Support Worker (Waking Night)
Althea Park House is a 7 bedded residential home specialising in the care and treatment of adolescents and young adults with eating disorders and associated comorbidities, aged 14 - 25. We treat male and females and we rated as good with CQC in November 2016.
We also support The Anchor, a 3 bedded semi-independent step down service on site.
We are looking to recruit personable, flexible and motivated Support Workers to support our qualified staff with the delivery of care to our Children and Young people. You will be involved in the care of Children and young people and meeting the psychological needs of this diverse group with varying degrees of mental health, attachment and trauma and self-injurious behaviour.
The Waking Night role is primarily concerned with supporting service users needs by following care and treatment outlined within the Care Plans and Risk Assessments. In addition, there is an important role in supporting service users with their night time routine where needed. Part of your role will be to ensure that the home is ready for the next day.
You will be caring and attentive with the skills to build strong and trusting relationships with people. It is also important that you work well in a team as you will work alongside qualified nurses and staff from other professions.What we’d like from you:
- Previous experience within a healthcare setting desirable
- A strong sense of responsibility
- Reliable & trustworthy
- Willingness to learn
- Effective communication skills
- Flexibility and strong “can do” attitude
- Quality orientation
- A competitive salary
- Disclosure check cost coverage
- Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training
- Enhanced Maternity pay inline with NHS.
- 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
- Birthday Holiday - Your Birthday as an extra days annual leave
- Online benefits and cashback rewards
- Cycle to work scheme
- SMART Childcare Vouchers
- SMART Pension option
From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.
The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.
As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.Disclosure
All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer.