Partnerships in Care 1 Ltd is one of the UK’s leading providers of independent specialist secure and step-down services for people with mental illness, personality disorders, learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorders and brain injuries.
This role includes undertaking support duties to Service Users with varying degrees of mental health illness, in line with agreed plans and direction by the clinical team. You will work in a recovery focused way collaboratively with the team and Service Users.
Our Bank Recovery Support Worker role involves:
Supporting service users to attend and gain new experiences within their local community
Supporting and assisting service users with personal care as identified in agreed plans of care
Acting as a key-worker for a service user, with support from the RMN
Establishing and maintaining relationships with service users which will complement and contribute to the care programme and create a pleasant environment in which to live
Contributing to the daily running of the home, e.g. shopping, cleaning and involving residents to the limits of their ability in all aspects of normal daily living
Accompanying residents on shopping trips and outings and occasional holidays
Possessing the ability to diffuse/resolve stressful situations
To be successful as Bank Recovery Support Worker, you’ll need:
Skills and Knowledge
Experience of working with people
Customer service experience
Experience of working in a care environment, especially mental health
Ability to communicate on the telephone
Ability to accurately record basic physical observations
Excellent verbal and written skills
NVQ/QCF Level 2 or equivalent in Health & Social Care an advantage
Willing to work towards NVQ Level 3 desirable
All positions within Partnerships in Care (PiC) are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. Unless specifically commissioned in advance PiC will not consider Applications submitted by or through agencies.
PiC is an equal opportunities employer.
Please read the job description and person specification carefully and ensure that you demonstrate the knowledge, skills and experience required to carry out the role.
Any personal information you provide will be treated in the strictest confidence and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
We aim to write to all applicants informing them of the outcome of their application, but if we have not contacted you after four weeks from the closing date please assume your application was unsuccessful.
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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