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Mental health and Young peoples Support Worker West Sussex

Job Summary

  • Location West Sussex
  • Salary £9.00 - £10.50 per hour + Holiday Pay
  • Contract Type Permanent
  • Sector Health & Social Care
  • Date Posted 15 October 2020
  • Ref C037_1602764080
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Job Description

Due to extremely high demand, we are looking for experienced Support Workers with ongoing experience of supporting children and young adults, including but not limited to Childrens residential, young peoples supported living, homelessness, alcohol/substance misuse and mental health settings. We can offer you a choice of work settings throughout WEST SUSSEX ranging from Homeless centres, Rehab Centres, Foyers, Family Centres, Supported living, Mental Health Settings and many others. Shifts can range from daytime hours including early, late and long days, to sleep ins and waking nights both weekdays and weekends to fit your availibility.

You will ideally possess the skills and mindset capable of working with vulnerable people who have had to face a number of traumatic issues which has led them to where they are. You will be emotionally resilient, patient and empathetic and understand the need for consistency in your approach. The ability to create and maintain safe working boundaries between you and the people you will be supporting is of paramount importance. who can at times, display behaviours that are challenging.

You will need to be emotionally resilient, patient, empathetic and understand the need for consistency in your approach. The understanding and ability to create and maintain safe working boundaries between yourself and the people you will be supporting, is also of paramount importance.

Are you someone who enjoys interacting with people and thrives on making a positive difference to people's lives? If you possess the above experience, relevant skill-set and you are an enthusiastic, reliable and creative individual, who loves working with vulnerable young adults, we would love to hear from you.

*please note that because of the Covid crisis we are unable to start any applicants with no experience at this time. This is due to social distancing and the restrictions that prevent you from being able to train in our projects. However, you may consider yourself to have transferrable skills such as security experience, in which case, please call us to discuss.

About FPR Group Chichester Care Division

We are a small team of 3 and between us, we have decades of hands on Health and Social Care experience as both support workers and management ourselves, so we understand both our employees' and Clients' needs. Being a person-minded team, we genuinely care about the well-being of our workers, clients and the service users you will be caring for. Our inside knowledge of health and social care working means we understand your day to day working environment and this enables us to provide support, compassion and a dedicated and personal experience to all who work with us.

BENEFITS you will receive whilst working with us are: -

  • Excellent hourly rates of pay
  • WEEKLY pay via BACS
  • Accruable Holiday Pay in addition to your hourly rate
  • Mandatory Training with certificates given *
  • Friendly and experienced Health & Social Care Consultants to support you
  • Flexible shift patterns to fit around your lifestyle; other commitments or to work as your main income
  • FREE DBS *
  • Refer a Friend Reward Scheme *

All you have to do is click on the 'APPLY NOW' tab to process your application further.

*Terms apply.

FPR Group is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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Cheska Kitching Cert RP

Cheska Kitching Cert RP

I am a senior consultant in our Heath & Social Care division and I specialise in placing temporary Nurses, Care Assistants, Support Workers and other healthcare professionals into temporary and co

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