Waking Night Crisis Support Worker

Job Reference: 73322
Posted: Wednesday 22nd November 2023
Closing Date: Thursday 7th December 2023
£11.45 per hour
Shipley, Bradford

Do you have the commitment and positive values to make a difference to the lives of people living in Bradford?

Creative Support is a non-profit organisation which provides high quality person centred social care services for people with learning disabilities, mental health and other needs. We are currently recruiting waking night crisis support workers for our new Mental Health Crisis Service in Shipley, Bradford.

As a Waking Night Crisis Support Worker you will be providing person centred recovery focused support to adults with mental health needs accessing our crisis service in Shipley, Bradford. You will work with service users to develop a recovery support plan based on their presenting needs, wishes and choices. You will provide direct support including therapeutic approaches, problem solving and practical support. The role also includes management of risk and close working with other organisations and carers. You will also assist people to move on from the service providing signposting support and working closely with other agencies including community assets.

As a Waking Night Crisis Support Worker you will use a strengths based approach to supporting individuals with a range a needs from a variety of backgrounds.

Key responsibilities would be:

  • Providing strengths based, person centred support to adults experiencing a mental health or social crisis.
  • Develop crisis recovery support plans and risk assessments with support from the Team Leader.
  • Providing direct support, therapeutic and problem solving approaches on an individual basis.
  • Assisting with move-on and close inter-agency working.

You will be provided with a full induction and training to enable you to successfully carry out the role. You will also be provided with regular supervision and support from your line manager and Area Manager.

Creative Support offers a range of opportunities for staff including excellent training and career development.

Benefits of working with Creative Support:

  • 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 Silver award. We actively encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and cultures.

We can only accept applications from candidates who are located in and eligible to work within the UK.

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.

Application Instructions:

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 recruitment@creativesupport.co.uk 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

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