Recovery Support Worker
We are seeking an individual who is progressive, energetic and resilient to join our dedicated team in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire. We require someone who is able to build trusting and therapeutic relationships with individuals with mental health needs, whilst promoting their personal recovery and independence.
You will support our service users in all aspects of their daily lives, upholding a person-centred approach that develops the strengths and aspirations of those we provide for. You become involved with tasks such as cleaning, meal preparation and budgeting. Where needed you will support with personal care, administer medication and engage with lone working. You will work closely with individuals and their support networks, including family members, social workers, NHS professionals and voluntary agencies to ensure a high level of quality care.
For this role we require at least one year’s previous care experience. An NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care or similar would be preferred, but is not essential.
Our service is based in the residential area of Burslem, close to Waterloo Road and is 5 minutes from the main bus routes. On site car parking is also available.
Creative Support can offer you:
- 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
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 can only accept applications from candidates who are located in and eligible to work within the UK.
We would encourage candidates to apply to this post as soon as possible. If we receive a large number of applications we may process these prior to the deadline.
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