Part-time Eating Disorder Support Worker - 3 shifts

  • Job Reference: 00095131-1
  • Date Posted: 3 November 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Salary: £20,814
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

If you care for people without a second thought and are looking for a rewarding part-time job where you can make a difference to the lives of young people with Eating Disorders, then join the team at Rhodes Wood Hospital as a Support Worker working 3 shifts a week and enjoy a welcome bonus of £415 and a quarterly Retention Bonus of £210 on top of your salary.

Whether you are looking for a new career or already work in healthcare through the NHS or private sector, you'll receive training to join the team, where you will be valued and supported, with career development opportunities available.

If you are looking to change careers to become a Healthcare Assistant for the first time using your transferable skills and personality traits, then to gain insights into the reality of working in this environment. Its highly rewarding but quite challenging and can be different to what you might expect.

It's a career that you can take pride in while enjoying the satisfaction of helping people and seeing them improve. It's what delivering great healthcare should feel like.

What you will be doing
You will join an inclusive, supportive team that works well together to provide care to people with an eating disorder. Whether you have experience as a Healthcare Assistant or Care Worker, you will use your knowledge and skills to help support people lead a valued and fulfilled life.

It can be quite a challenging environment at times, so a positive attitude, compassion, resilience and vigilance are important. But it is hugely rewarding to see people improve; being able to do something today that they couldn't do last week because of you.

You will have access to the Elysium Wellbeing team, which is on hand to keep you feeling great; be it a chat, massage or group activities. Who doesn't like a free massage at work?

With a huge range of courses that will help you grow and succeed, if you have the aspiration, capability and dedication, Elysium Healthcare can give you the support and opportunities to help you achieve your career goals.

The shift patterns include working nights and weekends,12.5 hours a day, 3-4 days a week.

Where you will be working

Location: Rhodes Wood Hospital. Shepherds Way, Hatfield AL9 6NN

Join the team at Rhodes Wood Hospital providing care for children and young people aged 8-18 years with eating disorders or with learning disabilities who require residential care, working on tailored treatment programmes designed for the individual needs of each young person.

You will support a warm and nurturing environment, allowing for the understanding of symptoms, patterns and origins of psychological distress, and will actively encourage children to personalise bedroom spaces to make these feel like a home from home.

There is also an on-site Ofsted Registered school to support young people continue with their education while in hospital. Rhodes Wood Hospital is located on the outskirts of Hatfield, which is easily reachable by car.

What you will get:

Annual salary of £(phone number removed)
£415 Welcome Bonus
£210 Quarterly Retention Bonus
The equivalent of 33 days annual leave - plus your birthday off!
Free meals and parking
Wellbeing support and activities
Career development and training
Pension contribution
Life Assurance
Enhanced Maternity Package
Flexible working opportunities There are also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers and much more.

About your next employer

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with over 8,000 employees and a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 90 services across England and Wales covering Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is opportunity for you to grow and move.

Elysium Healthcare is part of Ramsay Health Care with a global network that extends across 10 countries and employs over 86,000 people globally.

The safety of our service users and colleagues is our priority and as such we encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19.

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person's individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure