Mansfield, Nottinghamshire

£16,296 - £17,811 per year

Permanent, Full-time

About the organisation

Framework is a charity delivering housing, health, employment, support and care services to people with a diverse range of needs. Regardless of... Read more

Job Description

SUPPORT WORKER, BRIGHTER FUTURES, MANSFIELD, FRWK03 £16,296 - £17,811 FTE, PERMANENT, 37 HPW

Brighter Futures is a floating support service working with adults affected by a learning disability, autistic spectrum condition or acquired brain injury. Through a combination of one to one support and opportunities to get involved in groups, activities and learning we empower people to live in the community with greater independence and improved quality of life.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about promoting independence and opportunity for our service users to join our team. Brighter Futures operates mainly Monday to Friday during office hours with agile working opportunities. We work with individuals across Nottinghamshire, with an office base in Mansfield. Travel expenses are paid, but you will need a current driving licence and access to a car, or means to travel to multiple locations during the working day, many of which are not accessible by public transport.

As a support worker you will hold your own caseload and guided by the individual support plan assist people to achieve their goals, all the while developing their skills and confidence. Excellent rapport building skills are vital, as is the ability to work effectively with the wider team. Good written communication and experience of recording support notes are also required. An understanding of the barriers our client group face as well as knowledge of benefit processes, housing law, debt support and any other issues related to a person’s ability to live independently are desirable.

What we offer: Life Assurance, Pension (up to 4% matched by FHA), Enhanced Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Benefits, Additional Annual Leave Purchase Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Learning programmes tailored to suit different roles and services, Health Cash Plan.

Framework supports all employees to achieve a better work/life balance. Should you wish us to consider flexible working or job share as part of your application please state this on your application in the supporting statement section.

97% of the workforce in a recent staff survey said they were proud to work for Framework.

Framework is an Equal Opportunities Employer. Registered charity No: 1060941.

As a Disability Confident employer we warmly encourage job applications from people with disabilities. Framework is committed to offering opportunities to people from diverse communities. If you have specific requirements or adjustments please let us know if there is anything we can do to support your application

CVs will not be accepted

NO AGENCIES PLEASE.