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Healthcare Support Worker
Ref: DAN03866

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  • Location
  • Yew Trees, 12 The Street, Kirby Le Soken, Essex, CO13 0EE
  • Location
  • Yew Trees, Kirby Le Soken, ESSEX
  • Salary
  • 8.50 - 8.72 ph (17,680 -18,138 pa)
  • Hours
  • Full Time / Part Time /Bank
  • We support and care for adults living with a learning disability, who may also have a diagnosis of autism, in specialist supported living, residential services and hospitals. Our aim is to deliver effective and outcome based services within person centred, professional care environments, supporting people to have the most choice and independence possible. We set high standards for ourselves in the delivery of care, and most importantly, we put the people we support at the heart of everything we do.

     

    If you want to make a difference and ensure people can achieve their goals and get the most out of life, then please read on...




    In this role your main focus would be to provide safe, sound and supportive care to the people you support. You will have working relationships with the nursing and multi-disciplinary teams, and will play an important role in the lives of the people you support, as well as their families or loved ones. As a key member of the support team, you may be required to contribute to service user multi-disciplinary meetings.

     

    The support and care you provide will be respectful, dignified and caring, following each individual's person-centred care plan to promote choice and independence.




    So what qualifications and attributes do you need?

    • We welcome all applicants that feel they would be able to make a positive difference to people's lives
    • You would need to be compassionate, understanding and trustworthy
    • Health and Social Care QCF or SVQ would be beneficial
    • Previous experience would be beneficial, but not essential
    • See job description for more details

    If this sounds like you, we would love to welcome you to the team.


     

    Some of the benefits of this role include:

    • 28 days annual leave
    • Length of service awards
    • Fully paid comprehensive induction training for all new starters
    • Paid DBS/PVG
    • Free parking
    • Courtesy meals and refreshments whilst on shift
    • Shopping and entertainment discount scheme (over 800 retailers)
    • Cycle to Work scheme
    • Childcare vouchers
    • Training and development opportunities
  • Location Information
  • Based in the village of Kirby-le-Soken, Essex, Yew Trees is a specialist hospital providing assessment and intervention for up to ten women with learning disabilities and complex needs.

    Yew Trees is a large period art deco property set in its own grounds within a quiet village location, offering spacious accommodation. Yew Trees consists of two elements; a nine bed provision supporting women with learning disabilities and complex needs; and a self-contained bespoke apartment offering 24 hour care and support for one lady who requires more intensive support.

    There is a choice of lounges and communal areas for people to use, as well as a private and spacious garden to the back of the house, which the ladies can use to relax or for activities. There is also an activity room where people can enjoy a range of indoor activities including music, arts and crafts, and relaxation sessions.

    Click here to read more about Yew Trees

    Awards for Yew Trees

    • National Learning Disability and Autism Awards 2018 – The Senior Manager Award – Service Manager Nicola Darby (Finalist)

    Click here to see more awards we have won at Danshell

  • Closing date
  • 16/06/2018

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

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