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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/11/2020.

Support Workers (Shipley)

Job Reference: J380-A-20-0208

Northern Healthcare
Current £8.50 - £9.00/HR

Northern Health Care provides mental health recovery services across the North of England. Our services include both residential units and community outreach including 24 hr support and access to experienced qualified staff.


Due to continued expansion, we are looking to recruit Support Workers for our service in Shipley

You will be working in a 24-hour supported living, mental health rehabilitation unit on a rational shift pattern 8am-8pm days and 8pm-8am waking nights.

We are seeking caring, compassionate and committed Support Workers to provide the support that allows our clients to lead ordinary lives. We can offer variety, progression, training and job satisfaction.

A positive attitude, friendly, caring & understanding nature are an absolute must. Our client’s sometimes need support and they have varied lives and interests, this could be trains, cooking, art or going to social groups. We are seeking caring, compassionate and committed individuals with the right values to be support workers, supporting our clients to lead fulfilling and independent lives. That’s where you come in.

Support client’s day to day to be able to live a full and independent life.
Act as an advocate and key worker as and when required
Dispense medication / support clients with taking of medication
Support the service user in line with the care plans
Working positively with other staff within the team
Support the clients to keep a tidy flat and encourage hygiene and cleanliness
Encourage clients to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle
Where appropriate support the involvement of families, friends, social workers etc
Complete all administration work as required using a computer
Work within and implement our policy and procedure, including confidentiality and safeguarding

Ideally, you will have some experience or have gained your level 2 or 3 in Health and Social Care,however we will also recruit staff with no experience as long as you show passion and the values a support worker requires to work in care.

Due to the nature of the role, we will pay for you to complete an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check, prior to starting with us.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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