Support Worker

  • Job Reference: 00095204-1
  • Date Posted: 4 November 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Redhill, Surrey
  • Salary: £10.45 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

If you care for others without a second thought and are looking for a rewarding career where you can make a difference and changes lives for the better, then Holkham House could be the right choice for you.

Whether you are looking for a new career or are already work in healthcare, you'll receive training to join the team as a Support Worker. You will be valued and supported, with career development opportunities available.

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 a team that works well together to provide care to men and women with learning disabilities; supporting people to lead a valued and fulfilled life. Whether you have been a Support Worker or Healthcare Assistant, you will utilise your experience to support people to 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.

The Elysium Wellbeing team 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?

There are also career development opportunities in abundance. With a huge range of courses that will see you grow and succeed. If you have the aspiration, capability and dedication, we can give you the support and opportunities to help you achieve your career goals.

The shift patterns include working, 7 hours a day, 5 days a week, rotational weekends.

Where you will be working

Location: Princes Road, Redhill, Surrey, RH1 6JJ

Holkham House has direct train access to London and Brighton and the M25/M23 motorways are 4 miles away.

You will be working at the Holkham House, providing a specialist residential service for men and women with a range of learning disabilities, including autism and sensory and communication impairments.

Working alongside a multidisciplinary team, you will support individuals with a learning disability who require a high level of support to live within a community setting and will continue to require this longer term. Service users may be transitioning from children's residential services, education, or moving out of the family home.

Your aim will be to encourage individuals to lead a full and valued life, enabling them to live more independently through a programme of active community engagement, developing meaningful social networks and developing robust coping strategies.

What you will get

Hourly rate of £10.45 + benefits
Enjoy a £500 welcome bonus!*
The equivalent of 33 days annual leave - plus your birthday off!
Free meals
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