Bank Support Worker.
Job DescriptionPriory group is one of the UK's leading provider of independent specialist secure and step-down services for people with mental illness, personality disorders, learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorders and brain injuries.
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Elm House and Elm Cottage offer open community rehabilitation services for men with a traumatic or acquired brain injury.
We are looking for talented, passionate support workers to work as part of a team and deliver quality care and support to adults with a brain injury by providing 24-hour care and rehabilitation to residents within our community units.
We expect our team to take a positive approach to support individuals professionally and in a way that you would want your own family or friends cared for.
The role is for a bank contract Role and responsibilities include: • Promoting and encouraging independence • Providing assistance with daily activities and supporting with personal care • Enabling Service Users to meet their outcomes and develop goals • Physical and psychological support • Support for individuals with behaviours described as challenging • Support for individuals with some communication difficulties and sensory impairments Requirements: • Preferably previous experience within healthcare and mental health but not essential as support will be given.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Adaptability, commitment and resilience • Ability to work as part of a team • Ideally you will hold a NVQ in health and social care or be willing to study the qualification.
• A positive, can-do attitude.