Support Worker

  • Job Reference: 00095558-1
  • Date Posted: 9 November 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Wellington, Somerset
  • Salary: £20,378 to £21,762
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

If you care for others without a second thought, have had or are willing to have your Covid Vaccine, and are looking for a rewarding career where you can make a difference and changes lives for the better and enjoy a £1000 welcome bonus then a Support Worker at Wellesley Hospital could be the right choice for you.

Whether you are looking for a new career or already work in healthcare through the NHS or private care, you'll receive training to join the team where 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.

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.

What you will be doing

You will join the team that works well together to provide care for people with mental health conditions in a modern and purpose-built hospital. Whether you have been a Healthcare Assistant or Care Worker, 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?

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 nights and weekends, 12 hours a day, 3-4 days a week.

Where you will be working

Location: Westpark 26, Chelston, Wellington, Somerset, TA21 9FF

Join the multidisciplinary team at Wellesley Hospital providing care to men and women with mental health conditions in a modern and purpose-built hospital with low and medium secure environments.

The unit is one of NHS England's pilot sites to test new approaches to delivering mental health care and works alongside local NHS trusts and private care providers in the South West.

Wellesley Hospital is conveniently located near Wellington, close to the M5 and commutable from Taunton, Exeter, Yeovil and surrounding areas.

What you will get

* Annual salary of £20,378 - £21,762(Depending on experience)
* £1500 Welcome 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
* 2 Week Paid Induction
* Life Assurance
* Enhanced Maternity Package
* Flexible working opportunities

There is 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