Male Community Recovery Support Worker (Job Ref: 23137)

Position Categories: Full Time, Learning Disability, Mental Health, new, North West

Location: Manchester

Salary: Up to £8.40ph based on experience and qualifications

Closing Date: 05 October 2018

Other Job Ref Numbers: 23137JCP 23137GWO 23137RED

Short Job Description:

We are looking for warm, caring individuals who are dedicated, enthusiastic and imaginative to join our Community Recovery Outreach Team based in Manchester. You will be working in our community based services, supporting individuals with mental health needs. You will demonstrate the ability to work flexibly and autonomously to efficiently manage a fluid caseload.

The role of a community recovery support worker includes visiting service users in their own homes or in other settings and offering practical support to enable them to live independently while also offering emotional support in accordance with their individual support plans.

Although previous experience is not essential, you will demonstrate the values that are essential for a role of this nature such as warmth, compassion and a person centred approach. You will also demonstrate an understanding of the important elements of supporting people with mental health needs and analytical and problem solving skills that are essential to manage your own caseload in the community.

You will be required to operate ethically and to adhere to the duty of care for social care workers and the policies and procedures of Creative Support. You will need to work flexibly on a rota between the hours of 9am and 5pm subject to change.

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a successful community based service which is continuing to grow and develop. You will receive a full local and corporate induction after which you will attain a level 3 certificate in ‘Preparing to work in adult social care’. On successful completion of your probationary period you will automatically be enrolled onto the level 3 diploma in health and social care. You will have access to regional training and will discuss your individual training and development during regular supervision and appraisals. Applicants must possess a clean and valid driving license and have access to a vehicle.
Exempt from section 7 2e of the SDA.

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Recruitment Department, Creative Support Ltd, Wellington House, 131 Wellington Road, Stockport, SK1 3TS.