Support Worker

  • Job Reference: 103573
  • Date Posted: 11 November 2021
  • Recruiter: Easyweb
  • Location: Preston
  • Salary: £25,272
  • Sector: Charity and Not For Profit
  • Job Type: Full Time Flex
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

As a Support Worker within Gray Healthcare you will join a specialist team supporting an individual within their own home. We support people with complex needs, who may have a Learning Disability, Autism, Personality Disorder, Acquired Brain Injury (ABI), Substance Misuse issues, and people who require support with their Mental Health.

You will be an instrumental part of the team and will receive outstanding clinical support, leadership and person-centred training. In this role you will support an individual to develop or regain life skills, assisting participation in community life by building strong and trusting working relationships.

Female Recovery Support Worker- Drug & Alcohol*
Salary: £25,272 per annum

*This post is covered by The Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1, Occupational Requirements

What are we looking for?

We are looking for candidates who share our values, understand the importance of a consistent and empathetic approach, whilst staying calm and professional when presented with a pressurised situation. You need to be a team player with effective communication skills, be experienced in using digital records and care plans, and electronic rostering systems.

You will need to possess an NVQ/QCF Level 3 or equivalent. You will be motivated and have a can-do attitude, and work within a Positive Behaviour Support Framework.

What are the rewards?

At Gray Healthcare having the right people and investing in their development is crucial. Our expert trainers alongside our managers, ensure that each colleague receives our high-quality bespoke training and has a detailed development plan to equip them to be knowledgeable, supportive, calm and confident in whatever situation comes their way.

Every Support Worker will receive a competitive salary. In addition to monthly pay we offer extensive benefits through Westfield Health, which includes 24hr access to a GP and other therapies. We offer a long-service retention payment, and other incentives including birthday leave and well-being days, and the chance to develop with a growing and forward-thinking organisation.

Gray Healthcare reserves the right to cease any advertising prior to the published closing date for a role that receives a high number of applications.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS Check and satisfactory references.

Who are Gray Healthcare?

Gray Healthcare is the UK's leading specialist provider of individually tailored community-based support. Here at Gray Healthcare we believe that no person should remain in an acute or long stay hospital environment for a day longer than is necessary. We do not discriminate with risk history; we work beyond the label and prioritise the individual and their right to live in the community.

We are a company passionate about delivering truly person-centred support and we are guided by our values in all that we do,

• We are inspiring – we believe in providing individualised support that meets peoples’ needs and enables them to achieve their goals.
• We collaborate – we believe that the best outcomes are achieved when we work together with shared aims.
• We are unique – we provide market leading, high quality and bespoke support that exceeds standards.
• We innovate – we challenge ourselves to be pioneering and find new ways to support people better.
• We are honest & transparent – we base our relationships on trust and openness regardless of how uncomfortable this may be.

Location: Preston, Lancashire
Hours: 36 per week
Job type: Permanent

You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Care Worker, Care Assistant, Healthcare Worker, Healthcare Assistant, Community Support Worker, Disability, Disabilities, Care Staff, Charity, Charities, Not for Profit, NFP, Third Sector, Autism, Behavioural Support, etc.

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