All Locations
Hatfield
Nursing Home
Hours Per Week
37.5

About The Role

Full Job Description

We’re looking for exceptional individuals to expand the talented ranks of our Care Team at Howe Dell Manor. In the role of mental health support worker, you will find yourself developing a strong and progressive position within the Nouvita family.

Your role with us is at the forefront of everything we do; from coordinating recreational groups to assisting in the preparation of assessments for current/future residents, you will be interacting with every department of the home. Your primary task will be to ensure and implement the care/treatment/rehabilitation of service users by assisting our senior staff; these responsibilities include:

  • Participation in the application of care plans while ensuring interventions and observations are communicated effectively with senior members of the team.
  • Assisting in the supervision of other healthcare/support staff.
  • Maintaining a safe therapeutic environment, beneficial to the needs of residents, relatives and other carers.
  • Promoting a positive attitude toward mental health & rehabilitation.

Aside to your hands-on responsibilities, there is also a small amount of administration that you will soon be familiar with. We use a group of intuitive programmes to make your job easier when:

  • Record keeping.
  • Booking your holidays.
  • Edit/create care-plans.
  • Publish/view your hours.

Opportunities

Many senior members of the team (including managers) have started their journey as support workers with us, honing their skill-set before advancing their careers and expertise. If you’re looking to begin a career in care, or further your current one, Nouvita will help you evolve and give you the tools to thrive.

Education and Training

We’re aware that many healthcare jobs require you to have specific certificates, that often come with hefty price-tags and long waitlists. There are even unrecognised courses that do more to confuse than help; that’s why we began our own CQC-recognised training, to educate rather than obfuscate.

It’s important to remember that service users within Howe Dell manor often suffer from acute mental health disorders that need specific treatment, implemented correctly. To this end, we’re proud to provide an in-house training programme of up to 11 annual classes that will prepare you for your any eventuality.

During your induction into Nouvita, you will undergo a paid e-learning course, as well as a 5 day training programme (also paid) to equip you with everything you need to get started. After-which your continued development will be tailored to your, and the home's needs.

Benefits

While a member of our team, we will support and guide you to become a role model to all staff within the care home. We believe the key to a productive workplace is a happy environment, and that starts with you. That's why we offer a package of benefits to make your time with us just that bit better.

  • Annual Leave: 28 days including bank holidays (Pro Rata)
  • Blue Light Card (High Street discounts for many large brands).
  • Access to our ‘Refer a Friend’ scheme to earn up to £1000.
  • In-house training and development.
  • Access to career progression throughout the group.
  • Employer pension contribution.
  • Fully funded DBS.

Shifts are 12.5 hours, including a 0.5 hour break. 

About Us

 
Howe Dell Manor is our 19-bed specialist nursing home in Hatfield (AL10 8AE) offering a range of specialist services for men and women aged 18 and older who are suffering from enduring mental illness. Next door to Howe Dell Manor, the Coach House is a 10-bed separately registered residential home. At the Coach House, we provide a smaller, more intimate living space for men nearing the end of their rehabilitation.

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