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Healthcare Support Worker (NVQ II / NVQ III - Hospital)
Ref: DAN03947

  • Location
  • Wast Hills Hospital (Autism Service), Wast Hill House, Wast Hills Lane, Kings Norton, Nr Bromsgrove, B38 9ET
  • Salary
  • 8.65 - 8.97 (17,992 - 18,657)
  • Hours
  • 40
  • We support and care for adults living with a learning disability, who may also have a diagnosis of autism, in specialist supported living, residential services and hospitals. Our aim is to deliver effective and outcome based services within person centred, professional care environments, supporting people to have the most choice and independence possible. We set high standards for ourselves in the delivery of care, and most importantly, we put the people we support at the heart of everything we do.

     

    If you want to make a difference and ensure people can achieve their goals and get the most out of life, then please read on...



    In this role your main focus would be to provide safe, sound and supportive care to the people you support. You will have working relationships with the nursing and multi-disciplinary teams, and will play an important role in the lives of the people you support, as well as their families or loved ones. As a key member of the support team, you may be required to contribute to service user multi-disciplinary meetings.

     

    The support and care you provide will be respectful, dignified and caring, following each individual's person-centred care plan to promote choice and independence.


     

    So what qualifications and attributes do you need?

    • We welcome all applicants that feel they would be able to make a positive difference to people's lives
    • You would need to be compassionate, understanding and trustworthy
    • Health and Social Care QCF or SVQ is essential
    • Previous experience is essential
    • See job description for more details

    If this sounds like you, we would love to welcome you to the team.
     

     

    Some of the benefits of this role include:

    • 28 days annual leave
    • Length of service awards
    • Fully paid comprehensive induction training for all new starters
    • Paid DBS/PVG
    • Free parking
    • Courtesy meals and refreshments whilst on shift
    • Shopping and entertainment discount scheme (over 800 retailers)
    • Cycle to Work scheme
    • Childcare vouchers
    • Training and development opportunities
  • Location Information
  • Located in Kings Norton, Birmingham, Wast Hills is an award winning Outstanding CQC rated specialist autism hospital, which provides assessment and treatment for up to 25 men and women with autism, who are also living with learning disabilities and complex needs.

     

    Wast Hills is an impressive period property, set in six acres of gardens and formerly part of the Cadbury estate. The service consists of three autism provisions, which provide different levels of support depending on the individual.

     

    Within Wast Hills there are many good sized living areas and people can choose to use a gender specific lounge or be in mixed company. Other facilities include two on site sensory rooms, a computer room and two activity rooms. In addition there is a life skills kitchen where people are supported to make their own drinks and prepare food. The people we support at Wast Hills also have access to extensive outside space.

     

    Wast Hills has received the Autism Accreditation from the National Autistic Society (NAS)

     

    Click here to read more about Wast Hills

     

    Some of Our Recent Awards at Wast Hills

    • National Learning Disability and Autism Awards 2018 – The Great Autism Practice Award - Wast Hills Team (Finalists)
    • National Learning Disability and Autism Awards 2018 – The Learning Disability Nurse Award – Charge Nurse Warren Cocker (Finalist)
    • RCNi Nurse Awards 2018 – The Learning Disability Nurse Award – Charge Nurse Warren Cocker (Finalist)
    • Laing Buisson Awards 2017 – Rising Star Award – Amy Childs (Former Service Manager, now Midlands Consultant Nurse) (Winner)
    • Nursing Times Awards 2017 – Team of the Year Award – Wast Hills Team (Finalist)

     

    Click here to see more awards we have won at Danshell

  • Closing date
  • 13/07/2018
  • Job Description
  • JD_PS_Support_Worker.pdf

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