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Bank Recovery Support Worker

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Reference

PRI21018

Location

255 Lichfield Road, Bloxwich, Walsall, West Midlands, WS3 3DT

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£8.70 p/hr

Hours

Bank

Job Advert - Division Information

Ready for the recognition and rewards you deserve?

We don’t just talk about putting employees first. We know that Priory wouldn’t exist without their combined energy, expertise and effort.  So we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, promote collaborative teamwork and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential.

 

Job Advert Location Description

255 Lichfield Road is an Independent Community Facing Rehabilitation and Recovery Unit which proivdes services for men and woman over the age of 18.  Service Users may be admitted Informally or detained under the Mental Health Act.  We aim to provide opportunities for our Service Users to practice independent living, by helping them build the skills and confidence needed to successfully live in the community.

 

The unit comprises of 28 beds and accommodation includes

•           Two 4-bedded enhanced recovery and rehabilitation units for people who require a structured environment with intensive support to progress through their recovery pathway

•           20 self-contained apartments that enable residents to live independently, whilst having the safety of a therapeutic structure if needed

•           Each apartment has its own front door, a lounge and kitchenette, bedroom and a bathroom

•           24-hour support as required

•           Dedicated occupational therapy facility to promote independent living skills

•           Therapy and treatment areas, safe and private grounds and a family visiting room

•           Communal bistro and kitchen

Job Advert Role Description

We are looking to recruit personable, flexible and motivated Recovery Support Workers to support our qualified staff with the delivery of care to our patients. You will be involved in the personal care and meeting the psychological needs of a diverse group of service users with varying degrees of mental and physical issues. You will be caring and attentive with the skills to build strong and trusting relationships with people. It is also important that you work well in a team as you will work alongside qualified nurses and staff from other professions.

Main Duties:

  • Support service users to attend and gain new experiences within their local community
  • Support and assist service users with personal care as identified in agreed plans of care
  • Establish and maintain relationships with service users which will compliment and contribute to the care programme and create a pleasant environment in which to live
  • Contribute to the daily running of the hospital, e.g. shopping, cleaning and involving residents to the limits of their ability in all aspects of normal daily living.
  • Accompany residents on shopping trips and outings
  • Possess the ability to diffuse/resolve stressful situations with the use of effective communication skills

Division DBS info

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.

Disclosure

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Job Description

Support_Worker_JD.pdf

Closing Date

18/07/2018