Recovery Support Worker

Recruiter
Creative Support
Location
Blackpool, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
10 Aug 2019
Closes
29 Aug 2019
Ref
1226312469
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Creative Support, a not-for-profit provider of social care services, is pleased to be opening a new service in Blackpool for complex clients with dual diagnosis. The service will provide accommodation based support for people with a range of support needs including mental health issues, drug and/or alcohol misuse issues, people with complex needs and people with an offending history.

You will work alongside our Complex Housing Coordinator & Social Inclusion and Community Involvement Worker to provide a person-centred focused support service that enables our service users to develop the necessary life skills for independent living. You will manage a case load of clients, providing direct support to service users in accordance with their support plans and aspirations. You will support people to access other services that will be beneficial to their physical, emotional and financial wellbeing and will support people to access meaningful and engaging activities both in the scheme and the local community, with the aim of supporting people to be active and equal citizens.

You must be a positive individual with an empathetic approach to meeting the needs of our service users. It is essential that you are able to work independently, using your own initiative and as part of a team and that you have good verbal and written communication skills. Experience of working in a community-based service is desirable. The ability to drive is preferred for this role.

Our range of benefits to ensure job satisfaction includes:
  • Guaranteed contracted hours
  • Free life assurance
  • Pension with company contribution
  • A range of employee discounts

Creative Support is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to delivering local high quality care through a well-established and supported local work force.

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