Community Links and Inclusion Worker

Job Reference: 80384
Posted: Monday 10th June 2024
Closing Date: Friday 28th June 2024
Up to £19.090 per annum
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Full-Time, Part-Time

We are looking for someone with previous experience in delivering sessional work, peer led activities and volunteer coordination to join our existing Doncaster Mental Health Floating Support Service.

Based in the centre of Doncaster, you will work alongside our Service Manager, Referral Coordinator and team of support staff, to provide a highly responsive Community Links service and manage the Tier 0 offering. Tier 0 is an additional support offering which through the means above, and ad-hoc one-off pieces of work, will support service users moving from floating support into the Community Links service to achieve outcomes across key life areas including:

• Improved mental health
• Tenancy sustainment
• Maximisation of independent living skills
• Improved engagement with the landlord/accommodation providers
• Better money management/debt and arrears reduction
• Improved safety within the home e.g. reduction in hoarding and safer living conditions
• Reduced homelessness and threat of homelessness
• Better management of substance misuse issues
• Volunteering opportunities

The service works with individuals with a wide range of mental health needs, to provide a variety of support options, including support in peoples’ own homes, drop-in sessions and activities/courses at our hubs and signposting services to ensure people have the support they need to find and maintain tenancies in the local community.

You will manage a case-load and provide direct support to service users in accordance with their holistic support plans. The role will include designing and facilitating drop-ins, support and advice, and peer support opportunities as a preventative pathway. The role will see you promote inclusion, independence, recovery and well-being, through developing innovative ways of people being supported to sustain their own tenancies and quality of life, and move on from housing related support. This will be conducted at the office Hub and locations throughout Doncaster. The service operates a three tier model to support service users from a one-off piece of work, through to those requiring intense support for a period of 12 months, and it is open to those with any form of mental ill health.

Vacancy Reference Number: 80384
Applications for this role must be submitted via the Creative Support website using the above vacancy reference number

Full training is provided, as is the opportunity to work towards QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care. Benefits of working with Creative Support include a probationary bonus, pension contributions, 28 days Annual Leave and company paid enhanced DBS.

We are a passionate, inclusive, and anti-racist organization – Stonewall Diversity Champion, Disability Confident Employer who have recently received Investors in People Gold award.

We can only accept applications from candidates who are located in and eligible to work within the UK. – This post will not be open to Sponsorship under the UKVI scheme

Application Instructions:

To apply, candidates must complete the online application form located on our company website via the listing for the above reference numbered role. We do not accept CV’s as a method of application.

A list of all roles available can be located at: www.creativesupport.co.uk

Completed Application Forms must be submitted to our Head Office address (below) or emailed to be considered for the vacancy. If you have not received a response to your application within 10 working days of the closing date please accept this as notification of an unsuccessful application. Unsuccessful applicants must wait 6 months before reapplying. We do not provide outcomes for unsuccessful applications.

For role or application queries please email recruitment@creativesupport.co.uk

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

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