If you care for others without a second thought, and are looking for a rewarding career, where you can make a difference and change lives for the better, then a Support Worker at Martham House could be the right choice for you.
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.
What you will be doing
Whether you are looking for a new career or already work in healthcare through the NHS or private sector, 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. Preferable you will be driver and will hold a clean and full UK driving licence as you will be responsible for driving staff and service users to community activities, family visits and supporting our people with their care plans. This is to accommodate the needs of our service users in the most efficient manner.
What you will be doing
No two days will be the same as you take pride in safely escorting and driving staff, visitors and service users to local destinations across Southwest London and surrounding areas. During shifts, you will have access to a company vehicle and will be responsible for its maintenance and checks.
This two-in-one role will see you join an inclusive, supportive team that works well together to provide care to people with learning disabilities. Whether you have experience as a Healthcare Assistant or transferable skills from another industry, you will use your knowledge and skills to help 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 thanks to you; being able to do something today that they couldn't do last week.You will have access to the Elysium Wellbeing team, which 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?With a huge range of courses that will help you grow and succeed, if you have the aspiration, capability and dedication, Elysium Healthcare can give you the support and opportunities to help you achieve your career goals.The shift patterns include working weekends, 7 hours a day, 4-5 days a week between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm.
Where you will be working
Location: Princes Road, Redhill, Surrey, RH1 6JJ
Martham House is part of our Learning Disability and Autism division and provides specialist residential service for men and women living with a range of learning disabilities, including autism and sensory and communication impairments.
This specialist service is designed for those individuals with learning disabilities who require high level of support to live within a community setting and will continue to require this longer term. Clients may be transitioning from children's residential services, edification, moving out of the family home. We are also experienced in successfully managing clients moving from services where their placements may have broken own or where their needs are no longer met.
What you will get
- Hourly rate of £10.45 + benefits
- Enjoy a £500 welcome bonus!
- The equivalent of 33 days annual leave - plus your birthday off!
- Free meals
- Wellbeing support and activities
- Career development and training
- Pension contribution
- Life Assurance
- Enhanced Maternity Package
- Flexible working opportunities
There are also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers 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. 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 an 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.
The safety of our service users and colleagues is our priority and as such we encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19.