Imagine Independence Vacancy – Support Worker for Learning Disabilities/Mental Health

Imagine Independence is a charity that promotes recovery and inclusion, enabling and supporting people to live full and independent lives. We are proud to have the support of up to 150 volunteers and over 200 staff members to help those who need us.

Position: Support Worker for Learning Disabilities/Mental Health
x3 full-time posts at 37.5 hours per week working a rolling rota that includes waking nights
x1 part-time post at 15 hours
Job Reference: 18/42
Accommodation Site Tuebrook area and Anfield area, Liverpool
Salary: £15,596.75 p.a. pro rata for part time
All posts are temporary 6 month contracts with a view to extending

We are looking for a professional, dedicated and experienced Support Worker who can offer commitment to delivering high quality community-based care to service users living in the Liverpool area. You will have experience of working with people with mental health and/or learning disability needs. You will need excellent communication skills and be flexible in approach. You will have a positive attitude and be non-judgmental.

It is essential to the role that you have a committed approach towards maintaining confidentiality protecting the dignity of the individual and promoting their independence.

It’s desirable that you have at least an NVQ2 qualification in Health and Social Care. For further details and to download an application form and job description, please visit our website: www.imagineindependence.org.uk.

Completed application forms are to be returned by no later than the closing date/time either by e-mail to jalcock@imagineindependence.org.uk or post to the Hope Street address below. Please note that we shortlist from received application forms only, we do not accept CVs.

Our benefits include contributory company pension scheme, generous holiday allowance and career development opportunities.

These posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Offers of employment are subject to satisfactory DBS check

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 31 October at 12 noon.

Interviews are currently scheduled to take place on Tuesday 6 November 2018, however this date is subject to potential change.

Imagine Independence aims to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community.

Mental Health Support Worker Job Description

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