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Healthcare Support Workers - Community Deaf Service

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Profession: Healthcare Assistants
  • Location: Northampton
  • Salary: 20,535

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We have great opportunities to join us and support our deaf or hearing impaired patients.

To join St Andrew's Healthcare as a Support Worker you do not need previous healthcare experience! We will give you all the training you need to be successful

Full time Days and Nights: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £20,535 per annum plus enhancements
Location: Northampton

About our Community Deaf Service:

This service is the next step in the patients' journey from the UK's largest Medium Secure Service for Deaf men and women aged between 18 and 65 years old.  We manage D/deaf or hearing impaired (profound, severe, partial or hard of hearing) patients with complex mental illness in a sensitive environment within the Community.

We are looking for Support Workers to join our existing team in supporting our patients' transition into the community. The service accepts patients with a range of diagnoses including mental health illness, learning disability, brain injury, autism spectrum disorder and personality disorder.  You will be responsible for:

  • Supporting and encouraging day-day Independent living for our patients
  • Facilitating therapeutic intervention
  • Problem solving and supporting residents with crisis management

About you:

  • You may be D/deaf yourself or British Sign Language (BSL) Trained, or willing to be trained in BSL to the required level
  • Strong team player
  • Have the confidence to work independently
  • Build and maintain relationships across clinical teams
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Ability to develop rapport with residents
  • Highly resilient
  • Good problem solving skills

Our patients and your colleagues will expect you to live the St Andrews CARE values of Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence every single day.

We do accept video applications, if you would like to submit a video application please email Bgarner@stah.org

We offer excellent benefits package including:

  • Pension
  • Sickness policy
  • Access to the Blue Light Card and Health Service Discounts scheme
  • 35 days annual leave
  • Life cover
  • Electric Car lease scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Free parking
  • Paid DBS

This is a great opportunity and we'd love you to apply now.