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 Dane House could be the right choice for you.
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.
We are actively encouraging male candidates with a full UK driving licence to apply for this opportunity. This is to accommodate the needs of our residents in the most efficient manner.
Due to Government guidelines it is required that you have had or will have your Covid vaccine before starting your employment with us. It is also a current requirement that you do not work at multiple care homes, so you must commit to working exclusively for us or not at all.
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. Whether you have experience as a Healthcare Assistant or Care Worker, you will use your knowledge and skills to help support people 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; being able to do something today that they couldn't do last week because of you.
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 service operates 24/7. This is a 0 hour contract, so you can pick and choose when you work.
Where you will be working
Location: Dyke Road Avenue, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 5LE
You will be working at Dane House, an immaculate, new six bed service for people with learning disability and/or with complex needs and behaviours that challenge. It boasts a range of communal amenities including sensory facilities and a large garden.
You will be caring for people who may have transitioned from residential schools or colleges, moved out of the family home or who need to move from a failed placement in the community.
Dane House is within easy distance of local shops, leisure facilities, churches and cafes, and is just 3 miles from the centre of Brighton. Brighton has excellent transportation links across Sussex and the south coast and London is just an hour away by train.
What you will get
Hourly rate of £10.29 (including 12.07% holiday allowance uplift)
Free meals and parking
Wellbeing support and activities
Flexible working opportunities
Option to become permThere 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