Support Worker

grayhealth/JES/44/96

Contract Type:
Permanent
Contract Details:
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Displayed salary, unless overwriting with salary text :
Based on a 36 hour week, not including sleep shifts
Working Hours:
36
Location:
Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset
Job Category:
Support Worker
Region / Division:
South
Business Unit:
JES

Job Introduction

I am a lady looking for a team of female Healthcare Assistants to care for me within my own home.

I require someone who is intrinsically caring, patient, and who will communicate with me clearly and calmly.

I spend all my time within my bed due to my complex physical health therefore I need staff that are able and willing to complete personal care sensitively and that understand and respect my limits.

I have an interest in local and national current affairs and a great sense of humour - I enjoy having humorous conversations.

Job Introduction

As a Support Worker, you will be key in supporting adults with complex needs within their own homes and within the community. We are looking for positive, compassionate, and caring support workers who have the right values and attitude to grow and develop with Gray healthcare.

 

Main Responsibilities

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 payments, 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.

What are the rewards?

  • Work-life balance
  • Birthday Leave
  • Long Service award
  • Wellbeing at work
  • Employee discount scheme
  • Access to Gray Healthcare’s unique training program

The Ideal Candidate

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, or be willing to work towards. You will be motivated and have a can-do attitude, and work within a Positive Behaviour Support Framework.

Must be willing to be part of a back up rota.

We encourage our workforce to be vaccinated against COVID-19

About The Company

Who are Gray Healthcare?

Gray Healthcare is a specialist provider of individually tailored community-based support for individuals with complex mental health conditions, learning disabilities and brain injuries.  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 and that everyone, no matter their personal challenges, has the right to lead a healthy, happy life in their own home.  We look at each individual’s care requirements holistically to ensure that we create a package of care that is tailored specifically to meet their personal and rehabilitation goals.  We believe Gray Healthcare is a special place to work.  From the moment you walk through the door you will meet individuals who, like you, are passionate about delivering person-centred care in its true sense and who share the following key values:

• 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.