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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 23/07/2019.

Support Workers

Job Reference: J123-A-19-12040-REDB

The Huntercombe Group
Redbourne, North Lincolnshire
£16009.50 per annum

We are currently seeking Support Workers to join our Adult Mental Health Service at The Huntercombe Centre Redbourne, North Lincolnshire, located in Redbourne and only one mile from the A15.

The Huntercombe Centre Redbourne – North Lincolnshire

The centre is a specialist care home with nursing. We provide a supportive, therapeutic, homely environment for men aged 18+ with mental health disorders, mild to moderate intellectual disability, Autistic Spectrum Conditions, challenging behaviour and complex needs. Some individuals may have a forensic background with associated risk and be on a Community Treatment Order.

The focus of the Centre is on rehabilitation and community reintegration.

At Huntercombe, our Support Workers do something extraordinary every day. They make a difference to the lives of children and adults with complex needs such as mental health conditions, learning difficulties or brain injuries.

We’re looking for caring and committed individuals who want to work with a company that understands how important Support Workers are to our patients and residents.

Many of our patients arrive with complex and challenging needs. Huntercombe Support Workers work in small teams and together they make a world of difference to people’s lives. This exciting and dynamic role will place you at the heart of the team, working closely with residents/patients and other external professionals to deliver the best care and rehabilitation.

When you join The Huntercombe Group as a Support Worker, you will be part of a company that is understanding, strives towards excellence, is innovative, reliable and accessible and above all puts people first.

As a Support Worker your main duties will be:

  • To provide an excellent caring service in conjunction with the senior team
  • Be actively involved in patient care
  • Assist in maintaining and developing high standard of resident/patient care
  • Work and act as a key member of the team, supporting each resident/patient in achievement of their planned outcomes.
  • Provide practical assistance to the resident/patient, where needed, in carrying out everyday living tasks whilst encouraging them to develop their daily living skills
  • Be actively involved with the day to day routine in individual and group activities
  • Practice within a legal framework encompassing statutory, organisational policy and guidelines

So as a Support Worker what do you need to do to make this happen:

  • You will need to show empathy and have a desire to make a difference
  • Be passionate about forming therapeutic relationships
  • Committed to a person-centred approach to recovery
  • Enthusiastic about working as part of a dedicated team
  • Resilient and able to work under pressure
  • Show leadership qualities and be willing to take ownership for the delivery of quality care

In return we offer you:

  • A thorough induction programme tailored to the hospital where you will be working
  • Clear pay structure, with competitive rates
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Sick pay of 4 weeks full pay and 4 weeks half pay
  • The opportunity to participate in a company contributory pension scheme with up to 3% matching contributions
  • Maternity leave at 3 month’s full pay and 3 month’s half pay, (up to a maximum salary of £50k)
  • 2 weeks paid paternity leave
  • Shared parental leave, matching the maternity leave benefit
  • Death in service benefit equivalent to 2 x salary
  • A range of staff discounts
  • Opportunity to train to become a nurse through our ‘grow our own’ nurses programme
  • Access to Myfamilycare services which provides support and information at critical life events including access to experts and emergency care services
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

An enhanced DBS (England) or PVG/Disclosure Scotland (Scotland) Disclosure will be required for all successful applicants. Costs will be met by the Company.

If you like what you have read, are dynamic, forward thinking and keen to learn, with a confident ‘CAN DO’ approach in all you do, please click Apply now.

To learn more about The Huntercombe Group please visit our website.


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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.

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