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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 Hospital, Ashley House – Market Drayton, near Stoke-on-Trent

CQC rating GOOD – report published September 2016

Ashley House is a low secure mental health hospital that provides specialist assessments, treatments and rehabilitation for adults with intellectual disabilities, mental health needs, autistic spectrum disorders, including those with varying degrees of challenging behaviours and forensic histories. The Hospital has 46 beds spread across six wards.

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.

To join The Huntercombe Group as a Support Worker 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 with young people would be an advantage but not essential.

In return we offer you:

  • Induction and ongoing training
  • Competitive pay rates
  • Employee Benefit Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Contributory Personal Pension Scheme
  • Flexible working hours

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.

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