Support Worker


2018-11-21 17:56:17

Job location Salisbury, Wiltshire, United Kingdom

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: Real Estate & Property

Job description

Job Title: Support Worker

Location: Salisbury

Salary (pro rata): £16,701 to £18,747

Total hours per week: 37.5 or 30 hours

Rethink Mental Illness support almost 60,000 people every year across England to get through crises, to live independently and to realise they are not alone changing attitudes and policy for millions. Rethink mental Illness are recruiting for 1 full time and 1 Part time (30hour) Support Worker to join our team at Wilton Road (Salisbury).

Our residential care homes aim to provide flexible, responsive and needs-led care to people affected by severe and long-term mental illness. We are working to support peoples recovery and we are committed to developing peoples skills in order for them to move on in their lives.

The Role Involves:

  • 1 to 1 and group care support and participating in support plan reviews and liaising with senior staff on the effectiveness of support
  • Enabling and encouraging service users to find out about local services and promote personal responsibilities and self-confidence and to have the individual service user's needs at the fore at all times
  • Contributing to the protection of individuals from the risk of abuse and harm to self and others who use our services
  • Maintaining accurate records as required by policies and procedures, using appropriate paper and electronic systems
  • Supporting individuals to express their satisfaction with the opportunities they have accessed by submitting comments, compliments or complaints
  • Working as a team member, sharing information and supporting colleagues

The Post Holder will Possess:

  • Ideally some experience of the mental health sector or experience in another social care setting
  • A wide range of life experiences to bring an enabling and positive view of opportunities for others
  • A positive image of self and the service when communicating with a clearly defined range of people on day-to-day basis
  • A passion for care
  • The ability to work individually and also part of a team

In Return We Offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • 33 days annual leave including statutory/bank holiday
  • "Your Rethink Day" - Have your birthday off
  • Where appropriate paid eye test plus up to £55 towards the cost of new glasses or lenses
  • Excellent career development opportunities
  • The opportunity to make a real difference
  • Opportunities to gain further qualifications

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