Mental Health Recovery Worker (Job Ref: 23144)

Position Categories: Full Time, Mental Health, new, North West, Part Time

Location: Fulwood, Preston

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

Closing Date: 04 October 2018

Other Job Ref Numbers: 23144RED, 23144JCP, 23144GWO, 23144CRJ

Short Job Description:

Creative Support is a not-for-profit provider of care and support to people with a wide range of care needs including learning disabilities, mental health needs, autism spectrum conditions, and older people. We are recruiting Support Workers for a new 24hr Mental Health supported living service situated on Lower Bank Road in Fulwood, Preston. The service will provide support to 11 tenants with en-suite rooms in a shared house.

We are looking for motivated, resourceful individuals who are committed to providing person centred support to people with mental health needs. Your role will include:
• Developing daily living skills and accessing educational, vocational and leisure activities with service users
• Building confidence, self-esteem, hope and positive coping skills in service users
• Developing with the individual Person Centred Support Plans aimed at recovery, happiness, health and achieving of service user goals and aspirations
• Implementing guidelines and risk management plans and working positively within a consistent, mutually supportive team ethos

We require staff to cover the three core shift patterns of 7.30am – 3.30pm and 2.30pm – 10.30pm.

Experience is not essential for this role. You will have a warm, caring nature, and a commitment to making a positive difference in people’s lives. We welcome applications from experienced practitioners, graduates and individuals looking to pursue a career in social care.

This unique and challenging opportunity will provide you with an environment that encourages personal and professional development. After successful completion of the probationary period, you will automatically be enrolled in the QCF level 3 Health and Social Care Diploma and you will receive on-going training to best meet the needs of the service users.

Application Instructions:

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