Support Worker - ABI and Mental Health - Bristol

Recruiter
Newcross Healthcare
Location
Bristol (City Centre)
Posted
12 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We have several flexible vacancies for experienced Support Workers to work full or part time hours in the local Warmley area through our friendly Bristol branch.You will be working with a variety of service users who experience a variety of challenges in their day to day lives, due to a range of healthcare needs. Ideally, you will have previous experience working with mental health, brain injuries and/or medication administration.The Support Worker Role Our person-centred service is designed to enrich the quality of life of service users, helping them to socialise with family, friends and the local community. That is why we are recruiting only the most compassionate and empathetic individuals. You will play an essential role in supporting service users with mental health disabilities, promoting their independence and protecting their dignity. If you take pride in giving the best possible care that enhances the wellbeing and quality of life of every individual you care for, we can offer you flexible day, night or weekend shifts and the chance to choose your own rota with the added support of a permanent contract, guaranteed hours and a local line manager.The BenefitsCompetitive salary, paid weekly including holiday payPermanent, flexible contract with guaranteed hoursFree uniform & training through credits earned as you workAgreed mileage payments for most clientsCriminal record check (DBS) cost refunded after initial periodOnline area and smartphone app to manage your availability, bookings and payslips24-hour support contact centre, open 365 days a yearLocal line manager and branch support team based in BristolRecommend a Friend scheme paying up to £500 per successful referral Why Should You Apply?Treating our staff well is at the centre of what we do. At Newcross we hire permanent staff, and with over 200 training courses on offer, we help them develop. It is important for us to provide stability to our people, we are not and never have been a 'zero hours' employer. All of our healthcare professionals have minimum hours guaranteed in their contracts, giving them the security of a steady income.To ensure you are able to meet your guaranteed hours, you should be willing to travel to a variety of client locations within Bristol and the surrounding towns. Access to your own vehicle is desired.Person SpecificationTo apply for this support worker vacancy, you will need the right to live and work in the UK, at least 3 months previous paid experience in a UK care environment and at least two referee contact details to include a supervisor who can comment on your clinical ability.You'll also need a certificate confirming your participation in a practical moving and handling course in the last 12 months, or be willing to book onto a Newcross courseClick the Apply Now button to begin your applicationIf you cannot apply online, please call 0800 252 881. Newcross Healthcare Solutions is committed to promoting equal opportunities and nothing in this job advert is intended to discriminate against anyone in any way.

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