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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 12/03/2020.

Support Workers

Job Reference: J123-574---PATHFIELDS

The Huntercombe Group
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
£16776 - £17297per annum

We are currently seeking Support Workers to join our care home which provides 24 hour care for those with physical disabilities, intellectual disabilities, mental health needs, complex needs and acquired brain injury at Pathfields Lodge, located in Irchester and only 13 miles from Northampton and Kettering.

The Huntercombe Group, Pathfields Lodge – near Wellingborough

The care home (with nursing) provides 24 hour care for those with physical disabilities, intellectual disabilities, mental health needs, complex needs and acquired brain injury.

The service also caters for those with early onset dementia. Individuals have varying needs from specialist support to general assistance with everyday living.

Pathfields is easily accessible by road, is just 4 miles from Wellingborough and within 1 mile of the A45.

Why work for Huntercombe?

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/ residents recovery. You may already be experienced in one of our specialist areas or thinking about specialising if so, you have come to the right place.

Many of our patients arrive with complex and challenging needs. Huntercombe support workers work in small teams with nurses, doctors, therapists and other experts, and together they make a world of difference to people’s lives.

You will be:

  • A Support Worker or Care Worker.
  • Passionate about forming therapeutic relationships with young people
  • Committed to a person-centred approach to recovery
  • Enthusiastic about working as part of a dedicated team
  • Resilient and able to work under pressure
  • Previous experience working in care or the health sector would be an advantage but not essential.

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
  • 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
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, gender, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, disability or social background. This is a great opportunity for someone to make a difference.

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, we would like to hear from you.

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.

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