Bank Support Worker

CAS Behavioural Health
West Yorkshire
11 May 2017
10 Jun 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
CAS Behavioral Health is one of the UK’s leading providers of specialist behavioral adult healthcare services.

CAS community services consists of a number of residential homes in the Yorkshire region which are home to individuals with a primary diagnosis of learning disability accompanied with challenging behaviour including mental illness, co-morbid substance misuse or a forensic background. Our service users may have autism or Asperger’s syndrome requiring highly structure and / or modified stimuli environments. Our service users are mainly aged 18+ and our sites can vary from gender specified to mixed.

Our sites are as follows:

• Beacon House - Bradford
• Beckly - Halifax
• Dene Brook – Rotherham
• Hawkstone – Bradford
• Kirkside House / Kirkside Lodge - Leeds
• Langdale – Huddersfield
• Longfield - Bradford
• Norcott House / Norcott Lodge - Liversedge
• Oxley - Huddersfield
• Supported Living – Langdale Coach House / Gledcliffe and Ashfield - Huddersfield
• Thornfield - Bradford
• Outwood – Leeds

Job Role:
• As a Bank Support Worker a key aspect of your role will be to build professional working relationships with clients and other staff members throughout the establishment.
• Our Bank Support Workers aim to maintain a safe, clean and enjoyable environment for our Clients to live in, which will involve undertaking some domestic duties and complying with policies and procedures.
• We will expect you to learn about our Clients specific needs to ensure the highest standard of care is delivered for each individual. One of your main duties will be to assist the clients with medical, hygiene and welfare needs and to complete relevant administration and reports as required regarding medication or safeguarding.
• It is essential that our Bank Support workers are committed to maintaining our client’s personal hygiene and appearance corresponding with their individual care plans.

Please see attached the below document explaining the job role in further detail.

About you:
• To succeed as a Bank Support Worker there are a number of qualities you must have, including exceptional communication skills, resilience, a teamwork mind-set and the ability to maintain professionalism as and when challenging situations arise.
• You may have gained these skills from a variety of backgrounds. Some of our Bank Support Workers have come from diverse areas such as healthcare, customer service or have cared for someone personally. Others have developed these skills by working with members of the public or as part of a team. It is desirable if you are working towards or have obtained a relevant healthcare qualification. Above all, you will be someone with a genuine desire to help others and be committed to our resident’s health, safety and welfare.
• We require our Bank Support Workers to have the ability to work a flexible shift pattern.

Why join us?
• In return we offer many benefits which include: training on site, paid DBS, pension scheme, staff uniform, free meals and childcare vouchers. We also offer the cycle to work scheme and free parking on site.

Specific Requirement
• Please note – this role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 as you will be in contact with vulnerable adults. Therefore all candidates invited for interview will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check and any offer of employment is subject to successful clearance.

If you are looking for a truly rewarding career with great prospects then we would love to hear from you.