Keighley
Healthcare Assistant
£18,135 + Benefits

Introduction

If you care for others without a second thought and are looking for a rewarding career where you can make a difference and changes lives for the better, then a Senior Community Recovery Worker at Three Valleys 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. 

What you will be doing

You will join the qualified and experienced team that works well together to provide care for people with complex mental health needs within our hospital and community houses. Whether you have been a Healthcare Assistant, Support Worker or a Care Worker, you will utilise your experience to support people to lead a valued and fulfilled life. 

Working alongside the multidisciplinary team at Three Valleys Hospital, you will support service users as they begin their recovery, transitioning from a hospital setting into assisted community living which focuses on developing life skills, confidence and encourages independent living.
 
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.

There are also career development opportunities in abundance. 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. 

Duties include:

Assistant service users with their day to day activities
Contributing to individual recovery journeys
Promoting independence and empowerment
Writing and updating care plans
Promoting activities and supporting service users with in-house and community based rehabilitation

The role in our community houses involves independent working, medication administration and contributing to CPA’s, therefore some previous knowledge and experience is required. 

You will need:

A true passion to work in mental health
A positive, can-do attitude
A flexible approach to care
A willingness to learn
Commitment to your own development
Hold NVQ Level 2 or equivalent GCSE/O Levels and above
Previous experience in a care environment, preferably at a senior level
Have experience of contributing to care plans and Care Programme Approach (CPA)

Where you will be working

Location: Steeton, Sutton-In-Craven and Cowling, Yorkshire.

We provide support for adult men and women with complex mental health needs who have often been discharged from more secure environments. With 21 beds across 4 community houses and situated in the semi-rural areas of Steeton, Sutton-In-Craven and Cowling, the community houses are ideally located for safe, structured and gradual reintegration into the community.

What you will get

Starting annual salary of £18,135 
The equivalent of 33 days annual leave – plus your birthday off! 
Free 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, car leasing without a credit check, holiday financing and much more.

About your next employer

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care. 

Each and every employee is valued and supported, as everyone has an important role to play in the success of Elysium. It is only with the dedication, passion and hard work from staff that excellent care programs that truly benefit the service users can be delivered.

With a network of over 70 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.

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.

*Please note, all applicants are required to undertake a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check and provide a minimum of 2 references covering the last 3 years if employment/education

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