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DATE ADDED: Tue 22/05/2018

Healthcare Support Worker

London, UK

JOB TYPE: Permanent

SALARY: £19545/annum

We are currently seeking Healthcare Support Workers to join our Mental Health and Intellectual Disabilities PICU/Acute Service at The Huntercombe Hospital Roehampton, 4 miles from Richmond and 9 miles from central London. The Huntercombe Hospital Roehampton is a 39 bedded purpose-built psychiatric intensive care unit in South West London. The hospital provides a secure and safe, gender-specific environment for adults who have suffered an acute deterioration or relapse in their mental wellbeing. We specialise in providing intensive and bespoke, individualised treatment plans working collaboratively with patients and their families or carers. The hospital is located just off the A306 in Roehampton, 4 miles from Richmond and 9 miles from central London. The nearest main line train station is Putney or Barnes with good transport links to the hospital. We employ staff in a variety of different roles and provide ongoing support with comprehensive training, learning and development opportunities. Working with The Huntercombe Group is rewarding and varied. Through our “Conversation into Action” programme we actively encourage our employees to get involved and to drive organisational change for the better. As a Support Worker you will support the senior team in the running of the shift, whilst showing warmth and support to our patients/residents and their families; helping to promote independence and dignity and positively enhancing the lives of individuals in our care. This exciting and dynamic role will place you at the heart of the team, working closely with residents/patients and other external professionals to deliver the best care and rehabilitation. As a Healthcare Support Worker working in our Forensic Mental Health Psychiatric Mental Health Services your main duties will be: •Maintaining and developing a high standard of care for our patients/residents by being aware of their individual needs and care programmes •To assist the senior trained staff in their day-to-day duties and clinical related tasks •Contributing towards effective communication, by reporting to the nurse in charge any information given by the patient/resident or relative of any incident or observation which may affect our patients physical/mental well-being •Providing practical assistance to our patients/residents in carrying out everyday living tasks whilst encouraging them to develop their daily living skills and realising their potential to live as independently as they find possible •To be actively involved with the day to day routine in individual and group activities •To practice within a legal framework encompassing statutory, organisational policy and guidelines. To join the Huntercombe Group as a Healthcare Support Worker you will be: •Passionate about forming therapeutic relationships with people •Committed to a person-centred approach to recovery •Enthusiastic about working as part of a dedicated team •Resilient and able to work under pressure •An effective communicator with good written and verbal skills •Legally entitled to work in the UK 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 with up to 3% matching contributions •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) Working pattern: 37.625 hours per week An enhanced DBS (England) or PVG/Disclosure Scotland (Scotland) Disclosure will be required for all successful applicants. Costs will be met by the Company. If you like what you have read, are dynamic, forward thinking and keen to learn, with a confident ‘CAN DO’ approach in all you do, please click Apply now
Role: Healthcare Support Worker
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Greater London,

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