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Support Worker (St Davids)

Job Description

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.

Support Worker (St Davids Hospital)

We need good talented people to join our teams of professionals, making a real difference to the lives of people with autism, learning disabilities and mental health issues.

In the role of a hospital Support Worker you will …

  • Provide high standard of care that focuses on the needs of the individual and promotes independence, improving the quality of life for the patient.
  • Encourage patients to develop, strengthen and maintain skills developed.
  • Take part in and facilitate day to day activities encouraging patients to participate in social, educational and leisure pursuits.
  • Help devise and implement care plans which have been agreed with patients, their families, outside agencies, and other health care professionals.

What you need:

  • Excellent communication skills to able to communicate with patients, families and other staff.
  • Ability to display empathy, warmth, patience and understanding to patients.
  • Willing to work flexibly, including evening and weekends when required.
  • Health & Social Care QCF Level 2 or the commitment to achieve the qualification.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and the ability to work alone alongside your team in a consistent manner.

We want people ready to embrace a challenge, people prepared to work in an ever changing environment, people determined to provide the best care possible! We’re firm believers that if a job is worth doing it is worth doing well. We want you to be part of a fantastic team that provide quality care for residents within the sites at MHC

In return for your skills and qualities we offer

  • Extensive training
  • Free Eye Care Vouchers
  • Opportunities to gain QCF qualifications which attract increases in pay
  • Free On Site Parking
  • Generous leave allowances
  • Free refreshments and meals whilst on shift
  • Workplace pension
  • Free DBS checks
  • Progression opportunities

Application Guidance notes:

Please ensure you complete the application form in full.

Please provide your employment details since leaving school and address any gaps in employment.

The months and year of all employment is required due to regulatory requirements. If this information is not provided your application will automatically be rejected.

  • Salary: £670 - £765 per hour (depending on qualifications and experience)
  • Location: St Davids Independent Hospital, Denbighshire, Wales
  • Reference: SW.SDH08082016

Location Details:

St David’s is a 15-bed all-male service and provides care and rehabilitation for adults with a borderline to moderate learning disability with marked deficits in adaptive skills and social functioning. St David’s also supports individuals with a learning disability who may also have co-existing secondary conditions such as difficult or challenging behaviours, mental health problems, ADHD or epilepsy.

St David’s Hospital has a dedicated team of multi-disciplinary professionals who are highly trained and skilled to meet the needs of the patient group. Mental Health Care (UK) provides access to a professional training and development programme and invests in external training when required.

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