Support Worker

08 Mar 2018
24 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you looking for a career within social care?

Are you looking for the right opportunity within an organisation to progress?

Are you passionate about improving the lives of others?

If you have answered yes to any of the above questions a career with The Huntercombe Group may very well be for you.

The Huntercombe Group are specialists in the treatment of mental health problems, learning disabilities and brain injuries. They provide help and support to children, young people and adults. We are actively looking for 25 nurturing, career-driven individuals to join their award-winning medical teams, therapists and carers in maintaining and developing their expert standards in mental health support. If you’re looking for a career in mental health support work, there truly is no better provider to work for.

Your new role

You will be based at Ashley House Hospital on the outskirts of Newcastle-under-Lyme (Baldwins Gate.) Using the training and support from your expert team, you will be responsible for the delivery of exceptional levels of day to day support and rehabilitation of adults with mental health and learning disabilities. You will be an integral part of the hospitals support team and working together with your colleagues, you will ensure the health, safety, welfare and security of patients, colleagues and members of the public are maintained at all times.

What you'll need to succeed

These Support Worker vacancies can be challenging and as such you will need to possess the naturally caring and supportive nature and mind-set to help you succeed within this setting. An understanding of Mental Health support and rehabilitation in children’s services is advantageous, however your commitment to furthering your training, professional career development and dedication to supporting those with mental health needs is an essential aspect of this role. It is absolutely essential that you are flexible with shift work, including days, nights and weekends. Due to the location and shift patterns you will also need to possess a driving licence and your own vehicle to be able to work at this site.

What you'll get in return

You will work a 46 hour week and receive a competitive salary of £8.47 per hour. (All hours worked in your week over 37.5 will be paid at £10.59 per hour – Overtime is also paid at £10.59 per hour) In total you can expect an annual salary of around £21,100 per annum.

You will be working for one of the UKs leading providers of mental health support and rehabilitation while having a genuine positive effect on the lives and futures of those patients under your care. This is a fantastic opportunity to be given access to and supported with excellent further professional training and career development opportunities.

As mentioned, if you’re looking for a career in mental health support work, there truly is no better provider to work for.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV.

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