Recovery Support Worker
Would you like to work in a fun and fulfilling role and help make a difference in people’s lives? We are looking to welcome new staff into our busy and dynamic mental health team based at Hilltop Cottages in Bradford. We work across two Bradford Accommodation bases, ensuring positive mental health and housing related support in a personalised way.
The role of a 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. Hilltop Cottages is an accommodation based service made up of 28 self-contained cottages. The role is varied for example one day you could be helping a service user to complete a housing benefit form or offer practical support around a household task; the next day you could be assisting someone to access a day service or set up a direct debit to pay their utility bills. The successful candidate will engage with service users and build trusting therapeutic relationships.
If you have excellent interpersonal skills and good written communication skills and if you are supportive, proactive, responsible, good at motivating people and listening to others then we would like to hear from you.
Experience of working in the care and support sector is not essential. If you are a student who has recently completed a relevant qualification and you share our drive, values and passion for helping people with mental health needs, then we would also like to hear from you.
This role does not involve delivering personal care.
Each of our Services provide support to meet individualised needs and requires shift work, which includes contributing to a 24hr rota within our supported living services including sleepovers. The shifts include : 8am-4pm, 2pm-10pm and 10am-6pm. We appreciate flexibility from all our staff and hence we also can be flexible around working hours it is a large team and we are looking for a diverse range of skills.
This service is close to Bradford Royal Infirmary and serviced by reliable transport links in and around Bradford, providing easy access to the city centre and other amenities.
Creative Support also offers a wide range of benefits such as:
- A one-off bonus of £100 upon successful completion of the 4-month probationary period.
- Competitive pay and a pension with company contribution and 28 days annual leave,
- Company paid enhanced DBS for all staff
- Free employee support programme
- All our staff are supported 24/7 by our out-of-hours teams
- Support to complete the nationally recognised Care Certificate and Social Care Diploma
- choice of weekly or monthly pay
We are a passionate, inclusive and anti-racist organisation. We embrace diversity and encourage applicants from all backgrounds and cultures. As a Disability Confident Employer we welcome applications from people with a disability, and as a proud Stonewall Diversity Champion we actively encourage applications from the LGBT+ community.
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 can only accept applications from candidates who are located in and eligible to work within the UK.
In order to apply, please read the job description and then complete the online application form using the links above.
You can also download a copy of our application form using the links above. Completed Application Forms must be submitted to our Head Office address (below) or emailed to email@example.com 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.
If you require any advice on completing your application form, please call us on 0161 236 0829.
Recruitment Department, Creative Support Ltd, Wellington House, 131 Wellington Road South, Stockport, SK1 3TS