Male Support Worker

  • Confidential
  • Barnsley, UK
  • 02 Aug, 2020
Full Time Health Care

Job Description

If you care for others without a second thought and are looking for a rewarding career where you can make a difference and changes lives for the better, then a Support Worker at Jubilee House could be the right choice for you.

Whether you are looking for a new career or are already work in healthcare through the NHS or private care, you'll receive training to join the team as a Support Worker where you will be valued and supported, with career development opportunities available.

You will join the team that works well together to provide care to people with learning disabilities. Whether you are have been a Healthcare Assistant or Care Worker, you will utilise your experience to support people to lead a valued and fulfilled life.

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

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; being able to do something today that they couldn't do last week because of you.

The Elysium Wellbeing team 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?

There are also career development opportunities in abundance. With a huge range of courses that will see you grow and succeed. If you have the aspiration, capability and dedication, we can give you the support and opportunities to help you achieve your career goals.

We are actively encouraging Male Support Worker applicants to apply, to ensure that we are fully able to accommodate the needs of our service users in the most efficient manner.

Where you will be working
Jubilee House is a registered care service which embraces and balances the management of risk with comfort, homeliness, dignity, respect and choice. The mixed gender service is for people living with learning disabilities, autism and sensory and communication impairments. We are specialists in working with complex needs and behaviours which may challenge services. The service is staffed 24 hours a day by a dedicated team made up of registered manager, nurses and support workers.

The unique building design provides six very robust single person apartments and communal spaces including, lounges, dining room and laundry. Each apartment is designed to a high specification and has its own lounge / diner, bedroom with en-suite wet room. The extensive garden area provides private outdoor space with sensory features.

The service is intended for those individuals who require a high level of support to live within a community setting and will continue to require this longer term. Clients may be referred who are transitioning from hospital or children's services, or where their community placement is no longer able to meet their needs. The service aims to support people to return closer to their home area.

The service is located in Royston, Barnsley within a quiet cul de sac, close to a full range of facilities and amenities, which are within walking distance. There is a large private garden and ample car parking. The service is only 4 miles from Barnsley town centre with direct bus access. Barnsley has good transport links across the region and is close to the M1.

You will work 12 hours days, three days a week, with the occasional night shift. Though with 4 days off to rest and catch up on life, it provides a great work/life balance.

What you will get

Hourly Rate £9.30
The equivalent of 33 days annual leave - plus your birthday off!
Free meals and parking
Wellbeing support and activities
Career development and training
Pension contribution
Life Assurance
Enhanced Maternity Package
Flexible working opportunitiesThere is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check, holiday financing and much more.

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 opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium