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SECURE UNIT SUPPORT WORKER

Secure Unit Support Worker – guaranteed & flexible work hours to suit.

Competitive rates of pay.

Better Healthcare Services have recently been awarded a ‘preferred supplier’ contract for the supply of agency staff to the UK’s leading provider of behavioural care.

They have three divisions – healthcare, education and children services, and adult care services – which together support the needs of more than 30,000 people every year.

We have immediate work for Support workers in one of the company’s low to medium adult secure units.

We can offer you a mix of long days/nights, full time, part time and weekend work across the following divisions:

Mental healthcare
Addiction Treatment
Rehabilitation and Recovery Services
Medium and low secure facilities

The Role

Ensuring that people who use the service have any personal needs or requirements met; including personal care, participation in activities and support with daily living tasks.
To support people in achieving their outcomes in a way that they choose.
Complete daily administration including updating person centred support & care plans, updating charts and completing accurate daily notes.
Provide specific interventions with patients as delegated by Registered Nurse, and the following training and competency attainment.

Such interventions include Observation and Engagement with Patients, escorting patients on leave, and being involved in de-escalation and management of violence and aggression.
Contribute to a team approach to patient care in conjunction with all members of the multidisciplinary team.

The Person

Experience in one of the following is desirable; mental health, addiction, rehab and recovery, secure units, children services or adult care services.

Most importantly, you will be a caring, empathetic individual that strives to make a difference to the lives of others.
PMVA training or Breakaway is desirable
If you do not live in Diss, access to your own transport will be essential

Benefits

We offer continued professional development, including our unique Carer Career Pathway, excellent rates of pay and regular work as well as the flexibility of working at times that suit you, whether days, nights or weekends.

Please contact our recruitment team on 01603 616 999 for more information, or e-mail your CV to norwich@betterhealthcare.co.uk.