Support Worker, St Peter’s Hospital
- Location: Newport
- Salary: £17,971.80 +
- Closes: 31/07/2020
- Hours: 39.4 hours worked flexibly Monday to Sunday
Do you have an interest in helping those with neuropsychiatric conditions and acquired brain injury to live with less restriction and greater independence? Are you energetic and enthusiastic, with a desire to make a difference and enrich the lives of others?
At St Peter’s Hospital, we reflect the Ludlow Street Healthcare belief that everyone entrusted to our care deserves to be treated with dignity, compassion and honesty. Located on the outskirts of Newport, St Peter’s Hospital is a specialised centre for the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of individuals with a wide range of complex neurodegenerative and organic disorders. We focus on providing specialist treatment and nursing care that focuses on delivering positive outcomes for our patients and their families.
As a Support Worker at our centre, you will be required to provide residential and therapeutic care to all patients, many of whom present with significant cognitive problems, challenging behaviour and both physical and psychiatric comorbidities. Your day-to-day support will enable them to achieve greater independence and self-responsibility in preparation for stepping down to community placement and social integration. Working alongside our multidisciplinary team, you will work with respect and integrity to help deliver high quality treatment and rehabilitation to each of our patients, at every stage of their illness.
The normal working week is 39.4 hours worked flexibly Monday to Sunday. Shifts will include days, evenings, nights, weekends and bank holidays.
Your benefits will include:
- a salary of £17,971.80 + dependent on experience and qualifications
- opportunities to access overtime bonuses
- 21 days’ annual leave, plus 8 bank holidays
- career succession planning
- extensive training
- overtime bonus
To join our team, you must:
- demonstrate enthusiasm and an innovative approach to enriching our service users’ lives
- have excellent communication skills
- have a desire to learn
- be able to undertake an enhanced DBS check
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