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Recovery Support Worker

Job details
Posting date: 19 April 2021
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: Up to £9.30 per hour
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 07 May 2021
Location: Newcastle, Tyne & Wear
Company: Creative Support
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 42038

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Summary

How would you like to make a positive difference to someone’s life? We are keen to develop and support people to achieve their outcomes, dreams and aspirations.

Creative Support are looking to recruit a Recovery Support Worker who is experienced in working in with people who have mental health issues.

We are looking for a calm, resourceful and energetic individual who is well motivated, hardworking and keen to join our team. The scheme consists of 7 self contained flats within Newcastle. The service will be part of Newcastle strategy to provide a wider range of living options for vulnerable people. The service will support people to increase their independence and connect with their communities/ develop social networks thus preventing admission into long term residential care or hospital and eventually moving back to their own homes or in a less supported environment.

• You will provide person-centred support to tenants to take part in all aspects of everyday life and achieve their outcomes and goals.
• You will have skills in positive communication and engagement and will be able to demonstrate unconditional positive regard for the people we support.
• You will have the maturity to be able to work within a positive behaviour support framework to accept responsibility and to grow in confidence as a skilled practitioner supporting people who are vulnerable and may engage in risky behaviours for example, (drug/alcohol/ legal highs). As well as mental health needs/ Learning Disability/and or Autism.
• You must be able to follow agreed guidelines and to work positively within a consistent, mutually supportive team ethos.

This role offers unique and challenging opportunities bringing great job satisfaction to those who are looking to make a positive difference to the lives of others. We provide relevant training including accredited health and social care diplomas through our own training academy.

You will be required to work in a flexible manner on a rota which may include evenings, weekends and nights. In addition to opportunities for personal and career development we offer good conditions of service and a supportive, hands-on management culture.

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