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On the night shift.

We are currently looking for Nights and Weekend Support Workers at our Hospital for people with learning disabilities, based at Cawston, near Aylsham.

We have opportunities for Full time and Part Time on nights and / or weekends. We know that it isn’t great for the social life, but it has its advantages, such as fitting around the school run and having time to do the things that you’d otherwise need to take time off for.

If you want to make a genuine difference to peoples lives, apply today and let us welcome you to a truly meaningful career with Jeesal.

Support Worker – Job Overview and Responsibilities:

As a support worker at Jeesal, you will be a role model for patients and be actively involved in engaging patients in daily activities, educational programme, behavioural support programmes and leisure / recreational activities.

You will accompany patients to their external activities, appointments, visits and events as required.

You shall be actively involved with patient needs lead educational and therapeutic activities to aid rehabilitation in accordance with a patient’s 24 hour individual timetable of events/ activities.

Support the Charge Nurse, Nurses’ and Senior Support Workers with duties designated to them.

Employment Details:

The Jeesal Group is a family run company and is one of the largest providers of residential care in Norfolk. The Jeesal Group has been a leading provider of dedicated support and differing services for people with learning disabilities for 25 years.

Cawston Park Hospital is a private independent hospital based in Cawston in North Norfolk, near to the villages of Aylsham and Reepham.

The Hospital provides assessment, treatment and rehabilitation services. We have three main units which offer support in both locked and open rehabilitation. The units support people with learning disabilities who are experiencing distressed behaviour.

We have a number of single bespoke service provisions for people who find living with others difficult, together with flats where we support people to improve their independent skills prior to discharge.

As well as our Hospital in Cawston, we also have residential homes situated in Norwich, Cromer, Buxton, North Walsham, Fakenham and surrounding areas.

Pay and benefits:

Up to £9.32 ph, depending on experience. Weekend hours are subject to an additional bonus.

Weekend hours are subject to an additional bonus.

We offer a comprehensive induction training programme for new starters and a genuine commitment to personal and professional development.

We also know that we have some of the most caring and compassionate staff around, and because of this we are offering opportunities to our Support Workers to apply for the Nursing Apprentice Scheme. This is available to anyone who has 12 months service with Jeesal, and you don’t need any previous qualifications. Apprentices will not have to pay for their training, you will earn while you learn on the job.

Support Staff Pay Bandings:

Trainee Support Worker - Band 1 (Probationary)
No experience in care sector - £15,795 (£8.10 ph)

Support Worker – Band 2
Has Successfully completed probation period or has previous experience in care sector - £16,711 (£8.57 ph)

Support Worker – Band 3
Competent in role with additional responsibilities - £17,218 (£8.83 ph)

Support Worker – Band 4
As above, plus NVQ in Social Care or Equivalent - £18,174 (£9.32 ph)

Senior Support Worker Roles
Senior Support Worker - Band 1 £19,500
Senior Support Worker – Band 2 £20,533

Nights and / or Weekends. Full time, part time and bank opportunities.

For an informal discussion, contact Nicholas Hall, Human Resources, Head Office, via 01603 937632, or apply now for immediate consideration.

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to developing our staff.

We positively encourage applications regardless of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion or belief and age.

All Appointments are subject to an acceptable DBS disclosure.

Jeesal Group
Cawston Park Hospital
Occupational fields: 
Support Staff
Fields of study: 
Health / Care management
Employment type: 
Full time
Part time
Up to £9.32 ph, depending on experience. Weekend hours are subject to an additional bonus.
Required general skills: 
healthcare knowledge
Learning Disabilities Knowledge
Required IT skills: 
MS Office (in general)
Closing date: 
Friday, 30 November, 2018