliver outstanding care whilst promoting independence through a person-centered approach.

Shifts are over a 7 day rota - 10pm-7am

As one of the UK’s leading providers of care and support services to vulnerable adults, National Care Group fully appreciate the amazing and life changing work our Support Workers do. That is why we offer:

  • A Competitive hourly rate of £8.76
  • Specialist and Blended Training and Development – we believe in promoting from within
  • Enhanced Training that includes Induction Training, Service Specific as well as opportunities to complete a Care Certificate and NVQ/QCF
  • Access to Digital Perks where you can gain discounts on gym memberships, shopping, theme parks, travel and more
  • Unlimited Refer a Friend Scheme to earn £300 per successful referral

 

Your role as a Support Worker will include:
- Providing 1-1 and group support sessions
- Creating engaging and creative ways to interact with the people you support
- Help with accessing the community and taking the people you support to their appointments.
- Set person-centred goals and agreeing on how to reach them
- Help with personal care when required
- Support the running of the home including the cooking and cleaning.


The most important qualities needed in a Support Worker are the ability to treat others with respect, listen to their needs and understand their emotions. Be Kind, friendly and honest. 

Do you have the necessary values and qualities?
If Yes, Come and join our amazing team. 

Salary

£15.969k - £15.969k Per Year

Job Type

full-time

Posted

2 days ago

Description

Job Reference: J123-STAFFORD-603

Employer:
The Huntercombe Group
Location:
Wheaton Aston, STAFFORD
Salary:
£9.50 per hour

We are currently seeking Healthcare Support Workers to work in our Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) at The Huntercombe Hospital Stafford located in Wheaton Aston, 10 miles from Telford & 12 miles from Wolverhampton.

The hospital is a 39 bed Tier 4 CAMHS hospital for young people aged 12 -18 years with a range of mental health disorders including eating disorders and complex needs.

We provide comprehensive assessment and treatment programmes working collaboratively with patients and their families or carers.

On the hospital site there is a purpose-built 12 bed psychiatric intensive care service (PICU) for patients with severe mental Illness who require very specialist and intensive treatment. The 15 bed eating disorders service is housed separately in the original Manor House.

The hospital is located close to the village of Wheaton Aston, 10 miles from Stafford and just 6 miles from the M6 motorway.

At Huntercombe, our Support Workers do something extraordinary every day. They make a difference to the lives of children and adults with complex needs such as mental health conditions, learning difficulties or brain injuries.

We’re looking for caring and committed individuals who want to work with a company that understands how important Support Workers are to our patients/residents recovery.

Many of our patients arrive with complex and challenging needs. Huntercombe Support Workers work in small teams with nurses, doctors, therapists and other experts, and together they make a world of difference to people’s lives.

When you join The Huntercombe Group as a Support Worker, you will be part of a company that is understanding, strives towards excellence, is innovative, reliable and accessible and above all puts people first.

Most patients and residents are referred via NHS and local authorities. We play an integral part in contributing to new models of care outlined in the Five Year Forward View.

As a Support Worker working in our Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) your main duties will be:

  • To assist the senior trained staff in their day-to-day duties and clinical related tasks
  • Maintaining and developing a high standard of care for our patients/residents by being aware of their individual needs and care programmes
  • Contributing towards effective communication, by reporting to the nurse in charge any information given by the patient/resident or relative of any incident or observation which may affect our patients physical/mental well-being
  • Providing practical assistance to our patients/residents in carrying out everyday living tasks whilst encouraging them to develop their daily living skills and realising their potential to live as independently as they find possible
  • To be actively involved with the day to day routine in individual and group activities
  • To practice within a legal framework encompassing statutory, organisational policy and guidelines.

To Join The Huntercombe Group as Support Worker you will be:

  • Empathetic and have a desire to make a difference
  • Passionate about forming therapeutic relationships
  • Committed to a person-centred approach to recovery
  • Enthusiastic about working as part of a dedicated team
  • Resilient and able to work under pressure
  • An effective communicator with good written and verbal skills
  • Willing to take ownership for the delivery of quality care and demonstrate leadership qualities
  • Legally entitled to work in the UK

In return we offer you:

  • A thorough induction programme tailored to the hospital where you will be working
  • Clear pay structure, with competitive rates
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Sick pay of 4 weeks full pay and 4 weeks half pay
  • The opportunity to participate in a company contributory pension scheme with up to 3% matching contributions
  • Maternity leave at 3 month’s full pay and 3 month’s half pay
  • 2 weeks paid paternity leave
  • Shared parental leave, matching the maternity leave benefit
  • Death in service benefit equivalent to 2 x salary
  • A range of staff discounts
  • Opportunity to train to become a nurse through our ‘grow our own’ nurses programme
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, gender, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, martial status, disability or social background. This is a great opportunity for someone to make a difference.

An enhanced DBS (England) or PVG/Disclosure Scotland (Scotland) Disclosure will be required for all successful applicants. Costs will be met by the Company.

If you like what you have read, are dynamic, forward thinking and keen to learn, with a confident ‘CAN DO’ approach in all you do, please click Apply now.

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