Support Worker

Vacancy Reference Number: SW0051

Vacancy: Support Worker (Younger Persons Service)

Location: Stockton-on-Tees

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (Part time hours over 22.5 also considered)

Salary: £8.45 per hour (rising to £8.75 in November 2018)

Closing Date: 6th July2018

PIPS is a new company created by Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust. We…

  • provide quality person centred support that enables people with learning disabilities / behaviour of concern / mental health / autism to live in the community
  • have a commitment to supporting people in bespoke environments
  • know how to support staff to really make a difference in people’s lives, providing support and extensive training.

Do you have what it takes to support a young person to grow, develop and get the most out of life?  Are you able to support someone during times of significant mental health distress?

The role involves supporting a young person to live in her own home, this includes enabling the young person to plan her day, attend college, spend time with family and maintain her home.  The young person also requires the staff team to provide emotional support and to maintain safety during times of distress.

This role is a highly  rewarding role, you will be part of a 4:1 staff team, during times of mental health crisis this job role can be demanding at times.  Staff will receive extensive training around borderline personality disorder training, positive behavioural support and management of violence and aggression.

You will be part of this new service and part of a team of staff providing 24-hour support to a young person who enjoys education, helping others and socialising.  This is a great opportunity to be part of this new team developing this package of support.

We are looking for people with the right values and attitude, experience support people is not essential as we provide extensive training and supervision.  We would welcome informal enquiries, please do not hesitate to contact Patty Barry on 0330 355 7477 (Monday – Friday 9 -5).

Advert Closes: 6th July 2018

Shortlisting: 11th July 2018

Interviews: TBC

Please return the Monitoring Information Sheet with your completed Application Form to admin@pips.support
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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)