Support Worker

Vacancy Reference Number: SW0054
Post:  Male Support Worker (This is an occupational requirement) Location: Horden  Hours:  Full Time (37.5 hours) or Part Time (24 hours)
Salary: £9.30 per hour             Closing Date: 5th June 2020

The Role is:
To provide support to a gentleman moving from long stag hospital to live in his own tenancy, within a fully self-contained flat. The role will entail supporting the individual to manage his own tenancy and provide person centred active support over a 24 hour period with the aim of enabling the individual to develop independent living skills.

You will need to be:
You will need to work effectively as part if a core team of staff. Have experience in supporting individuals with a learning disability, autism, behaviour that challenges and demonstrate a degree of resilience. Shift pattern will cover a 24 hour period and will include early and late shifts, long days, waking nights and sleep overs.

Why PIPS?
PIPS are a  company created by Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust. The aim being to bring the best of health and social care together. We provide quality person centred support that enables people with complex needs / behaviour that challenges / mental health / autism to live in the community.  We have a commitment to supporting people in tenancies and bespoke environments and to remain in their own homes.  We know how to support staff to really make a difference in people’s lives and we have a focus on developing leadership and a commitment to providing extensive training.  You can be part of this new company and this great new opportunity from the start.
This is a great opportunity to provide truly person centred support to this service user group.

We are looking for someone who-
– Enjoys communicating with others.
– Has a positive ‘ can do appproach’.
– Is person centred and creative.
– Can provide 24 hour support across the year.
Ideally you will have experience supporting people with learning disabilities who have complete needs and a diploma in health and social care level 3 or willingness to work towards.

Advert Closes: 5th June 2020      Shortlisting: TBC
Interviews: TBC
We welcome informal enquiries, please contact Angela Tubdall (Team Manager)  on angela.tudball@pips.support or 0191 4477471 for an informal chat.

Please return the Monitoring Information Sheet with your completed Application Form to admin@pips.support
Application Form (MS Word 253KB)
Support Worker Job Description and Person Specification (PDF – 332 KB)
Application Process Supporting Information (PDF- 307KB)
Monitoring Information Sheet (MS Word – 132KB)