Care & Support Worker

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Colchester
Salary
Up to 10000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
10 Jun 2021
Closes
08 Jul 2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This role

Within this role you support residents with enduring mental health issues. This can be highly challenging, but rewarding in equal measure.

Working 37.5 hours a week this requires shift work, including weekends and bank holidays. However we can accommodate reduced hours so if you want to discuss this please still apply!

As a key worker you will be fully responsible for your customers? support plans and encouraging their independence. The customers? all have complex enduring mental ill health, regularly the result of drug induced psychosis, with unpredictable behavioural patterns. They require positive support to ensure their independence is maintained and they are encouraged to remain as active in the community as possible. The ultimate objective is for residenct to return to independent living in the community.

What youll need to succeed

As this is a lone working role experience in supporting vulnerable adults is essential. You will be required to make decisions on how to deal with safeguarding and risk issues on a daily basis so you must be confident and decisive in responding to issues. While you have the full support of a dedicated management structure on a daily basis you will be the lead in the service. Including maintain detailed records and dealing with third parties involved with residence support package.

If you are able to demonstrate a passion to deliver excellent service to vulnerable adults in a dignified manner and want to make a real difference to a really vulnerable section of the community this is a role for you. You will be the person that makes a difference to an individual becoming content and managing their own life!

To meet our commitment to providing safe, high quality services to our customers we will complete an enhanced background check with the Disclosure and Barring service, which will include a check of the Adult Barred list, once an offer of employment is made. A new check will be completed every three years.

What you need to do now

If youre interested in this role, take a look at the attached Job Description for more details and if its the ideal job for you, click apply now to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV.

Interview: TBC

About Us

Our organisation was built on a simple mission - to give people a safe, secure, and affordable home. That is as true today as it was in the 1950's, when our founder Molly Huggins established on organisation to provide homes for Windrush migrants in London. Our core purpose I that "everyone should have a home and the chance to live well" To fulfil this vision, we work with partners to make our neighbourhoods - new and old - sustainable and vibrant places, where our customers want to live. We put people at the heart of everything we do and to guide is in every decision we make. Through managing more than 57,000 households we work at a scale that means our actions to achieve this have real impact.

We firmly believe that by serving people better every day, we will support a healthier, better cared for, and more prosperous society in the future. Like our founders before us, we will leave a lasting legacy for future generations. Our colleagues are crucial to our success in achieving this. Therefore, we are committed to investing in colleagues and creating the opportunity for them to develop. Our working environment has been designed to be one that brings out the very best in people.

What you'll get in return

We also offer a wide range of benefits. Please take a look at our benefits document attached.

Our promise

All employment decisions at MTVH are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to age, disability, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy or maternity, race or religion, sex or sexual orientation.

We are proud to have been recognised by Disability Confident for our commitment to disabled people and those with long term health conditions by providing fair and equal opportunities for all applicants enabling them to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations