Support Worker

20 Sep 2019
17 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Support Worker

As part of our continued growth we are now looking to recruit within our home in Fulwood, Preston.

Support Worker Responsibilities:

- To act as a member of the team and assist the management staff in giving the highest standard of care possible to all the young people, closely following individual care plans and programmes.
- To take individual / group responsibility in ensuring the running of the home to its highest possible standard.
- To develop skills in order that the young people's individual health / social development needs are met.

Support Worker Requirements:

- To be able to work as part of a team.
- Good verbal and written communication skills.
- An understanding of the issues young people face.
- Able to work shifts within a 24/7 day per week rota.

About Care in Mind:

Care in Mind provide residential services for young people aged 16-25 years old who have been discharged from psychiatric inpatient stays or secure children's homes. The young people we care for often require a high level of support and dynamic approach to risk management in order to support problems they may have with self-harming, behaviour and emotional regulation.

Care in Mind operates a safer recruitment process and as part of this process the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

We reserve the right to bring forward our closing date, without notice in the event of high volumes of interest.

Location: Preston

Job type: Part Time, Permanent, 25 hours per week; Early Shift- 7.00am- 3.30pm, Late Shift - 2.00pm-10.30pm, Sleep ins - 11.00pm-7am

Salary: GBP17,550 per annum / GBP9 per hour

Benefits: 22-27 holidays per year (plus bank holidays), Free training and professional development programme, Paid induction, training and enhanced DBS check, Company Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Free onsite parking, Life Assurance.

Closing Date: Thursday 17th October 2019

You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Care Worker, Care Assistant, Healthcare Worker, Healthcare Assistant, Community Support Worker, Disability, Disabilities, Care Staff, Charity, Charities, Not for Profit, NFP, Third Sector, etc.

Ref: 89222