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Support Worker Montgomery

Northern Healthcare





Posted: 11/05/2024

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Looking for a rewarding and fulfilling vocation, then why not join our team at Northern Health Care. We provide mental health recovery services across many regions within the UK. Our services consist of support living and community outreach services which provides our residents and service users with access to 24 hr support from experienced clinical and support staff.

You will be supporting persons with learning disability or mental health illness to improve their lives and to live independently.

Main duties of the job

What we are looking for

We are currently recruiting full-time support workers to work full-time days and waking nights. We are seeking support workers who are committed, compassionate, understanding, dedicated, to always putting people first. You will be supporting persons with learning disabilities or mental health illnesses to improve their lives and to live independently.

It’s hard work and can sometimes be challenging but the rewards are truly amazing!

As a support worker, you will be at the heart of supporting our service users on a daily basis. You will work with service users to help them live a fulfilled and happy life, whilst living as independently as possible. You will help to enable them to develop positive relationships and to be valued as an equal member of their local community as part of their rehabilitation.

As part of this role you will work closely with a variety of colleagues and support staff to prioritise outcome focused support to our residents.

Working for your organisation

Your key attributes

* Must have the right to work in the UK.

* Our values – positive, respectful, open and honest, understanding and dedicated.

* Supportive and empathetic.

Where you’ll be working

Your location will be Northern Healthcare, Radcliffe, Greater Manchester, M26 1WD.

Working Hours

The role is a full-time position working 38.5 hours per week. This role requires a level of flexibility as you will be working on a 7 days rotational shift pattern 7am-7pm during the day and 7pm-7am waking nights, including weekends. We can discuss flexible working hours to suit also.

In return you’ll receive

* Salary: £11.60 per hour

* Company pension scheme and contribution

* Flexible working week

* Induction and buddy programme

* Career development and on the job learning opportunities

* Healthcare cover including dental, optical, prescriptions and physiotherapy

* 25 days annual leave plus statutory bank holidays

* Access to discounted products and services

* Enhanced disclosure barring scheme (DBS) check cost covered

* Option to train towards NVQ in Health and Social Care

* Free car parking

* Employee Assistant Programme

* Ongoing employee recognition scheme and employee awards

* Refer a friend scheme in which you can earn up to £250

Detailed job description and main responsibilities


* Ensure that our service users are at the heart of everything we do.

* Support and guide service users with day-to-day activities enabling them to be able to live a full and as independent life as possible. This may include help to manage budgeting, domestic tasks, or meal preparation

* Support and guide service users with grocery shopping and attending routine appointments.

* Support service users whilst taking of prescribed medication.

* Support service users to be as active as they would like to be as part of their local community, whilst encouraging them to try out new things. These could include days out, family visits or arranging to go to college or use their local leisure facilities.

* Regularly review support plans whilst ensuring that they are committed to working toward their needs and aspirations.

* Working positively and collaboratively with other colleagues within the team

* Work within and implement our policy and procedure, including confidentiality and safeguarding.

* Escalate as appropriate any concerns or issues in a timely manner.

* To maintain and keep accurate records whilst reporting in a factual and ‘person centred’ approach.

* Ideally, you will have some experience as a support worker or have gained your level 2 or 3 in Health and Social Care

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