Male Support Worker

Posted 9 July by Elysium Healthcare

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 Mental Health Support Worker role at Farmfield Hospital 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 care, 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.

What you will be doing
 
You will join the team that works well together to provide care to men with mental health conditions. Whether you have been a Healthcare Assistant or Care Worker, you will utilise your experience to support people to 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.

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?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 candidates to apply for this opportunity at our male-only mental health Hospital in Charlwood. This is to accommodate the needs of our service users in the most efficient manner.

The shift patterns include working nights and weekends, 12 hours a day, 3-4 days a week. 

Where you will be working

Location: Farmfield Drive, Charlwood, Surrey, RH6 0BN
 
You will be working at Farmfield Hospital, which is a large purpose-built medium-secure service with good facilities. Working alongside a multidisciplinary team, you will provide care and support for adult men 18+ with a forensic background and enduring mental health illnesses such as personality disorder, substance misuse issues and behaviours that challenge.
 
Farmfield Hospital is located North West of Gatwick airport near the village of Hookwood, with good transport links by road, bus and train. It is easiest to reach the site by car.

What you will get

•Annual salary of £18,954
•The equivalent of 33 days annual leave – plus your birthday off!
•Free meals and parking
•Free shuttle bus service to and from work
•Wellbeing support and activities
•Career development and training
•Pension contribution
•Life Assurance
•Enhanced Maternity Package
•Flexible working opportunities

 
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 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.


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