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Bank Support Worker

Job Description

Working with The Huntercombe Group is rewarding and varied. Through our “Conversation into Action” programme we actively encourage our employees to get involved and to drive organisational change for the better.

The Huntercombe Group – The Dell, Sudbury

The Dell is a 48 bed specialist residential care home for adults aged 18 years and above with intellectual disabilities and complex needs.

We work collaboratively with our clients and their families or carers and provide person-centred care and support. We employ staff in a variety of different roles and provide ongoing support with comprehensive training, learning and development opportunities.

The centre is approximately a 10 minute walk from the market town of Sudbury in Suffolk -equidistant between Bury St Edmunds and Braintree.

At Huntercombe, our Bank 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.

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 Bank 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 Bank 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 patient care
  • Work and act as a key member of the team, supporting each 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 Bank 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:

  • Induction and ongoing training
  • Competitive pay rates
  • Employee Benefit Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Contributory Personal Pension Scheme
  • Free Parking
  • Free uniforms where applicable

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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