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Healthcare Assistant

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Find out if this opportunity is a good fit by reading all of the information that follows below.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 Healthcare Assistant at The Copse 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 sector, 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 an inclusive, supportive team that works well together to provide care to people with a range of complex mental health conditions. Whether you have experience as a Support Worker or Care Worker, you will use your knowledge and skills to help support people 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.

You will have access to the Elysium Wellbeing team, which 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 help you grow and succeed, if you have the aspiration, capability and dedication, Elysium Healthcare can give you the support and opportunities to help you achieve your career goals.

The shift patterns include working nights and weekends,12.5 hours a day, 3-4 days a week

We are actively encouraging Male Healthcare Assistants applicants to apply, to ensure that we are fully able to accommodate the needs of our service users in the most efficient manner

Where you will be working

  • Location: The Copse, Beechmont Close, Old Mixon, Weston-Super- Mare, Somerset , BS24 9EX

You will be working at The Copse, a rehabilitation service for men and women requiring a medium term placement focusing on active rehabilitation in order to progress into future community placements. Service users may or may not be detained under the Mental Health Act (1983) with a diagnosis of mental illness.

The Copse is a rehabilitation recovery service for men and women with a mental health problem. Service Users typically come from either acute or low secure hospitals, or directly from the community. You will work alongside a multidisciplinary team to support service .

Located within the heart of the Weston-Super-Mare community, minutes from the sea front. The copse has excellent bus links to all the local services. The service provides a relaxed and homely setting within a modern and vibrant environment. Service users have their own private bedrooms which can be personalised. There are kitchens, comfortable lounges and dining rooms and pretty gardens to relax in.

What you will get

  • Annual Salary £18,525 – £20,000
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave – plus your birthday off!
  • Free meals and parking
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • Career development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Maternity Package
  • Flexible working opportunities

There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check 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 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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