Recovery Support Worker

Job Reference: 75639
Posted: Friday 10th May 2024
Closing Date: Monday 27th May 2024
Up to £11.60 per hour
Braford, West Yorkshire

Are you a motivated individual with a passion for supporting those with mental health needs?

We are seeking mental health recovery Support Workers to join our dynamic staff team based in the Idle area of Bradford (BD2, West Yorkshire). As part of this role you will visit service users within their homes, offering both practical and emotional support to enable them to live independently. You will work in accordance with users individual support plans, developing trusting relationships as you engage with the variety of this role.

Support Worker Duties:

  • Checking the welfare of the service users across of the services –2 minute walk from one another in Idle BD2.
  • Ensuring health and safety compliance, carry out safety checks and raising any concerns.
  • Working in a person-centred way to empower the service users
  • Prompting independence and developing skills to maintain their independence and manage their tenancies.
  • Carrying out monthly key working sessions to set goals and work towards achieving these.
  • Communicating with other professionals & community mental health teams.

Our service users are friendly, polite and have brilliant interactions with staff. They would benefit from an enthusiastic individual who has the drive to support our service users to engage and build confidence to achieve their desired goals.

At full capacity there are 10 service users, currently there are 9 service users who enjoy a range of weekly activities, coffee morning, takeaway night, 1 to 1 and group cooking and baking, movie nights and arts and crafts.

The shift pattern for these services is 10:00 TO 20:30, working every other weekend and some bank holidays.

As this is a lone working service, experience working in Mental Health or Health and Social Care is preferred, but is not essential! Equally, qualifications in Health and Social Care are desirable.

Benefits of working with Creative Support:

  • Employee of the month awards – chance to win vouchers.
  • 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.

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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