Experienced Healthcare Assistant (Support Worker) - Lakeside
Experienced Healthcare Assistants (Support Worker) - Lakeside - £9.04 - £9.57 per hour*
Free Transport – free bus service to and from Bedford Daily
Would you like to be part our award winning inpatient setting, supporting adults with Autism, Mental Health needs and Learning Disabilities at Lakeside in Wyboston, Bedford on the St Neots/Cambridgeshire border.
At Lakeside, each of our units support adults who may be diagnosed with Autistic Spectrum Conditions including Asperger Syndrome, Mental Health needs such as Schizophrenia, Bi-Polar Disorder, Personality Disorder or Depression and Learning Difficulties.
All of our Healthcare Assistant roles are immensely rewarding. These posts offer a variety of experience including coaching patients between therapy sessions, assisting in therapy groups, contributing to support plans, as well as fun tasks such as playing football or even the Xbox!
As a Healthcare Assistant, you will work an average of 37.5 hours per week on a rota basis to include both day and night shifts. You will work an average of three to four 12.5 hour shifts per week. Part time and Bank roles may also be considered.
We provide an excellent induction and a sector leading training program as well as supporting you through your QCF in Health and Social Care. Experience for this role is essential and a passion for enabling people to live fun and fulfilled lives is.
Why join us at Lakeside:
• Annual leave - 5.6 weeks holiday per year
• Free Transport – free bus service to and from Bedford Daily
• DBS Check – we cover the cost of your DBS check and annual renewal
• Duvet Days – get rewarded for coming into work with an extra day off for full attendance
• Wellbeing Support, Advice and Guidance – via our Employee Assistance Program though an online portal or over the telephone
• Qualifications – we can support you to obtain a range of QCF’s during your employment
• Staff Referral Scheme – earn £200 for referring a friend into a support worker position and £1,000 for a nurse position
• Induction - We pay you to attend our comprehensive induction and on-going training
• Employee of the Month – each month we recognise staff from each area of the business for their hard work and commitment
• Long Service Awards – receive 2 weeks extra annual leave and 2 weeks’ pay for reaching 10 years’ service!
• Refreshments - free drinks and meals on shift
• Health Scheme – employees can opt into paying for a cash healthcare plan through their salary. This enables employees to claim back money towards general day to day healthcare such as opticians and dentists
Apply today to find out more!
*this rate is the average rate based on a full time Healthcare Assistant working 2 weekends per month which attract an enhanced rate per hour