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Support Worker

  • Location: Stockport
  • Salary: £17,062.50
  • Contract hours: FullTime

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Join Care in Mind – A Unique and Innovative Approach to Supporting Young People in Care.
Stockport
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.
Our aim is to support the young
people using a therapeutic approach to live in a non-secure community setting
and to achieve their individual goals in preparation for transition to adult
life.
As part of our continued growth we
are now looking to recruit within our home in Stockport.
Support Worker – 37.5 hours per week -Starting salary £17,062.50 per annum (£8.75 per hour))
Benefits of a Support Worker:
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22-27 holidays per year (plus bank
holidays)
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Free training and professional
development programme
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Paid induction, training and enhanced
DBS check
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Company Pension Scheme
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Employee Assistance Programme
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Childcare Vouchers
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Free onsite parking
Responsibilities of a Support Worker:
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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.
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To take individual/group responsibility
in ensuring the running of the home to its highest possible standard.
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To develop skills in order that the young people’s individual health/social development needs are met.
Requirements of a Support Worker:
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To be able to work as part of a team.
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Good verbal and written communication
skills
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An understanding of the issues young
people face
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Able to work shifts within a 24/7 day
per week rota
If you have a passion and commitment
to work with young people and make a difference to their lives please apply now
for a link to our online application pack.

Closing Date: 13th November 2018Click here for the full job description
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 are an equal opportunities
employer who values diversity and positively encourages applications of all
ages from all sections of the community.
(We reserve the right to bring
forward our closing date, without notice in the event of high volumes of
interest).

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