Location: Greater Manchester, Wigan
Appointment Type: Permanent
Salary: £9.50 per hour
Hours: 36 hours per week
Closing Date: 31 July 2019
Gender Selection: Female Only
As a Support Worker working for Gray Healthcare you will be working as part of a bespoke team supporting an individual within their own home. In this varied role you will pride yourself on having the skills and ability to help the most vulnerable and complex individuals to reach their potential. You've got a good understanding of various mental health conditions and disabilities and thrive on being given the opportunity to help individuals achieve independence.
Here at Gray Healthcare we believe that no person should remain in an acute or long stay hospital environment for a day longer than is medically necessary. We do not discriminate with risk history, we work beyond the label and prioritise the individual and their right to live in the community. We are a company passionate about delivering truly person-centred support and are looking for a Support Worker who shares the same ethos.
It is essential that you have experience of working in Mental Health with attachment, self harm, risk reduction needs with young adults. Experience and/or knowledge of implementing and developing PBS and Active Support Planning is required. We are particularly interested in candidates who have experience as a Support Worker within Recovery, Mental Health & Outreach Work. If you are a team player with great communication skills, possess an NVQ/QCF 3 or willingness to complete the qualification with Gray Healthcare we’d love to hear from you.
You must be willing to work as part of the weekly rota with on-call duties.
At Gray Healthcare having the right people and investing in their development is crucial. Our expert trainers alongside our managers, ensure that each colleague receives our high-quality bespoke training and has a detailed development plan to equip them to be knowledgeable, supportive, calm and confident in whatever situation comes their way.
Every Support Worker will receive a competitive salary. In addition to weekly pay we offer a healthcare cash plan and the chance to develop with a growing and forward-thinking organisation.
Gray Healthcare are committed to equal opportunities and welcome a broad diversity of talent to apply.
Gray Healthcare reserves the right to cease any advertising prior to the published closing date for a role that receives a high number of applications.
This post is subject to an enhanced DBS Check (Formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
By applying for this vacancy, you hereby consent to Gray Healthcare storing and processing your information in order to progress your application. If successful, your information will be added to your electronic staff file. Your personal information will be retained only for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which the information was collected, or as required by law.
You have the right to ask at any time to see your records, edit them, have them erased or stop us using them. If we cannot comply with your request, we will tell you why. For more information on how we store and use your information, please view our privacy statement by visiting here.
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Gray Healthcare – A Disability Confident Employer
At Gray Healthcare we value everyone’s contribution. We want the best people to work with us to help us deliver the best service to people we support. If you have lived experience of disability or ill health we recognise the value that this brings. We want to encourage everyone to apply for our roles, regardless of their disability, and we have committed to making all reasonable adjustments possible to ensure that we attract and recruit the best candidates.
As a Disability Confident Employer we are committed to:
If you would like to request us to make reasonable adjustments then please contact our Recruitment Team on 0151 255 2830 or email Recruitment@grayhealthcare.com and we will be happy to discuss how we can support you through the recruitment process.