Support Worker – Stockton

Vacancy Reference Number: SW0078

Vacancy: Support Worker

Location: Stockton-on-Tees

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (Part time hours over 24 also considered)

Salary: £9.00

Closing Date: 28th February 2020

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?

We are looking to employ Support Workers to support a female with a diagnosis of Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder and Bipolar Affective Disorder. She is currently being supported on a 4:1 basis. Due to the needs of the individual we are ideally looking to recruit someone with work experience within mental health, but this is not essential.

The role involves supporting a young person to live in her own home, this includes supporting the individual to attend education, shopping and participate in activities such as bowling, meals out. The role can be challenging at times, staff will receive extensive training around borderline personality disorder training, positive behavioural support and Positive Approaches to Conflict Resolutions.

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 Patricia Barry on 0330 355 7477 .

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)