Senior Support Worker - Mental Health - Waking Nights

Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
£17600 - £19100 per annum + Salary increase up to £23,500
06 Aug 2018
03 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you a qualified and experienced Mental Health Support worker who would like to be a part of a ground-breaking new project in Manchester?

We are looking for a talented, dedicated and creative individual to lead the waking nights shifts in a brand new Step-Down Recovery service for adults leaving hospital after an acute mental health diagnosis.

This is a senior role and as such you will need to have had previous supervisory or team leader experience within a care setting.

The waking nights element of this role is varied but with a focus on monitoring service users and collating staff workbook data.

As there will be occasions where you will be lone working, this is a role that demands a candidate who is proactive, self directed and able to think on their feet.

You will be supported with on-call staff and management should you require them but for the most part you will be leading the shift and responsible for your own work load.

You will be working for a highly reputable employer who have been voted in the top 30 companies to work for in the UK.

As a social enterprise, your employer are very employee focused and as such you will be offered numerous benefits and incentives including a regular pay review every 6 months, based on performance outcomes. You will have to potential to continuously increase your salary up to £23,500 per year.

As you will be joining a successful and large organisation you will have ongoing opportunity for professional development and career progression and you will working for a company that really values and rewards the hard work and potential of its staff.

To be put forward for this amazing opportunity it is ESSENTIAL that you have:

Experience of working within the mental health sector
Experience of supervising or leading a team
Flexibility to work strictly waking night shifts

(An NVQ Level 3 alongside a full drivers licence are desirable but not essential)

If you or anyone you know would be perfect for this role then please do not delay in applying now as interviews will be taking place on Wednesday the 15th August.

Please call Willz at BS Social Care on 0161 228 6168 or send your CV