Senior Support Worker
An independent registered charity, IMAGINE provides community based mental health services to people who need support with life skills, housing, empowerment and community participation. Through our innovative person centred solutions, we aim to help each individual make the right lifestyle choices for their particular needs.
Taking women’s mental health in a whole new direction
We are looking for a staff member who is understanding, approachable, empathetic, fun and open minded who is consistent in approach, and dedicated to working in a person centred way. You will be required to provide a range of support services to women with multiple needs based on a model of Hope and Recovery. You must be able to recognise and adhere to the importance of personal boundaries.
We have a position available based in Salford, Manchester M30.
Posts are open to female applicants only as being female is deemed to be a genuine
occupational qualification under the Equality Act 2010.
- Senior Support Worker Ref 16/32
- £20,356.17 pa • 37.5 hrs pw as part of rota including days, waking nights & weekends
Working as part of a team, you’ll help to provide a range of support services to women with multiple needs fostering a ‘hope and recovery’ model, In partnership with the Manager and Team Leaders, the Senior Support Worker will provide informal leadership, coaching and support to less experienced team members.
A commitment towards promoting independence and social inclusion is essential. Experience of working with women in a supported housing or community mental health setting is desirable. NVQ 3 in Health & Social Care or the commitment to work towards it would be an advantage.
Our benefits for the post includes attractive holiday entitlement, pension scheme, supervision, personal development and training opportunities.
An Enhanced disclosure is required for this post.
- Closing date: Friday 2nd December 2016
- Interviews: Thursday 8th 2016
View Job details and application form online via the APPLY BUTTON.
Return applications to: L.Lewis@imaginementalhealth.org.uk