Support Worker

National Schizophrenia Fellowship
£16,536 to £18,562
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
(This role is advertised as Mental Health Recovery Worker with in the organisation).

Do you thrive on making a difference to the lives of others? Are you interested in working together to meet their changing needs?

Our four CQC registered care homes in Warwickshire provide support for those who have enduring mental health, assisting with activities of their choice and daily living skills. Rethink Mental Illness believe in recovery and the involvement of individuals in the management of their own condition. This means offering a stable home life, either long or short term, for those that need our help.

As a Support Worker you will also develop recovery plans and provide one-to-one key worker support, working with partnership services. Experience in a similar role or in life is preferable but not essential as a full induction and training will be provided. The right attitude is crucial, a great relationship builder willing to work directly with people who use the service and our stakeholders.

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals with good communication skills, sound organisation and IT skills and the ability to keep records both accurately and concisely.

The post holder must be able to work flexibly as part of a 24/7 rota including nights, weekends and sleep ins.

What we offer in return:

A competitive salary of £16,536 to £18,562

- Contributory Pension Scheme
- Life Assurance
- 25 annual leave increasing to 30 days Annual Leave per year
- Childcare Vouchers Scheme
- Paid eye test plus up to £55 towards the cost of new glasses or lenses
- Season Ticket Loan
- Excellent Career progression

The post holder must be able to work flexibly as part of a 24/7 rota including nights, weekends and sleep ins. The role is required to work across all four Warwickshire services.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Kim Bairstow via our website.

The closing date for this post is2nd April 2017.

We are also seeking sessional / bank Mental Health Recovery Workers that can work flexibly to cover absences and support the delivery of our services across Warwickshire areas.

We will not be working with recruitment agencies on these roles so please do not make contact