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Support Worker - Northampton

  • Location:

    Northampton, Northamptonshire

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £17000 per annum + Bonus, Training, Appraisals

  • Contact:

    Carla Gunn

  • Contact email:

    carla.gunn@bssocialcare.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    NTC/4021_1565969815

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    15/09/2019

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Job Description

** Support Worker **
** Northampton, Northamptonshire **
** £17,000 **
** 40hrs per week including weekends; 7am-3pm/ 11am-7pm/ 2pm-10pm Sleep in shifts available **
** Benefits include; regular supervision and daily managerial support, have access to training and yearly appraisals, company bonus scheme, employee health benefit scheme and company pension **

BS Social Care are looking for an experienced Support Worker to work within a Supported Living setting with adults with mental health issues to work across two sites. This role is within the Northampton, Northamptonshire area.

About the employer; this organisation supports individuals with complex mental health needs, in their own flats in the community. Have long terms mental health issues, often alongside associated problems with drugs and / or alcohol and possible connection with the criminal justice system.

About the job; In this role, you will be the facilitator, the supporter and the companion for people as they develop confidence in managing the tasks, events and activities that describe independence for them. This means that you will come to know the people we support well, and as such, you will play an important part in bringing their support plan to life and offering vital contribution to its ongoing development. You will provide practical support and guidance and have an understanding of a person's physical needs. You will manage their medical requirements and ensure the delivery of individualised support plans, notifying any changes required to risk assessments and support plans. You will need to maintain accurate records of your activities and manage your own calendar and schedule.

The ideal candidate; to be considered for the role, you will ideally hold a Health and Social Care NVQ or equivalent and have experience within a Support Worker role. You will hold experience working with mental health needs and have a high knowledge of the sector. Ideally you will be a driver and have a DBS on the update service. We are looking for candidates with enthusiasm, who are hard working and who can help with rehabilitation.

In return, this organisation will offer you a full time and permanent role paying £17,000. You will work 40hrs per week including weekends; 7am-3pm/ 11am-7pm/ 2pm-10pm with sleep in shifts available. The benefits they offer are; regular supervision and daily managerial support, have access to training and yearly appraisals, company bonus scheme, employee health benefit scheme and company pension.

To apply for the role, please call/email Carla Gunn on 01604 448408 or email

We are also recruiting for a Senior position.

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