Bank Support Worker
Bank Support Worker
Join Care in Mind - A Unique and Innovative Approach to Supporting Young People in Care.
Care in Mind provide residential services for young people aged 16-25 years old who have been discharged from psychiatric inpatient stays or secure children’s homes. The young people we care for often require a high level of support and dynamic approach to risk management in order to support problems they may have with self-harming, behaviour and emotional regulation.
Position: Bank Support Worker
Location: Chorley, Lancashire (commutable from Blackburn, Preston, Wigan and surrounding area)
Job type: Bank, Part Time, Permanent
Hours: Zero Hours Contract
Salary: £8.75 per hour
Benefits: Competitive salary and business mileage when travelling outside of your hub area, A full induction programme and training and development opportunities, Opportunity to develop your career and obtain a permanent position if desired , Free DBS Enhanced Disclosure, A friendly, supporting, working environment.
Closing date for applications: 8th April, 2019
About the role:
Our aim is to support the young people using a therapeutic approach to live in a non-secure community setting and to achieve their individual goals in preparation for transition to adult life. As part of our continued growth we are now looking to recruit Bank Support Workers to support our Lancashire teams.
As part of our bank team you will work on a zero hours contract supporting our residential houses across numerous locations in the Lancashire area. Your role will be to provide the highest standard of care to our young people following individual care plans and programmes. This is an excellent opportunity to develop your skills and as a bank worker you will have the opportunity to apply for permanent internal roles as they arise.
Experience is not essential as full training will be provided however you will need to have a good understanding of the issues young people face and the desire to make a real difference. You will need to be flexible in your approach and have the ability to work shifts including nights and weekends. Access to a car is desirable.
If you have a passion and commitment to work with young people and make a difference to their lives please apply now for a link to our online application pack.
Care in Mind operates a safer recruitment process and as part of this process the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.
We are an equal opportunities employer who values diversity and positively encourages applications of all ages from all sections of the community.
We reserve the right to bring forward our closing date, without notice in the event of high volumes of interest.
You may have experience of the following: Bank Support Worker, Support Worker, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, Social Care, Voluntary Sector, Healthcare Assistant, Care Staff, Care Assistant, Community Development, Care Worker, Vulnerable People, Social Worker, Not for Profit, NFP etc.