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Recovery Support Worker

Reference

PRI22408

Location

Lakeside View - Lakeside View,1 Ivydene Way,Off Noose Lane,Willenhall, West Midlands WV13 3AG

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£17,010.68- £19,626.30

Hours

37.5 hrs p/wk

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

Priory Lakeside View cares for men and women with mental health needs in both an acute setting and a locked personality disorder treatment and rehabilitation setting.

The hospital has 32 beds comprising of 16 personality disorder rehabilitation beds and 16 acute mental health beds.

Lakeside View’s versatility allows us to manage complex needs in a safe and therapeutic environment, and to support and promote independence.

Job Advert Role Description

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
  • Act as a key-worker for a service user, with support from the RMN
  • Establish and maintain relationships with service users which will complement 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

 

What we'd like from you

  • Previous experience within a healthcare setting desirable
  • A strong sense of responsibility
  • Reliable & trustworthy
  • Willingness to learn
  • Effective communication skills
  • Flexibility and strong “can do” attitude
  • Quality orientation

 

Requirements

  • Education to GCSE Standard or equivalent
  • NVQ or equivalent would be an advantage.
  • Previous experience of healthcare in a similar setting would be an advantage

 

 

In return for your expertise and hard work, we offer a wide range of benefits including:

  • 25 days’ annual leave plus 8 bank holidays increasing to 30 days plus bank holidays with length of service
  • Extra Service Annual leave awards
  • Career development – progress across the Staff Nurse grading is via a distinct career path
  • A contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance
  • Private medical insurance
  • Free meals/refreshments when on duty
  • Free car parking
  • Flexible Benefits Packages

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.