Full Time Male Support Worker / Driver in London

... If you care for others without a second thought, then begin a rewarding career as a Support Worker at Alexandra Gardens and make a difference and change lives for the better.  Whether you are looking for a new...

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If you care for others without a second thought, then begin a rewarding career as a Support Worker at Alexandra Gardens and make a difference and change lives for the better. 

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   

If you’re new to healthcare and are not sure if this role is for you,  to get an insight into what the role could involve.
No two days will be the same as you take pride in safely escorting and driving staff, visitors and service users to local destinations across Southwest London and surrounding areas. During shifts, you will have access to a company vehicle and will be responsible for its maintenance and checks.
This two-in-one role will see you join an inclusive, supportive team that works well together to provide care to people with learning disabilities. Whether you have experience as a Healthcare Assistant or transferable skills from another industry, you will use your knowledge and skills to help 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 thanks to you; being able to do something today that they couldn’t do last week.

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 7.5 hours a day: 7:00am - 2.30pm and 2.30pm -10pm. 5 days a week including weekends on a rota basis. Permanent, Full Time position.

Where you will be working

Location: 13 Alexandra Gardens, Hounslow TW3 4HT

You will be working at Alexandra Gardens, a service which provides support for people who may be living with moderate learning disabilities with associated health needs, autism and behaviours.

Working alongside a multidisciplinary team, you will offer support to people as part of their care pathway. Whether it is moving from their community placement or a family home because they require more structured care and support.
All what we expect from you is: 
We are actively encouraging males drivers to apply for this Support Worker vacancy in Hounslow. Must hold the UK driving licence, as part of the role, you will be using the company vehicle to escort the staff and service users to the local destinations. This is to accommodate the needs of our service users in the most efficient manner.
   -   The ability to show strong empathy, a caring and compassionate nature
   -   Willing to support the resident with the personal hygiene
   -   People skills, communication skills and a good sense of humour
   -   Willingness to deal with the challenging behaviour
   -   A positive & professional approach
   -   Reliability, flexibility, hard work and honesty
   -   Team working ethos aligned to our company values
*You must live in the UK and have the Right to Work in the UK full time. 20-hour Student Visa's cannot be accepted. No Visa Sponsorship for this vacancy. 

What you will get
  • Hourly rate of £10.45
  • Enjoy a £500 welcome bonus*
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave – plus your birthday off!
  • Free meals on duty
  • Wellbeing support and activities 
  • Funded career development and training
  • Pension contribution 
  • Life Assurance 
  • Enhanced Maternity Package 
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Receive your Blue Lights Card for exclusive discounts 
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 over 8,000 employees and a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 90 services across England and Wales covering Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is opportunity for you to grow and move. 

Elysium Healthcare is part of Ramsay Health Care with a global network that extends across 10 countries and employs over 86,000 people globally. 

The safety of our service users and colleagues is our priority and as such we encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19.

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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Type of Contract
Graduate jobs
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Profession type
Health / Medical
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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