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Support Worker - Bank

Four Seasons Health Care
£8.47 /Hour

Job Description

Site or Unit :
Huntercombe Hospital Norwich
Address :
Buxton Norwich Norfolk NR10 5RH

Contracted Weekly Hours : BANK

The Huntercombe Hospital Norwich is a 30 bed low secure Tier 4 CAMHS hospital for young people aged 12 -25 years who are high risk with complex mental health disorders such as emerging personality disorder, early onset psychosis, severe OCD and attachment disorders. We provide comprehensive treatment programmes tailored to each individual and we work collaboratively with the patient and their family, carers and their local teams. The hospital's current pathways include PICU and LSU. The hospital also plans to offer a transactional service for those aged 18-25, which bridges the gap between CAMHS and Adult Mental Health Services. The hospital is located in the village of Buxton, 12 miles from Norwich. We employ staff in a variety of different roles and provide ongoing support with comprehensive training, learning and development opportunities.

As a Support Worker you will support the senior team in the running of the shift, whilst showing warmth and support to our residents/patients and their families; helping to promote independence and dignity and positively enhancing the lives of individuals in our care.

This exciting and dynamic role will place you at the heart of the team, working closely with residents/patients and other healthcare professionals to deliver the best care and rehabilitation for residents/patients.

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

  • To assist the trained staff in their duties

  • Be involved in maintaining and developing a high standard of the care for the person by being aware of their individual needs and care programmes

  • Report to the staff in charge any information given by the resident/patient or their relative, and any incident or observation which may affect their physical or mental well-being

  • Provide practical assistance to the resident/patient, where needed, in carrying out everyday living tasks whilst encouraging them to develop their daily living skills

  • To help to provide an environment which is helpful to residents/patients with varied and complex needs realising their potential to live as independently as they can find possible

  • 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.

Job Requirements

In order to achieve this our Support Worker should have a flexible attitude and wholly adopt a person centred ethos, show empathy and a desire to make a difference.

If you have the skills to succeed in this role and are committed to the provision of quality care please click on Apply now.

Contact Info

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ref. EWS/103/038972/44/130

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