If you care for others without a second thought, and are looking for a rewarding career, where you can make a difference and change lives for the better and enjoy a £500 welcome bonus, then a Team Leader Support Worker at 1a Upper Brighton Road House could be the right choice for you.
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.
As an experienced Support Worker from 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.
What you will be doing
You will join an inclusive, supportive team that works well together to provide care to people with learning disabilities and mental health conditions. Whether you have experience as a Care 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 because of you; being able to do something today that they couldn't do last week.
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 7.5 hours a day, between the hours 7am -10pm. Permanent, full time. Weekends on a rota basis.
Where you will be working
Location: 1A Upper Brighton Road, Surbiton, Surrey KT6 6LQ
1A Upper Brighton Road based in Surbiton is part of our learning disability and autism division and provides support for people who may be living with severe learning disabilities, autism and behaviours which, due to their diagnosis may be seen as challenging.
Residents may also have profound and multiple communication difficulties, sensory impairments and physical health problems.
Working alongside a multidisciplinary team, you will offer support to people as part of their care pathway. Whether it is moving from their community placement or a family home because they require more structured care and support.
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.
All what we expect from you
Must hold experience of Senior Support Worker/Team Leader Support Worker or extensive care experience from Learning Disability and Autism type of service, and ideally hold the NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care or working towards
The ability to show strong empathy, a caring and compassionate nature
Willing to support the resident with the personal hygiene
People skills, communication skills and a good sense of humour
Willingness to deal with the challenging behaviour
A positive & professional approach
Reliability, flexibility, hard work and honesty
Team working ethos aligned to our company values
Ideally you are driver and hold the UK drivers license
Must be based at a commutable travel distance and time You must live in the UK and have the Right to Work in the UK full time. 20-hour Student Visa's cannot be accepted.
No visa sponsorship.
What you will get
Annual salary from £23,205 up to £32,487
£11,90 hourly rate
Enjoy a £500 welcome bonus*
The equivalent of 33 days annual leave – plus your birthday off!
Wellbeing support and activities
Career development and training
Flexible working opportunities
Enhanced Maternity PackageThere 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.
* The earning potential is calculated based on the minimum 37,5 weekly hours full time contract of £23,205, and earning up to £32,487 with 2 extra shifts a week