FT Support Worker

Elysium Healthcare (Wellesley Hospital)

FT Support Worker

If you care for others without a second thought and are looking for a rewarding career where you can make a difference and changes lives for the better, then a Support Worker at the modern purpose built service, Learning Disabilities service could be the right choice for you.

Whether you are looking for a new career or already work in healthcare through the NHS or private care, you’ll receive training to join the team where you will be valued and supported, with career development opportunities available.

It’s a career that you can take pride in while enjoying the satisfaction of helping people and seeing them improve. It’s what delivering great healthcare should feel like.

The new learning disability service is due to open in February 2021, however please discuss with the recruiter your options to experience what delivering great healthcare at one of our other services close by.

What you will be doing

You will join the team that works well together to provide care for people with Learning Disabilities. Whether you have been a Healthcare Worker or a Care Worker, you will utilise your experience to support people to lead a valued and fulfilled life.

It can be quite a challenging environment at times, so a positive attitude, compassion, resilience and vigilance are important. But it is hugely rewarding to see people improve; being able to do something today that they couldn’t do last week because of you.

The Elysium Wellbeing team is on hand to keep you feeling great; be it a chat, massage or group activities. Who doesn’t like a free massage at work?

There are also career development opportunities in abundance. With a huge range of courses that will see you grow and succeed. If you have the aspiration, capability and dedication, we can give you the support and opportunities to help you achieve your career goals.

The shift patterns include working nights and weekends, 12 hours a day, 3-4 days a week.

Where you will be working

Location: Westpark 26, Chelston, Wellington, Somerset, TA21 9FF

 

Join the team at Wellesley Hospital as they open their new low to medium secure Learning Disability service for adult males on Winsford and Thornemead wards, a bright newly designed, modern safe environment.

 

The unit is one of NHS England’s pilot sites to test new approaches to delivering mental health care and works alongside local NHS trusts and private care providers in the South West.

 

Wellesley Hospital is conveniently located near Wellington, close to the M5 and commutable from Taunton, Exeter, Yeovil and surrounding areas.

 

The service operates 24/7. You will work shift patterns including weekends, bank holidays and nights. Standard shifts are 12 hours a day, working 3 days one week, 4 days the next.

 

What you will get:

  • Annual salary of £18,135
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave – plus your birthday off!
  • Free meals and parking
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • Career development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • 2 Week Paid Induction
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Maternity Package
  • Flexible working opportunities

There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check, holiday financing and much more.

About your next employer

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care.

Each and every employee is valued and supported, as everyone has an important role to play in the success of Elysium. It is only with the dedication, passion and hard work from staff that excellent care programs that truly benefit the service users can be delivered.

With a network of over 70 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person’s individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

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Job Overview
  • Salary
    £18,135
  • Job Category
    Health / Social care
Job Location