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Support Workers

Job Title: Support Workers x10
Location: Watford
Salary: £9.09 per hour
Duration: Permanent
Working Hours: 40 hours pw - 24/7 rota working from 8am - 3pm/2.30pm - 10pm + weekends and waking nights
Benefits: 28 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays.+ 1 additional weeks annual leave can be purchased, pension scheme, free employee benefits package.

Free training and ongoing career development.

The Organisation is a national provider of support for people with complex and challenging behaviours associated with Autism, Learning Disabilities, Mental Health illness and neurological conditions, we support people to live as independently as possible within their own homes and also in residential care.

With over 250 services across the UK and further growth plans to increase the number of Supported Living services across the group.
Would you love the opportunity to make a real difference to our Service Users lives? Would you say your best traits were your positivity, friendliness and innovativeness? How would you like to work in a person-centred environment where you can utilise these attributes within a company offering career progression, competitive earnings and excellent training?

The Role: Mental Health Support Worker
Due to continued expansion within the organisation, a brand new Supported Living service consisting of 13 self-contained flats has been built in Watford to accommodate people who may need support with the best possible recovery outcomes with long term and complex, needs in areas such as; drug, alcohol, stress, physical or mental illness either from past experiences or difficult relationships.

The service is due to open in October 2016 and we are looking to recruit and train a new team who will work closely with our partners and stakeholders to provide a comprehensive, high quality service.

This will involve assessing and supporting clients on a daily basis in all aspects of their person centred recovery plans, monitoring and reporting on progress through regular multi-agency reviews and contributing to the development and continual improvement of the service.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience as a Mental Health Support Worker, Healthcare Assistant or Care Worker preferably in a mental health setting, however we are prepared to accept applications from candidates who can demonstrate they are competent from other care settings, providing you demonstrate the right values and are prepared to working in this challenging but rewarding service.

Why should I apply for this role?
, A well-established National Care provider
, Centrally located in Watford with excellent rail and bus links and close to shopping amenities
, The opportunity to participate and be nominated for the company's annual care awards
, Great prospects for career advancement for the right candidate
, Be able to make a difference

What we offer:
, We provide a full induction programme to Care Certificate Standards
, We provide superb FREE training to achieve qualifications in Social Care
, We have a proven career path - many of our employees who started as Support Workers are now Residential Managers and Senior Managers
, We offer competitive rates of pay, along with an impressive benefits package including an employee assistance helpline, flexible additional holiday purchase scheme, childcare vouchers, special retail discount vouchers, stakeholder pension scheme
, We offer apprenticeships to those with less experience looking to get into the sector

Due to the nature of the position, successful candidates will be required to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure prior to commencement of employment, the disclosure expense will be met by the employer.

Due to the volume of applications, if you do not receive an invitation to interview within 14 working days, then consider your application unsuccessful on this occasion, however we have other services you may be suitable for in surrounding areas for the roles below: Support Workers, Senior Support Workers, Deputy Managers, Healthcare Assistants, Service Managers.

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