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Duston, Northamptonshire 16.06 miles
Up to £9.50 per hour
Permanent, Part-time, Full-time
Job description

We are seeking compassionate people with emotional intelligence and person-centred values for the interesting and rewarding role of Recovery Support Worker, supporting people with mental health and other needs in a high quality, new-build supported living service in Duston, Northamptonshire. The service will provide person-centred, recovery-focused 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. Relevant paid or unpaid experience is desirable but not essential as full training will be offered. A relevant qualification (such as a Health & Social Care Diploma or degree in psychology) would also be desirable.

Your work base will be the supported living service which is located close to Northamptonshire town centre and comprises of 10 well designed, self-contained one bed apartments, with a communal lounge and on-site staff office.

This role will require you to work shifts on a 7 day rota, which will include evenings, weekends. And bank holidays. You may be required to undertake additional sleep-in duties on the premises for which a generous additional payment is made.

Part-time hours will be considered subject to a minimum of 15 hours per week.

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

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 citing a contact telephone number.

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 expect all applicants to Creative Support to have had at least their first Covid 19 vaccination prior to starting employment with us and to be committed to having the second vaccination within a 3 month period.

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Creative Support

Creative Support is a national, high quality provider of person centred social care services for people with learning disabilities, mental heal... Read more

Posted on: 07 September 2021
Closing date: 21 September 2021
Job ref: 41688
Tags: Support Worker
Job closes in 3 days
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