Support Worker

National Schizophrenia Fellowship
Leamington Spa
£16,701 - £18,747
31 Aug 2017
28 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Support Worker

Location: Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

Salary (pro rata): £16,701 to £18,747

Total hours per week: 23

Do you thrive on making a difference to the lives of others? Are you interested in working together to meet their changing needs? Rethink Mental Illness can offer exciting career opportunities for those either looking to either gain experience working with those with enduring mental health or the chance to build on your existing experience.

Our four CQC registered care homes in Warwickshire provide 24/7 support, assisting service users with activities of their choice and daily living skills. We 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 however is crucial, demonstrating our core values of hope, understanding, expertise, commitment, passion and openness. You will be a great relationship builder willing to work directly with people who use the service and our stakeholders. You should also be enthusiastic 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.

We are currently looking to recruit to the following roles:

Full time and part time Support Workers in Leamington Spa

Night Worker in Leamington Spa to cover waking night shifts

Part Time Worker in Rugby

Bank Worker in Stratford Upon Avon, Leamington Spa and Rugby

Volunteer roles

What we offer:

· Competitive Salary
· Contributory Pension Scheme
· Life Assurance
· 33 days Annual leave including statutory/bank holiday
· Childcare Vouchers Scheme
· Where appropriate paid eye test plus up to £55 towards the cost of new glasses or lenses
· Excellent Career Development Opportunities

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Kim Bairstow on ************ or email your CV to ************************.

The closing date for this post is Monday 04 September 2017 with interviews w/c 4 September 2017

We are passionate about creating a diverse workforce and positively encourage applications from under-represented communities

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