Team Leader (Healthcare Assistant)

Team Leader (Healthcare Assistant)

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Date Posted: 2024-07-09 15:02:10 - End Date: 09-08-2024

Location: Leek, Leek, United Kingdom


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Company: Elysium Healthcare

Are you a naturally empathetic, caring and compassionate Healthcare Assistant or Support Worker in the UK with experience of caring for people with learning disabilities? Do you want a fulfilling career, where you can make a difference and change lives for the better in a culture of kindness and teamwork? Where you’ll be supported with development opportunities to grow you as a person and in your career? Join Ballington House as a Team Leader and provide care for people with severe learning disabilities, Autism and behaviours that may be seen as challenging; where you’ll support and encourage service users to lead a full and valued life, enabling them to live more independently. You’ll be great with people – a real ‘people person’, able to communicate effectively – explaining yourself clearly in the right tone to suit the situation and be really good at understanding others (behaviours and expressions, as well as vocal). Having a good sense of humour and resilience, and a willingness to help residents with their personal hygiene are also important. What you will be doing You will join an inclusive, supportive team that works well together to provide care to people with learning disabilities and mental health conditions. Working alongside a multidisciplinary team, you will use your excellent communication skills and experience as a Team Leader with a background in mental health to provide care and support people through their care pathway. 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 because of you; being able to do something today that they couldn’t do last week. The shift pattern is 12.5 hours a day, 3-4 days a week including days, nights and weekends on rota basis. 37.5 hours per week. As a Team Leader you will have: Ideally have or working towards NVQ 3 in Health & Social Care Hold a valid UK driving licence (preferred to assist with community visits) Have strong empathy and a caring and compassionate nature Be willing to support residents with personal hygiene Have excellent people and communication skills, and a good sense of humour Deal with challenging behaviours Have a positive and professional approach Be reliable, flexible, hard-working and honest Be local or within commutable distance Where you will be working: Location: Ballington Gardens, Leek, Staffordshire ST13 5LW You will be working at Ballington House, a 13 bedded mental health rehabilitation hospital that provides services for women with complex mental health needs. The environment at Ballington House offers a pathway from admission to discharge and for those that require more in-depth rehabilitation a two bedroom is available as part of this journey. You will work alongside a multidisciplinary team to support women who often have complex mental health and co-morbid conditions. What you will get: Annual salary of £24,375 The equivalent of 33 days annual leave– plus your birthday off! Free meals and parking in local streets. Wellbeing support and activities to help you maintain a great work-life balance Career development and training to help you achieve your career goals Pension contribution to secure your future Life Assurance for added peace of mind Enhanced Maternity Package so you can truly enjoy this special time 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 over 8,000 employees and a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 90 services across England and Wales covering Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is opportunity for you to grow and move. Elysium Healthcare is part of Ramsay Health Care with a global network that extends across 10 countries and employs over 86,000 people globally. 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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