Mental Health Recovery Support Worker

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Organisation
Creative Support
Reference
VAC-365387
Sector
Location
Woodley
Salary
Up to £9.20 per hour
Expiry Date
04/11/2021

Mental Health Recovery Support Worker

Job Reference: 42855
Posted: Tuesday 12th October 2021
Closing Date: Thursday 4th November 2021
Up to £9.20 per hour
Woodley, Stockport
Full-Time, Part-Time

Are you interested in a career in Mental Health and looking for a role that is diverse and rewarding every day?

We are currently looking for a Mental Health Recovery Support Worker to join our passionate team in Woodley, Stockport.
We are looking for warm, caring and proactive individuals to provide person centred support to people with mental health needs in Stockport. As a mental health recovery support worker will be responsible for providing practical and emotional support to individuals, supporting them to gain skills and coping mechanisms to be able to live as independently as possible.

No two days are the same! We support people to the cinema, help with budgeting and planning and be there when needed.

Recovery Support Worker Duties:

• Provision of practical, emotional and behavioural support to service users,
• A commitment to making a positive difference in individuals’ lives,
• Develop and sustain warm and trusting relationships with service users,
• Carry out general administrative duties and housing management tasks,
• Provide support to individuals with cooking, cleaning, housework and budgeting,
• Developing meaningful activity, occupation and routine in agreement with individuals,
• Shift patterns include 9-5, 10-6 or 11-7,
• You will not be required to do sleep in shifts at this service and weekend work is on a rota basis.

Previous support experience is essential for this role. A driving licence is not essential but the ideal candidate must be willing to use public transport around Woodley and the wider Stockport area.

Benefits of working with Creative Support:

• Free 24/7 counselling and employee support programme
• Support to complete the nationally recognised Care Certificate
• Competitive pay and a pension with company contribution and 28 days annual leave
• Company paid enhanced DBS for all staff
• All our staff are supported 24/7 by our out of hours teams

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.

Application Instructions:

In order to apply, please read the job description and then complete the online application form using the links above.

You can also download a copy of our application form using the links above. Completed Application Forms must be submitted to our Head Office address (below) or emailed to recruitment@creativesupport.co.uk to be considered for the vacancy. If you have not received a response to your application within 10 working days of the closing date please accept this as notification of an unsuccessful application. Unsuccessful applicants must wait 6 months before reapplying.

If you require any advice on completing your application form, please call us on 0161 236 0829.

Recruitment Department, Creative Support Ltd, Wellington House, 131 Wellington Road South, Stockport, SK1 3TS

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