Now in our 30th year, Creative Support remains a not-for-profit organisation focused on delivering an excellent standard of care and support to vulnerable people. We are looking for experienced individuals to join our IT team at our head office in Stockport.
We require an experienced, enthusiastic, resourceful and innovative individual to work within our IT team to provide computer hardware, software and network support. You will offer the highest level of customer support to our services. Thorough working knowledge of computer/computer network troubleshooting experience is essential. You must be able to demonstrate a genuine interest and enthusiasm for IT related business systems.
In addition you must have 1 years’ experience and relevant IT qualifications or a minimum of 3 years in a relevant position.
We provide all of our staff with:
- A choice of weekly or monthly pay.
- Company Pension Contributions.
- 28 days paid holiday (including bank holidays / pro rata).
- Ongoing training provided by our award winning training team.
- Selected store discounts.
- Bonus on passing your probation period and if you refer a friend.
- Mental Health and Wellbeing Support, Legal and Financial advice through our Employee Assistance Program, Health Assured.
Our head office in Stockport is just 5 minutes from Stockport train station with excellent transport links to the city centre.
Our ideal candidate will:
- Demonstrate a great positive attitude
- Shows consistent integrity, trust and fairness and embraces equality and diversity
- Delivers time after time
- Makes a difference every day
- Used good judgement and initiative to find solutions
- Committed to learning and being the best through continual learning and development
Following an initial induction period to the company the role will be based in our friendly IT team operating from our Head Office in Stockport. Willingness to travel and work flexibly dependent on priorities and deadlines is essential.
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 would encourage you to apply to us even if you have not yet had your COVID 19 vaccine. You will be required to have your first COVID 19 vaccine prior to your interview and your second vaccine before you start work with us. This time will be used to complete post interview recruitment checks.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Salary - £40,057 to £45,839 dependent on experience plus £5000 Welcome Bonus for direct apply candidates
Hours- Flexible- 30-37.5 hours a week (4/5 days a week Monday to Friday)
Are you a registered Clinical Nurse Specialist with working experience of Band 6 or above? Do you like the idea of working for a leading specialist service providing NHS funded intensive mental health packages and residential placements for complex young people and young adults?
Our client provides residential services for young people aged 16-25 years old who have been discharged from psychiatric inpatient stays or may have experienced previous admissions and/or placement breakdowns. The young people they care for often require a high level of support and dynamic approach to risk management in order to support problems they may have with self-harming, behaviour and emotional regulation. Their aim is to support the young people using a therapeutic , least restrictive approach to live in a non-secure community setting and to achieve their individual goals in preparation for transition to adult life.
Our client has have a fantastic opportunity for a Clinical Nurse Specialist to join a professional team where you will be responsible for assessing, developing, outlining and implementing specialist interventions to young people, both within residential provision and independence packages of care within the community. The young people within the service, will have often transitioned from long term hospital admissions or secure care provisions, as well as having been placed as an alternative to a hospital.
You will be based from their Cheshire office which is located in Birchwood, Warrington and you will travel to their residential homes within their Cheshire portfolio. There is some flexibility in hours with the minimum of 30 hours a week required. Your role will involve working Monday to Friday and you will be required to support with an on call rota for which additional payments are made.
You will have the opportunity to work flexibly and there are opportunities to work from home as part of our hybrid working model.
£40,057 to £45,839 Dependant on experience
27 days holiday + 8 bank holidays (Rising to 31 days + 8 bank holidays with service)
Enhanced company pension
Enhanced maternity/paternity leave
Free on-site parking
Paid Enhanced DBS check
Healthcare Cashplan with costs provided towards dental and optical care and a range of other healthcare treatments and benefits including discounted gym memberships
Employee Assistance Programme / 24-hour Counselling Service
Life Assurance 2 x your annual salary
Online shopping discounts, free eye tests and various other benefits
Excellent Learning and Development opportunities
The opportunity for internal promotions
Refer a Friend Scheme (Up to £500 per referral)
Regular social events and recognition schemes (‘Employee of the year awards’, Summer & Christmas parties)
As a Clinical Nurse Specialist you will:
Contribute to training and education of the residential team as well as facilitating reflective practice sessions to ensure all intervention is effective and evidence based.
Work autonomously within professional guidelines and the overall framework of the team’s policies and procedures.
Be expected to work as an integral part of a multidisciplinary core team in risk management and case formulation for cases of concern referred to the service.
Provide a specialist assessment and treatment services based upon comprehensive assessment of the young people’s needs from a variety of sources
As a Clinical Nurse Specialist you must be:
A Registered Nurse and have experience at Band 6 or above.
Experienced in risk assessment and proactive and innovative management of Clinical Risk, Risk Assessment and Management and will embrace a therapeutic risk-taking approach.
Experienced in Clinical Supervision / Line Management of a junior team.
Understanding of and experienced in Liaison or a role in Tier 4 inpatient CAMHS and in secure and/or outreach settings.
Flexible enough to adapt to the changing needs and the skills to provide intensive support for young people with differing mental health needs in varying contexts.
Full UK Driving Licence
Legislative Knowledge and Experience
Experience of working with young people with complex mental health difficulties.
Evidence of continued professional development.
Case Management Experience within a Health & Social Care setting
Accredited Safeguard qualification
Experience of working in a community setting
Experience of working within a secure setting
Fancy the challenge? Apply today!
You will work in a COVID secure environment as all their staff are required to be fully vaccinated by 11th November 2021.
Please note that they do not accept CV’s and the application must be completed in full.
Our client operates a safer recruitment process and as part of this process the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.
They are an equal opportunities employer who values diversity and positively encourages applications of all ages from all sections of the community.
They reserve the right to close the advert early, should they appoint a suitable candidate.
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