Support Worker

The Huntercombe Group
£9.61/hour Additional benefits
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The Huntercombe Hospital - Maidenhead

The hospital is a 60 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.

The hospital is located approximately 1 mile from junction 7 of the M4 motorway and offers FREE on site parking.

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.

Job Summary:

Providing an excellent caring service in conjunction with the qualified nursing team.

Maintaining and developing high standards of care for our patients while being aware of their individual needs and care programmes.

Contributing towards effective communication, by reporting to nurse in charge any information given by patient/relative, incident or observation which may affect patients' physical/mental well-being.

Contributing to the maintenance of a safe and comfortable ward.

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-centered approach to recovery.
Enthusiastic about working as part of a dedicated team.
Resilient and able to work under pressure.
Show leadership qualities and be willing to take ownership for the delivery of quality care.

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.
Maternity leave at 3 month’s full pay and 3 month’s half pay, (up to a maximum salary of £50k).
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.
Access to Myfamilycare services which provides support and information at critical life events including access to experts and emergency care services.
Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

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

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