18-19 Bennett's Hill, Birmingham,
West Midlands, B2 5QJ
Staff Support Coordinator
Cygnet Hospital Beckton is a service for women with complex mental health needs. Situated in the East End of London, the hospital has four different specialist wards including mental health with learning disability, personality disorder and PICU.
We are currently recruiting for a Staff Support Coordinator who will work closely with the Practice Development Nurse and use personal knowledge and experience to provide pastoral support and care to Support Workers and nurses whether new or old in their journey as a staff member at Cygnet Hospital Beckton.
The ideal candidate will need to have a minimum of 1 years’ experience working as support worker and be a peoples person as the role involves working closely with new staff members and working on staff retention.
You will be working full- time 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday, times may vary to cover early and late starts, which can be agreed with suitable candidate.
In return, you will receive a competitive salary and a range of benefits including free lunch, employee discount scheme, health cash plan and a pleasant working environment that is easily accessible by car or public transport.
Main duties and responsibilities:
- To support in the recruitment processes and retention of staff through care, guidance and support.
- To participant in recruitment days and interviewing.
- To support new starters through the induction process and probationary period.
- To participate in induction and with the induction booklet sign off for new starters.
- To mentor both in groups and individually.
- To serve as a role model and a source of trusted information.
- To participate in Staff Rep Group
- To offer appropriate guidance and support to staff and refer them to their line manager and/HR where appropriate.
- To receive feedback and create action plans for areas that require improvement.
- To help plan and action a range wide range of activities across the hospital.
- To be inclusive and use National awareness days to guide celebrations at site and also be advocate for specific events the hospital staff want to celebrate.
- To coordinate the staff recognition scheme
- To provide pastoral support to the overseas nurses during their on-boarding from abroad and help arrange a smooth transition into arriving and living in the UK. This will include but not be limited to; support with living arrangements and setting this up, payment of bills and support with travel such as bus passes, support with acclimatising into the local area.
Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check
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