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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 22/07/2020.

Senior Health Care Support Worker

Job Reference: 378-SS0748A

South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
378 DEW ASD Pathway - 175224
£19,737 to £21,142 pa

Our Trust exists to help people reach their potential and live well in their communities. We’re delighted you’re looking at this job opportunity and hope you want to join our team.

We’re very proud we were chosen as the ‘best organisation’ in the 2017 Kate Granger awards for compassionate care. We live our values every day:

  • We put the person first and in the centre
  • We know that families and carers matter
  • We are respectful, honest, open and transparent
  • We improve and aim to be outstanding
  • We are relevant today and ready for tomorrow

Our values are very important to us which is why we want to recruit people whose values match ours. Read on to find out more about this job opportunity.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionateSenior Health Care Support Worker interested in delivering high quality and innovative services to adults with ADHD and Autism in the Kirklees locality.


The Service for adults with ADHD & Autism provides diagnostic assessments and specialist interventions. The successful candidate will work alongside experienced clinicians from the Multidisciplinary Team to ensure the delivery of interventions based on person-centred care plans. It is essential that the candidate has good communication skills and are able to manage their time effectively.


The Service base is in Wakefield and clinicians work agile using clinical bases and hot desk facilities across the Kirklees localities.


The successful candidate will demonstrate a willingness to undergo additional training and a genuine interest in working with adults with Autism and ADHD is required.


In return for your enthusiasm and commitment, we can offer you a friendly working environment, comprehensive induction programme, continuous professional development opportunities and support within an experienced specialist Multidisciplinary Team.


The Service for adults with ADHD & Autism has received the prestigious ACOMHS accreditation awarded by the Royal College of Psychiatrists. Such accreditation assures staff, service users and carers, commissioners and regulators of the quality of the Service provided. We are the first Team working with people with adult neurodevelopmental disorders ever to receive it.


The position is 37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday.


For further information/informal queries please contact:


Emma Pell, Team Manager or Professor Marios Adamou, Clinical Lead on

 01924 316492


As a flexible employer encouraging a healthy work/life balance, we will consider Part-Time working opportunities for all our positions.

Our application process will test your attitudes and behaviours, as well as your knowledge and skills. So that we know we’d be a good match for each other. If you’re successful you’ll then have a 12 months values based induction.

You’ll also have access to a wide range of wellbeing support because our wellbeing at work matters to #allofus. There’s a great range of support for us all including a workplace physio, staff retreats, health checks, counselling, mindfulness and a variety of sports groups. You can take part in our award-winning Creative Minds activities as well as access courses at our innovative recovery colleges.

We welcome applicants with lived experience of providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, health condition, frailty, mental health problem, addiction or other health and care needs.

We know there’s a wealth of talent among people who have a disability as well as those who have experience of mental or physical health problems. So, if you need any support with your application just give us a call on 01226 644088.

A couple of things to note – if you’re shortlisted for interview we’ll contact you via your NHS jobs account, so please check this regularly. Please provide email addresses wherever possible for your references. Bear in mind that we reserve the right to close a vacancy before the advertised closing date if necessary, so please apply as soon as you can.

We hope you would like to join our award winning team. Good luck with your application.

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