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Support Worker ELS

Job Description

Support Worker-ELS

Shifts - Day Support 12 hours per day - two week rolling rota every other weekend off.

Drivers - Essential - due to the location and lack of local Public Transport.

Cambian Elston House - Top Street Elston, Newark Nottinghamshire, NG23 5NP

Elston House is a post-19 extended residential service. It caters for young people and adults with autism and severe learning difficulties often accompanied by complex needs and challenging behaviour. Our focus is on development of learnt life skills.

Facilities available at Elston House

State-of-the-art facilities at Elston House include an activities room with networked computers and a sensory room. Each bedroom has an en-suite shower or bathroom in order to meet the need for privacy and dignity.

Outside there are extensive grounds that cover approximately 5 acres with a safe enclosed garden and managed woodlands.

When individuals come to our care they can often be mentally and emotionally fragile, due to the transition and change. We believe that creating a calm and inviting environment we can enhance a person's progress and self-esteem to help them on their care pathway.

Our communal living spaces are fresh, spacious and encourage social interaction. In addition, our staff to individual ratio is an important element of our service. A number of clinical studies have demonstrated the positive impact that high staff ratios have on individual development and standard of care, our standard ratio is one staff member for every two people in our care.

Cambian locked rehabilitation hospitals specialise in enabling adults with learning disabilities and complex needs to develop the necessary skills to move toward greater independence with increased social functioning and inclusion through a personalised care pathway.

Job Role

This job involves caring and supporting our residents in all aspects of their lives to enable them to develop their skills and enhance their ability to access the community. By carrying out these responsibilities well, you will be helping to provide the best possible quality of care for those who live at Cambian Elston House You will also be helping to create a pleasant working environment for other people who work here.

Full induction training is given. You will also learn from some of the most dedicated and inspirational people in our profession and just like our residents you will be learning all the time through our on-going mentoring and support.

Candidate Profile

You will be a strong team player, confident and motivated and well organised. Patience and commitment are essential, but above all you’ll be someone with a genuine desire to help others.

Preferably you will have experience with adults with Learning Disabilities / Autism
challenging behaviours


We offer many benefits and a great working environment - these include:

56 weeks Annual Leave
Company Pension
Free on-site parking
DBS Application fee paid
Free hepatitis vaccinations
Childcare vouchers
Paid breaks
Free eye tests
Employee assistance helpline

Successful candidates will have to meet the person specification in order to be offered this post. Cambian is committed to Safeguarding and protecting the young people and service users within our care. All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and reference checks. Cambian is an equal opportunities employer.

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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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