Relief Recovery Support Worker
We are unable to offer any Skilled worker visas for any relief/ bank posts. This is because the Home Office require individuals to have a set annual earnings threshold of over £21,000 per annum and we are unable to guarantee hours on an ad-hoc basis.
We are seeking compassionate people with emotional intelligence and person-centred values for the interesting and rewarding role of Relief Recovery Support Worker, supporting people with mental health and other needs in a high quality, new-build supported living service in Redditch. The service will provide person-centred, recovery-focussed support to promote independence, tenancy sustainment and positive risk management.
You will ensure that service users are enabled to make progress in their personal recovery journey and to attain goals relating to their mental health & wellbeing, independence and quality of life. You will support individuals to move into their new homes and to become as independent as possible in managing their tenancies and all areas of daily living.
You will provide psychological and practical support to enable people to grow in self-esteem and confidence. You will empower people to make informed choices and to enjoy a fulfilling life by developing supportive relationships with others, make community connections and access meaningful activities. You will work closely and effectively with all members of the individual’s support network, including their families, social workers, NHS professionals and voluntary agencies.
You must be able to build warm and trusting relationships with individuals, based on respect and unconditional positive regard. You will need to have good verbal and written communication skills and be confident in liaising with external agencies. You must be able to work in a work in a reliable and accountable manner and have the ability to carry out the role of Key Worker, contributing to needs/risk assessment and the development of person-centred support plans.
You must be able to demonstrate an understanding of mental health needs and the challenges experienced by people who may have experienced trauma and adverse life events. You will be committed to equality and able to practice in an inclusive and non-judgmental manner. Experience is essential for this role.
Your work base will be the supported living service which is located close to Redditch town centre and comprises of 14 well designed, self-contained one bed apartments, with a communal lounge and on-site staff office.
The benefits of joining Creative Support as a Relief/Bank staff member is the flexibility to pick shifts to suit you and work in services that are local to you.
We can offer you:
- A competitive salary
- Good conditions of service including company sick pay
- Paid carers leave
- Free life assurance
- Comprehensive training
- Opportunities for professional development
- You will be paid on a weekly basis.
About Creative Support
Creative Support is a not-for-profit organisation which provides high quality, person-centred support to people with mental health and other needs. We are committed to creating an open, reflective and accountable culture which is underpinned by ethical practice. We promote independence, dignity, equality, rights and inclusion when designing and delivering services. We embrace diversity and encourage applicants from all backgrounds and cultures.
We are a ‘Mindful Employer’ and an Investor in People Silver employer of over 5,000 well supported staff across England. You will be joining a progressive charitable organisation, strongly committed to investing in your welfare and professional development through both practice-based and accredited training. You will also be part of our highly committed and mutually supportive team of senior operational managers.
We would really welcome the opportunity to tell you more about this exciting role. For an informal discussion please contact Leigh Birch by email to Leigh.firstname.lastname@example.org citing a contact telephone number.
We do not accept CVs in lieu of a completed Creative Support application form. All job offers are subject to the satisfactory completion of an enhanced DBS check, the cost of which is met by Creative Support.
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 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. 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.
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