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Support Worker

Employer
Elysium Healthcare
Location
Guisley
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
18 Oct 2021
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Experience required for this position

If you care for others without a second thought and are looking for a rewarding career where you can make a difference and changes lives for the better, then an Experienced Support Worker at Spring Wood Lodge could be the right choice for you.

As an Recovery Worker, you will have previous experience in a similar setting within the NHS or private care, you'll receive training to join the team and will be valued and supported, with career development opportunities available.

You will join a team that works well together to provide care to people with mental health conditions. You will utilsing your previous experience as a Healthcare Assistant/Care Worker to support people to lead a valued and fulfilled life.

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

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.

The Elysium Wellbeing team is on hand to keep you feeling great; be it a chat, massage or group activities. Who doesn't like a free massage at work?

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.

Where you will be working

Location: 1 Towngate Close, Guiseley, Leeds, LS20 9PQ

You will be working at Spring Wood Lodge, a service that supports women over the age of 18 who have complex emotional and mental health problems associated with significant risk behaviours. Typically they have a diagnosis of personality disorder or a severe mental illness.

They may not have had their needs met in a general psychiatric service including acute inpatient units, community mental health teams or community personality disorder service. Working as part of a team, you will focus on active rehabilitation with a view to achieving sustainable discharge.

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

What you will get
  • Annual salary of £18,525
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave - plus your birthday off!
  • Free meals and parking
  • Well-being support and activities
  • Career development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Maternity Package
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • 2 weeks paid induction

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

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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