Are you an experienced Support Worker looking for a new opportunity to work in an organisation that will help you to develop and achieve your goals to become the best you can be? If so, you're in luck! Join our team in Cheadle, Staffordshire.
As an experienced Support Worker from the NHS or private care, you'll join the team at The Woodhouse as a Senior Support Worker/ Shift Coordinator and change lives for the better.
Your career within Elysium will be enjoyable and rewarding as you develop specialist skills and make a real difference for some of the most vulnerable people in society.
It’s a career that you can take pride in and enjoy. It’s what delivering great healthcare should feel like.
What you will be doing
As a Senior Support Worker/Shift Coordinator you will be working within a team, which includes a range of professionals. You will make an effective contribution to providing high quality care within a learning disability service.
You will work within an identified career development pathway and be expected to complete appropriate competency development portfolios.
No two days are the same, with plenty to keep you engaged and motivated, but also a good amount of routine.
You will have access to the Elysium Wellbeing team, which is on hand to keep you feeling great; be it a chat, massage or group activities. Who doesn't like a free massage at work.
There are also career development opportunities, with a huge range of courses that will help you grow and succeed. If you have the aspiration, capability and dedication, we can give you the support and opportunities to help you achieve your career goals.
The site operates 24 hours 7 days a week, you will work 12 hour shifts including days, nights, weekends and bank holidays.
Things that you will have
• Good communication skills
• Ability to work flexibility
• Basic Literacy skills
• Basic Knowledge of general learning difficulties and mental health issues
• Common sense approach to problem solving.
• Basic numeracy skills
Where you will be working
Location: The Woodhouse, Lockwood Road, Cheadle, Staffordshire ST10 4QU
Working alongside a multidisciplinary team, you’ll provide person-centered care for male and female patients with a learning disability/ autism or personality disorder. Gaining experience across low secure and locked rehabilitation environments to support better health and greater independence.
You’ll work in environments ranging from small village cottages, where independent living skills can be developed, to 8 bedded units that facilitate the development of daily living skills. The service values positive risk-taking opportunities within a context of robust risk assessment and management to ensure those we support are kept safe.
The Woodhouse is located near Cheadle in Staffordshire, which is commutable from Derby, Stoke-on-Trent, Uttoxeter and surrounding areas.
What you will get
• Annual salary of £21,000 per annum
• LD allowance £1,200
• Annual Anniversary bonus £1,000
• The equivalent of 33 days annual leave – plus your birthday off!
• Free meals and parking
• Wellbeing support and activities
• Career development and training
• Pension contribution
• Life Assurance
• Enhanced Maternity Package
• Flexible working opportunities
There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check, holiday financing and much more.
About your next employer
You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care.
Each and every employee is valued and supported, as everyone has an important role to play in the success of Elysium. It is only with the dedication, passion and hard work from staff that excellent care programs that truly benefit the service users can be delivered.
With a network of over 70 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.
Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person’s individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.