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SUPPORT WORKER

Job Reference: J214-SWMDR-130-A

Employer:
Mental Health Care (UK) Ltd
Location:
Hoylake, Wirral
Salary:
£17,472 per annum
Note:
Suitable for newly qualified

MHC are expanding and looking to recruit passionate and skilled individuals to join our existing teams in helping to make the difference in peoples lives.


About MHC: We are committed to delivering the very best care within our health services across England and North Wales. We provide a culture that empowers the people we work with - both individuals and colleagues - to fulfil their potential. By working together, we develop pathways for individuals and colleagues that enable them to achieve positive outcomes. Likewise, we work together with families and carers too, so they are always fully involved in their loved one's care while they are with us.

Salary:£17,472 per annum

Desirable/ Requirements: QCF Level 2 Health & Social Care OR working towards

Hours of Work: 42 hours per week including weekend work on a rota basis

Contract Type: Permanent

Reporting To: Registered Manager

Benefits of Working with us:

  • Complimentary Meals
  • Free Parking
  • Free Eye Care Vouchers
  • Work Place Pension
  • Company Funded DBS Check
  • Comprehensive Training Package
  • Progression Opportunities
  • We also offer Health & Social Care QCF qualifications

Company Funded Benefits: Free DBS check, Flu vaccination and Hepatitis B vaccination

About the Role: We have a vacancy for you to join an existing friendly team, supporting individuals with a learning disability/Autism, to lead a full and meaningful life. You will have the opportunity to develop your skills, share your experiences and really make a difference to the lives of those we support.

If you are ready for an exciting and varied role where you will support individuals to achieve a good quality of life through rehabilitation programmes and progressing them to live in and be part of the community. The rehabilitation process may include visiting leisure centres, college courses, sports clubs, leisure interests and much more besides.

It may be that you want a change, fresh start or just want to bring your skills to Meols Drive where at the same time you can benefit from support and guidance from the management team. There will be an opportunity for you to access our bespoke training package.

The ideal candidate for this post will have experience in learning disabilities (however this is not essential). Within this role you will need an understanding of, medication procedures, safeguarding policies and procedures, motivation skills, be self-motivated, flexible and organised. You will also be required to manage difficult care and complex individuals that present challenging behaviour.

Skills: Empathy, caring and good and effective communication skills. Self-motivated ability to cope in challenging situations and be able to work under pressure. Understand person centred approach and support individuals to lead a good quality of life whilst achieving positive outcomes along the way.

About the Service: Situated in the coastal town of Hoylake, Meols Drive boasts panoramic views over Liverpool bay and the Royal Liverpool Golf Course. The service provides residential with nursing support to men (aged 18years+) living with a learning disability and/ or additional complex needs including Autism and Mental Health conditions.

Equal Opportunities: MHC are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all who believe they fit the essential requirements for this role regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

How to Apply: Please complete the short application and upload your CV. For an informal discussion about this role you can contact Registered Manager, Deputy Manager or Administrator on 0151 632 7010 or alternatively contact MHC Recruitment on 01824 790 600.

(We reserve the right to bring forward our closing date, without notice in the event of high volumes of interest).




Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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