Support Worker- Colchester, Essex

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Recruiter
Kingston Noble
Location
Colchester
Salary
15069.0000
Posted
04 Feb 2017
Closes
04 Mar 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client, one of the UK's largest care providers for adults with learning disabilities,complex needs and challenging behaviour are currently recruiting experienced support workers for their hospital in Colchester Essex.

The unit is a locked rehabilitation service for adults with:

  • Mental Health Issues
  • complex care needs
  • Forensic care needs
  • Challenging behaviour
  • Been detained under the mental health act

They are seeking support workers who have a minimum 12 months experience in a similar forensic service and who have had experienece working with clients with challenging behaviour. As part of the role you will work closely with the Nurses and Occupational thereapists to ensure the best possible care is given to the service users at all times, you will assist with promoting independence, monitoring of behaviour and ensuring their safety at all times.

The unit runs on a shift pattern of long days and alternate weekends, due to the nature of the role you are required to be flexible with working hours and ideally be qualified to NVQ L2. All succesfull candidates will be provided with MAPA restraint training and guidance on redirection techniques.

This is a fantastic opportunity for experienced support workers to progress in an ever expanding company and be supported throughout your career.