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Support Worker

  • Location

    Stockport

  • Sector:

    Health & Social Care

  • Job type:

    Full-time Flexible

  • Salary:

    £17,550 per annum

  • Job ref:

    00328219

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-06-12

  • Startdate:

    2019-05-15

  • Client:

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Support Worker 

Join Care in Mind – A Unique and Innovative Approach to Supporting Young People in Care. 

Care in Mind provide residential services for young people aged 16-25 years old who have been discharged from psychiatric inpatient stays or secure children’s homes. The young people we 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. 

Our aim is to support the young people using a therapeutic approach to live in a non-secure community setting and to achieve their individual goals in preparation for transition to adult life. 

Position: Support Worker 
Location: Stockport, Greater Manchester (commutable from Warrington, Macclesfield, Northwich and surrounding areas) 
Job type: Full Time, Permanent 
Hours: 37.5 hours per week plus 1 sleep in per week; Early Shift 7.00am to 3.30pm; Late Shift 2.00pmto 10.30pm; Sleep ins 11.00pm to 7am 
Salary: £17,550 per annum (£9 per hour) 
Benefits: 22-27 holidays per year (plus bank holidays), Free training and professional development programme, Paid induction, training and enhanced DBS check, Company Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Childcare Vouchers , Free onsite parking. 

Closing date for applications: Friday 14th June, 2019 

About the role: 

As part of our continued growth we are now looking to recruit within our home in Stockport. 
 
To find out more, come along to our recruitment open day on Friday 31st May at Stockport Guild Hall. We will be there between the hours of 10am - 6pm! If you would like an informal interview on the day please contact us and we will get a slot booked for you!

Responsibilities: 

- To act as a member of the team and assist the management staff in giving the highest standard of care possible to all the young people, closely following individual care plans and programmes. 
- To take individual / group responsibility in ensuring the running of the home to its highest possible standard. 
- To develop skills in order that the young people’s individual health / social development needs are met. 

About you: 

- To be able to work as part of a team. 
- Good verbal and written communication skills. 
- An understanding of the issues young people face. 
- Able to work shifts within a 24 / 7 day per week rota. 

Care in Mind provides care 24 hours a day and 365 days a year. 

Care in Mind operates a safer recruitment process and as part of this process the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. 

We are an equal opportunities employer who values diversity and positively encourages applications of all ages from all sections of the community. As an employer we are also committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health and well-being of all our staff. 

We reserve the right to bring forward our closing date, without notice in the event of high volumes of interest. 

You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Care Worker, Care Assistant, Care Staff, Social Care, Social Worker, Social Work, Healthcare Assistant, Healthcare Worker, Young People, Vulnerable People, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, NFP, Not for Profit, Voluntary, etc.