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As a Support Worker within my client 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 whom require support with their Mental Health. The role is based in Shrewsbury.
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.
My client believes 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 diagnosis and prioritise the individual and their right to live in the community. We are a company passionate about delivering truly person-centred support and are looking for a Support Worker who shares the same ethos. 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.
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.
My clients healthcare Training Academy:
My client has built its unique Training Academy with the primary purpose of ensuring that all candidates are given a platform to become industry leading professionals in the field of mental health support and care in the community.
The expectations of candidates will be high, they fundamentally believe that support Workers play a significant and sometimes the most important role in the Person we Supports lives - it is our responsibility to give our teams all the skills, tools and insight they need to become an expert in the field wrapped around our vision and values to become truly exceptional.
Candidates will engage in a 9-day Academy and Assessment Centre. All candidates will participate in various exercises which will not only evidence their development but also expresses our industry leading approach to healthcare
The successful completion of the healthcare Training Academy, will not only ensure that our staff provide the highest levels of care and competence but also with that cultural touch of Inspiration, Collaboration, Uniqueness, Innovation and Honestly and Transparency.
My client believes 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.
If you would like more information please contact Tom.Hegarty@search.co.uk
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