Support Worker (Leeds)

7 days left

Recruiter
Northern Healthcare
Location
Pudsey
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
22 Jul 2021
Closes
01 Aug 2021
Ref
J380-A-21-0519
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
A little bit about Northern Healthcare

Northern Health Care provides mental health recovery services across many regions within the UK. Our services consist of Support Living and community outreach services which provides our residents and service users with access to 24 hr support from experienced clinical and support staff.

What we are looking for

We are currently looking to recruit liked minded support workers to join our team who are committed and have the values, passion, and determination in putting people first , whilst supporting lives of people with a learning disability or mental health illness.

It's hard work and can sometimes be challenging but the rewards are truly amazing!

As a support worker, you will be at the heart of supporting our service users on a daily basis. You will work with service users to help them live a fulfilled and happy life, whilst living as independently as possible. You will help to enable them to develop positive relationships and to be valued as an equal member of their local community as part of their rehabilitation.

As part of this role you will work closely with a variety of colleagues and support staff to prioritise outcome-focused support to our residents.

We offer various employment contracts such as:
  • Full-time position
  • Part-time position
  • Bank work
  • Night time shifts only
  • Day time shifts only

Standard shifts are usually based on a 7 days rotational shift pattern 8am-8pm during the day and 8pm-8am waking nights, including weekends at our service inRadcliffe House, Leeds, LS28 8BG.

Your responsibilities as a Support Worker
  • Support service users with day to day activities enabling them to be able to live a full and as independent life as possible. This may include help to manage budgeting, domestic tasks or meal preparation
  • To support service users with grocery shopping and attending routine appointments.
  • Ensuring that our service users are at the heart of everything we do.
  • Support service users whilst taking of prescribed medication.
  • Support service users to be as active as they would like to be as part of their local community, whilst encouraging them to try out new things. These could include days out, family visits or arranging to go to college or use their local leisure facilities.
  • Regularly review support plans whilst ensuring that they are committed to working toward their needs and aspirations.
  • Working positively and collaboratively with other colleagues within the team
  • Work within and implement our policy and procedure, including confidentiality and safeguarding.
  • Escalate as appropriate any concerns or issues in a timely manner.
  • To maintain and keep accurate records whilst reporting in a factual and 'person centered' approach.
  • Ideally, you will have some experience as a support worker or have gained your level 2 or 3 in Health and Social Care

In return you'll receive:
  • Competitive hourly rate of £9.00/hour (equates to £18,018 per year)
  • Company Pensionscheme and contribution
  • Free car park
  • FREEEnhanced disclosure check (DBS)
  • Blue Light Card- range of exclusive online offers and in-store discounts
  • Blue Light Insurance
  • Flexible working week
  • Progression opportunitiesto various roles such as Teal Leader, Deputy Service Manager or Service Manager
  • Up to 28 days annual leave (including BH)
  • Access to discounted products and services andCarer and Care Worker benefits
  • Apprenticeships in Health and Social Care, Business Administration, Management and many more
  • Sovereign Healthcare Cover- including Dental, Optical, prescriptions and physiotherapy*
  • Employee Assistant Programme- offering holistic solutions, fast-tracked physiotherapy, mental health support and workplace adjustments *
  • Annual Staff Awards in various categories
  • "Thank you" awards


DBS Disclosure

Northern Healthcare follows safer recruitment when recruiting staff for all roles within the company and It is important that all applicants are aware of individual responsibilities when working with vulnerable adults, whilst promoting safeguarding of our service users. Candidates will be required to complete an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check, prior to starting with us.

References

For all roles we require a minimum of two references provided that must cover the last 3 years. If you have worked with vulnerable adults in the past we will be required to request references for each of these employers should you be successfully appointed.

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