Plasden Court, Manchester | Support Worker
We have a long standing reputation for excellence with a high demand for services and as part of this the organisation is currently going through an exciting time of change and growth. We have plans to double our size within the next 3 years and expand our geographical locations and service provision. We have opportunities available for enthusiastic people with a passion for caring who want to continue to make a difference to the lives of those living with learning disabilities, mental ill health, acquired brain injury, or dementia across Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, England, and Isle of Man.
Do you want to work in a creative, supportive environment? Do you have the passion to support people to make positive change in their lives? Do you have an interest in supporting people with mental health needs?
Our Housing related support service provides a caring, empowering, supportive environment which aims to enable individuals to take control of their lives & develop greater independence on their journey. We support people with their day to day lives, accessing education, voluntary work and to develop skills around independence.
Plasden Court is a 24 hour temporary supported accommodation situated in Newall Green, Wythenshawe, providing housing related support to individuals who are experiencing mental illness. The scheme is comprised of 15 self-contained flats, a communal area and garden to encourage interaction and reduce social isolation. We aim to promote recovery by providing a person centred approach whilst supporting individuals to achieve and maintain independence in their own tenancies. We promote the principles of choice, respect, citizenship and confidentiality.
We have various roles available, all of which come with regular supervision, a supportive friendly staff team and great learning opportunities. If you would like an informal discussion about any of the posts below, please contact the scheme manager on 0161 945 0817.
Are you passionate about supporting those most vulnerable in our society? We currently have the following vacancies within our Plasden Court service:
Job Title: Support Worker – Part Time – 21 hours per week & Relief
Scheme: Plasden Court, Manchester
Salary: £16,630 per annum pro rata (Unqualified Rate) and £17,238 per annum pro rata (Qualified Rate)*
*Salaries are based on working 39 hours per week over 1 year (52 weeks)
Where the role requires sleep-ins, a minimum additional payment of £45.00 per night applies.
Working with Praxis Care can be deeply rewarding, satisfying and challenging. If you are enthusiastic, motivated, resilient, flexible, and compassionate, with a passion for supporting people and ensuring that our service users enjoy the highest quality of life then we want to hear from you.
In return, we offer;
- Comprehensive Company Induction;
- Competitive rates of Pay;
- Group Personal Pension Scheme;
- Occupational Sick Pay;
- Opportunity for additional hours;
- Excellent Training Programmes;
- Career development opportunities.
CV’S WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED
Closing Date: Thursday 9th May 2019 at 12pm
Application packs, including a full job description detailing essential and desirable criteria, are available via;
Telephone: 028 9081 8412
A waiting list may be created to fill similar vacancies in this jurisdiction which may arise within 9 months of the interview date.
This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable individuals and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks including, but not limited to, a satisfactory reference from your current employer and enhanced Police Check will be required for all successful candidates within direct care positions before a start date can be confirmed.
Praxis Care is an Equal Opportunities Employer