Suffolk Mind is a registered charity promoting mental health and well-being services throughout Suffolk and we are looking for passionate and dedicated Support Workers to work full time at our housing service in Woodbridge.
We provide housing and recovery support to individuals who have experienced mental health issues and may have spent time in hospital.
We are looking for exceptional individuals who can support tenants emotionally and in various social activities which include communal meals, gardening, walks and games.
Full time - 37 hours per week Woodbridge, Suffolk £18,500 - £20,600 per annum (£9.61 - £10.70 per hour)* Plus earn up to £2,000 per year for sleep-ins
We will also consider a trainee Support Worker for those who are looking to get into the role but do not have the full list of skills or experience. *A trainee will expect to earn £17,143 per annum (£8. 91 per hour) and once fully qualified as a support worker this will increase to £18,500 per annum (£9.61 per hour)
Key requirements for this role:
- You will be required to work sleep-ins on a 6week rota system
- Relevant practical skills and willingness to support individuals in practical everyday tasks
- Certificate in Community Mental Health
- NVQ Level 3 in relevant area, or willing to work towards as a trainee
- Relevant experience of working with people who have long term mental health needs or associated field
- Ability to work shifts and flexible hours if applicable to service demands
We also have a part time role as a Support Worker in the Community
Please visit our website for details on all our vacancies. https://www.suffolkmind.org.uk/get-involved/job-vacancies/
How to apply
Please complete an application form on our website.
We may contact you prior to closing date if you are shortlisted for interview.
The closing date for this job offer is on 31/01/2022
£18,500 per year
This job is located in Woodbridge, Suffolk
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