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Become A Cheswold Hero

Support Worker (New Female Service)

We have been commissioned to open a new secure service for women  originating from Yorkshire. Many of these women are currently placed out  of area. Phase 1, comprising a 14-bed facility is scheduled for opening  in February 2020 and we require a team of exceptional Support Workers  to help create and deliver this new service. This is a great opportunity  to join a new service as it starts. You will be joining at a time where  new ideas, organisational abilities and clinical knowledge will be  welcomed in creating the right values, culture and standards.

The MDT is led by a well-regarded Forensic Consultant with  substantial experience in delivering women’s services and who has been a  member of the national review team for Women’s Services. Our people are  our only asset and as a Support Worker on a new service you will have a  huge part to play in developing this new service and in ensuring that  we deliver a safe and effective service, which patients and their  families regard highly. You will be supported by a well-resourced MDT  consisting of Forensic Psychologist, Occupational Therapist, Social  worker, Family Therapist and their assistants.

Job Requirements

You will be an experienced Support Worker (min 2 years), have a real  passion for developing your skills in an ever changing environment. You  will be passionate about putting the patients’ needs above those of  others, you will understand how to identify, evaluate and appropriately  respond to risk so you and your patients are safe, you will know what  effective care looks like and you will take real satisfaction in making a  difference. Previous experience of having worked with women in secure  services would be desirable but not essential.

In return we offer our Support Workers the following benefits;

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive training packages to assist in the long term progression of your career
  • Pin number renewal paid for
  • 25 days annual + 8 days for Bank Holidays
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Free use of onsite gym
  • Lucrative referral scheme for bringing like-minded people in to the organisation
  • Free Parking
  • Joining a new team that you can help mould
  • And much more

Additional Information

We pay the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) fee for all successful candidates

£16,185 - £18,038