SUPPORT WORKER – ST DAVID’S

Carrog, Corwen, Denbighshire
Job Reference No: #SD209 D
Salary: £19,131.84 Per Annum
Hours: 42
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 06/06/2020

Salary: £19,131.84 per annum

Requirements: QCF Level 2 Health & Social Care OR willing to work towards

Hours of Work: 42 per week, working on a rolling rota basis

Contract Type: Permanent

Reporting To: Hospital/Deputy Hospital Manager

Benefits of Working with us:

  • Meals Provided
  • On-site parking available
  • Free Eye Care Vouchers
  • Work Place Pension with Legal & General
  • Comprehensive Learning & Development Package
  • Progression Opportunities
  • We also offer Health & Social Care QCF qualifications

Company Funded Benefits: Free DBS check, Flu vaccination and Hepatitis B vaccination

About the Role: We have a vacancy for you to join an existing friendly team, supporting individuals with a learning disability to lead a full and meaningful life. You will have the opportunity to develop your skills, share your experiences and really make a difference to the lives of those we support.

If you are ready for an exciting and varied role where you may; help develop and assist in the recovery from illness as well as assisting someone to learn new skills this may be through local colleges or getting out and about visiting family and places of interest, enjoying hobbies, leisure interests and much more besides then we would like to hear from you.

It may be that you want a change, fresh start or just want to bring your skills to St Davids, where at the same time you can benefit from the support and guidance from the management team. There will be an opportunity for you to access our bespoke training package.

The ideal candidate for this post will have experience in learning disabilities, however this is not essential as we provide training, possess some experience in leading a team and leading a shift in the absence of the Team Leader. Within this role you will need an understanding of safeguarding policies and procedures, motivation skills, be self-motivated, flexible and organised.

Skills: Strong communicator, creative, motivated, ability to cope in challenging situations, understand and support individuals to lead a good quality of life whilst achieving positive outcomes along the way. Willing to learn new skills and undertake study where necessary.

About the Service: St David’s independent hospital stands by the banks of the River Dee and within walking distance of the small village of Carrog – A picturesque part of North Wales.

The service provides open rehabilitation and treatment for males (aged 18 years +) diagnosed with a learning disability and/ or additional complex needs including autism and mental health needs.

About MHC: We are committed to delivering the very best care within our health services across England and North Wales. We provide a culture that empowers the people we work with – both individuals and colleagues – to fulfil their potential. By working together, we develop pathways for individuals and colleagues that enable them to achieve positive outcomes. Likewise, we work together with families and carers too, so they are always fully involved in their loved one’s care while they are with us.

Equal Opportunities: MHC are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all who believe they fit the essential requirements for this role regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

How to Apply: Please complete the short application and upload your CV. For an informal discussion about this role you can contact MHC Workforce Team on 01824 572 020.

(We reserve the right to bring forward our closing date, without notice in the event of high volumes of interest).

SUPPORT WORKER – ST DAVID’S

St David's

St David’s is an independent 15-bed hospital with extensive grounds set in a tranquil location in Carrog, Corwen.

It cares for men aged 18+ with a diagnosis of a learning disability and/or additional complex needs including autism and mental health needs. It can take patients detained under the Mental Health Act 1983 and offers rehabilitation for those leaving acute or secure services or step-up service for patients when their current placement has broken down due to their behaviours.