Specialist Support Worker

    Employer Gray Healthcare

    Location Lincoln

    Industry Health, Supported Housing

    Contract Full Time

    Job Type Permanent

    Salary £16,848 to £17,784 per annum

    Deadline 31/01/2020


    As a Specialist Support Worker working for Gray Healthcare you will join a team supporting an individual within their own home. You will be an instrumental part of this team and will receive outstanding clinical support, leadership and person-centred training. In this varied position you will support an individual to develop or regain life skills assisting participation in community life by building strong and trusting working relationships.

    Our Approach

    Here at Gray Healthcare we believe that no person should remain in an acute or long stay hospital environment for a day longer than is medically necessary. We do not discriminate with risk history, we work beyond the label and prioritise the individual and their right to live in the community. We are a company passionate about delivering truly person-centred support and are looking for a Support Worker who shares the same ethos. We are guided by our values in all that we do, We are inspiring – we believe in providing individualised support that meets peoples’ needs and enables them to achieve their goals. We collaborate – we believe that the best outcomes are achieved when we work together with shared aims. We are unique – we provide market leading, high quality and bespoke support that exceeds standards. We innovate – we challenge ourselves to be pioneering and find new ways to support people better. We are honest & transparent – we base our relationships on trust and openness regardless of how uncomfortable this may be.

    About you

    We are particularly interested in candidates who have experience as a Support Worker within Recovery, Mental Health, Learning Disabilities, Autism, Outreach or Forensic Work. If you are a team player with great communication skills, possess an NVQ/QCF 3 or willingness to complete the qualification with Gray Healthcare we’d love to hear from you.

    The rewards

    At Gray Healthcare having the right people and investing in their development is crucial. Our expert trainers alongside our managers, ensure that each colleague receives our high-quality bespoke training and has a detailed development plan to equip them to be knowledgeable, supportive, calm and confident in whatever situation comes their way.

    Every Specialist Support Worker will receive a competitive salary. We offer a healthcare cash plan and the chance to develop with a growing and forward-thinking organisation.  As the role will be based in Sleaford there is room to negotiate a travel allowance.

    Gray Healthcare reserves the right to cease any advertising prior to the published closing date for a role that receives a high number of applications.

    This post is subject to an enhanced DBS Check (Formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

    Gray Healthcare – A Disability Confident Employer

    At Gray Healthcare we value everyone’s contribution. We want the best people to work with us to help us deliver the best service to the people we support. If you have life experience of disability of ill health we recognise the value this brings. We want to encourage everyone to apply for our roles, regardless of their disability, and we have committed to making all reasonable adjustments possible to ensure that we attract and recruit the best candidates.

    As a Disability Confident Employer we are committed to:

    • Offer interviews to all applicants who best meet the minimum requirements for a role and who have a disability
    • Providing short-form and easy-read job descriptions upon request
    • Accepting job applications in formats that enable candidates to demonstrate their suitability for the role in the best way they can
    • Making all reasonable adjustments requested

    If you would like to request us to make reasonable adjustments then please contact our Recruitment Team on 0151 255 2830 or e-mail [email protected] and we will be happy to discuss how we can support you through the recruitment process.