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Healthcare Support Worker (NVQ II / NVQ III - Hospital)
Ref: DAN03986

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  • Location
  • Cedar Vale Hospital (Autism Service), 93 Kneeton Road, East Bridgford, Nottingham, NG13 8PJ
  • Location
  • East Bridgford
  • Salary
  • 8.65 - 8.97 (17,992 - 18,657)
  • Hours
  • 30 - 40 hours per week (negotiable)
  • 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 is essential
    • Previous experience is 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

     

    This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions

  • Location Information
  • Situated in East Bridgford, Nottinghamshire, Cedar Vale is a specialist autism hospital, providing assessment and intervention for up to 14 men living with autism and learning disabilities, as well as associated complex needs or difficulties with social engagement. Cedar Vale is an impressive period property, situated on the edge of a picturesque village in its own extensive grounds.

     

    The service consists of three distinct areas to support individuals with different levels of need. Each of these areas are aimed at providing the individuals with an environment that will support them for moving on to more independent living. Within the service there are a number of communal lounges and dining areas that provide a choice of dining experiences, as well as more opportunities for service users to socialise or have quiet time away from others. Other facilities include a recently expanded and upgraded sensory room, a large garden and skills rooms.

     

    Click here to read more about Cedar Vale

     

    Awards for Cedar Vale:

    • Great British Care Awards 2017 – Good Nurse Award (Midlands Region) – Charge Nurse Beth Fields (Finalist)
    • Laing Buisson Awards 2017 – Nursing Practice Award – Charge Nurse Beth Fields (Finalist)

     

    Click here to see more awards we have won at Danshell

  • Closing date
  • 31/07/2018
  • Job Description
  • JD_PS_Support_Worker.pdf

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