Relief Recovery Support Worker
How would you like to make a positive difference to someone’s life? We are keen to develop and support people to achieve their outcomes, dreams and aspirations.
Creative Support are looking to recruit a support coordinator who has experience in working in with people who have a range of mental health support needs.
We are looking for a calm, resourceful and energetic individual who are well motivated, hardworking and keen to join our team. The scheme consists of 7 self contained flats within Newcastle. The service is part of Newcastle’s strategy to provide a wider range of living options for vulnerable people. The service supports people to increase their independence and connect with their communities/ develop social networks thus preventing admission into long-term residential care or hospital and eventually moving back to their own homes or in a less supported environment.
You will provide person-centred support to tenants to take part in all aspects of everyday life and achieve their outcomes and goals. You will have skills in positive communication and engagement and will be able to demonstrate unconditional positive regard for the people we support. You will have the maturity to be able to work within a positive behaviour support framework to accept responsibility and to grow in confidence as a skilled practitioner supporting people who are vulnerable and may engage in risky behaviours for example, (drug/alcohol/ legal highs/. As well as mental health needs/ learning disability and or Autism. You must be able to follow agreed guidelines and to work positively within a consistent, mutually supportive team ethos.
This role offers unique and challenging opportunities bringing great job satisfaction to those who are looking to make a positive difference to the lives of others. We provide relevant training including accredited health and social care diplomas through our own training academy. Experience is essential for this role.
As a Creative Support Bank Staff member, you will have access to our free app, which allows you to pick up shifts in any area of the country and provides information on the service, including directions.
You will be paid on a weekly basis.
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