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Reference

PRI69968

Location

255 Lichfield Road, Bloxwich, Walsall, West Midlands, WS3 3DT

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time, Permanent - Part Time

Salary

£21,507.75 per annum FTE / £11 per hour

Hours

37.5 hours per week

Job Advert Role Description

Priory 255 Lichfield road are recruiting for full time and part time Recovery Support workers to join their friendly team.

255 Lichfield Road is an Independent Community Facing Rehabilitation and Recovery Unit which provides services for men and woman over the age of 18.  

 

As a Recovery Support Worker your role will be to:

  • Support Service Users to attend and gain new experiences within their local community. 
  • Support and assist Service Users with personal care as identified in agreed plans of care.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with Service Users which will compliment and contribute to the care programme and create a pleasant environment in which to live
  • Contribute to the daily running of the hospital, e.g. shopping, cleaning and involving Service Users to the limits of their ability in all aspects of normal daily living.
  • Accompany residents on shopping trips and outings
  • Possess the ability to diffuse/resolve stressful situations with the use of effective communication skills
  • Maintaining accurate records relating to Service User progress and interventions you have delivered
  • Conducting Health and Safety observations

 

As a Recovery Support Worker you will be working within a team that includes a range of professionals.

You will be central to providing high quality care within a Rehabilitation and Recovery setting.  The Service User group includes those with a diagnosis of severe and enduring mental illness including personality disorder.

You will assist and support nursing staff in the effective management of the ward.

 

No experience in Healthcare required, but to be successful as a Recovery Support Worker, you’ll need:

  • Excellent team working skills, a high level of self-motivation and a flexible approach - our units operate 24 hours 7 days a week, and our support staff work shift patterns including weekends, bank holidays and nights
  • A commitment to patient-centred care and to values-based and evidence-based practice
  • The drive to continually push your own personal learning and development
  • To be able to build effective and credible relationships both internally and externally
  • Work collaboratively with others sharing ideas and information at all times
  • Effectively build trust with a consistent approach between actions and words
  • Have the ability to raise standards through innovation and new ideas
  • To be able to cope in difficult situations with tact and diplomacy
  • To be able to build rapport and positively influence others
  • To be able to inspire professionalism

 

About our benefits

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (at commencement of employment)
  • A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)
  • Private Medical Insurance Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Free meals while on duty
  • Carefirst – Employee Assistance Services
  • Continuous learning and development
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Career development
  •  Access to Priory Perks benefit portal
  • Voluntary Benefits

 

The successful applicant will be supported through a company and site induction which will involve working a variety of shifts to enable them to meet and work alongside the full MDT.  

 

Shift Pattern:  A full time contract consists of working 32.25 hours (3 shifts) one week and 43 hours (4 shifts) the second week. Shift work including nights, weekends and bank holidays.

Shift Hours:

Long Day - 0730hrs to 1945hrs

Night Shift - 1930hrs to 0745hrs

Please note there are no permanent day contracts available.   Permanent night contracts can be considered.

 

More about 255 Lichfield Road

Service Users may be admitted either informally or detained under the Mental Health Act.  We aim to provide opportunities for our Service Users to develop independent living skills, by helping them learn the skills and confidence needed to successfully live in the community.

 

The unit comprises of 28 beds and accommodation includes:

•           Two 4-bedded enhanced recovery and rehabilitation units for people who require a structured environment with intensive support to progress through their recovery pathway

•           20 self-contained apartments that enable residents to live independently, whilst having the safety of a therapeutic structure if needed

•           Each apartment has its own front door, a lounge and kitchenette, bedroom and a bathroom

•           24-hour support as required

•           Dedicated occupational therapy facility to promote independent living skills

•           Therapy and treatment areas, safe and private grounds and a family visiting room

•           Communal bistro and kitchen

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About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services, Priory promise a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in your development. 

Across our network of hospitals, residential care homes and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.

Priory maintains that vaccination remains our very best line of defence against COVID-19 and believes that our colleagues working with vulnerable individuals have a professional duty to be vaccinated.  As part of our wider infection control efforts, and to meet our commissioner and customer requirements, we continue to record vaccination status for all colleagues and we therefore request that you disclose this information as part of your application. Your vaccination status will not affect any offer of employment and will be held in line with GDPR requirements.  We thank you for your understanding. 

Disclosure

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory will cover the cost of a DBS check.

Job Description

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Closing Date

30/11/2022