Neighbourhood Recovery Support Worker

Job Reference: 77264
Posted: Wednesday 8th May 2024
Closing Date: Thursday 23rd May 2024
Up to £12.20/hr
Tameside, Greater Manchester
Full-Time, Part-Time

Do you have the commitment and positive values to make a difference to the lives of people living in Tameside?


Creative Support is a non-profit organisation which provides high quality person centred social care services for people with learning disabilities, mental health and other needs. We are currently recruiting a Neighbourhood Recovery Support Worker to work in one of the Neighbourhood Hubs and Outreach Team in Tameside, Greater Manchester.


In this role you will be based in one of the Neighbourhood Hubs working with a broad range of other professionals and stakeholders. You will respond to new referrals and assist in promoting the service to generate referrals to the service. You will assess referrals and discuss them with the Project Manager and Neighbourhood lead before commencing a focussed and time limited package of support. Support will be outcome focussed and tailored to the needs of the service user. Goals will be set and reviewed on a regular basis. Support will be provided from a strengths based model of support providing direct practical and emotional support, signposting and joint working with other agencies including community assets.

Key responsibilities would be:

  • Providing strengths based, person centred support to adults experiencing a mental health or social crisis.
  • Develop outcome focussed recovery support plans and risk assessments with support from the Project Manager.
  • Providing direct support, therapeutic and problem solving approaches on an individual basis.
  • Assisting with mental health needs, housing, welfare rights, isolation, drug and alcohol problems and other needs as identified.
  • Close inter-agency working.


You will be provided with a full induction and training to enable you to successfully carry out the role. You will also be provided with regular supervision and support from your line manager and Service Manager.


Creative Support offers a range of opportunities for staff including excellent training and career development.


Benefits of working with Creative Support:

We offer all employees competitive pay and a pension contribution in addition to 28 days annual leave. As an employer that is committed to the professional development of our staff we also support our care staff to complete the nationally recognised Care Certificate and pay for your enhanced DBS. Additional benefits include enhanced maternity leave, employee support programmes and an additional day of leave each year on or around your Birthday.


Creative Support is a passionate, inclusive, and anti-racist organisation. We are a Stonewall Diversity Champion, Disability Confident Employer, who have recently received Investors in People Gold award. We actively encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and cultures, however we can only accept fully completed applications from those located in and eligible to work within the UK – Please be aware we are currently at full capacity with our Visa Sponsor Licenses, therefore we are not accepting applicants who are seeking sponsorship.


We are also not accepting applicants who are currently on a Skilled Worker Visa, seeking secondary employment, as we are unable to actively track the hours worked with the primary sponsor.


We will be interviewing for this role as suitable applications are received and may close this role before the closing date upon a successful candidate being appointed. We do not notify unsuccessful candidates of their outcome at application stage, previously unsuccessful applicants must wait six months before reapplying.

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.

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

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