Support Worker

NHS

Job Description

If you care for others without a second thought, have had or are willing to have your Covid-19 vaccine, and are looking for a rewarding career where you can make a difference and change lives for the better and enjoy a 500 welcome bonus, then a Support Worker at Gregory Housecould be the right choice for you.

Whether you are looking for a new challenge and already work in healthcare through the NHS or private care, you’ll receive training to join the team where you will be valued and supported, with career development opportunities available.

It’s a career that you can take pride in while enjoying the satisfaction of helping people and seeing them improve. It’s what delivering great healthcare should feel like.

What you will be doing

You will join the team that works well together to provide care for women with complex emotional and mental health conditions within low secure service that encourage independence. Whether you have been a Support Worker, Healthcare Assistant or a Care Worker, you will utilise your experience to support people to lead a valued and fulfilled life.

It can be quite a challenging environment at times, so a positive attitude, compassion, resilience and vigilance are important. But it is hugely rewarding to see people improve; being able to do something today that they couldn’t do last week because of you. There are also career development opportunities in abundance. With a huge range of courses that will see you grow and succeed. If you have the aspiration, capability and dedication, we can give you the support and opportunities to help you achieve your career goals.

The shift patterns include working nights and weekends, 12 hours a day, 3-4 days a week.

Where you will be working

Location: Furness Road, Workington, Cumbria, CA14 3PDYou will be working at Gregory House, a Learning Disability and Autism service, providing care and support to 24 adults who have a learning disability and/or mental health needs.You will work alongside the team at Gregory House, helping to provide a specialist provision. The service has an enhanced level of support to allow people with continuing challenging behaviour and high support needs to be cared for in the least restrictive setting possible, but within a service which is robust and structured enough to meet their ongoing needs and risks.The service ensures people lead good and meaningful everyday lives, where they have choice and control, accessing mainstream services and facilities, engaging in work and training, in leisure opportunities, hobbies and areas of personal interest. Gregory House encourages people to be as independent as possible with the long-term aim of people moving onto a more independent living setting.What you will get

•Annual salary of 19,760• Equivalent of 33 days annual leave plus your birthday off!• Free meals and parking• Wellbeing support and activities• Career development and training• Pension contribution• 2 Week Paid Induction• Life Assurance• Enhanced Maternity Package• Flexible working opportunities

There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers.

About your next employer

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care.

Each and every employee is valued and supported, as everyone has an important role to play in the success of Elysium. It is only with the dedication, passion and hard work from staff that excellent care programs that truly benefit the service users can be delivered.

With a network of over 70 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person’s individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

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