You will provide, a comprehensive support service including advice and information independent living, preventing relapse in the mental health of service users. The delivery of brief interventions and support in the service user’s home and the community.
- Become a member of the Next Stage Team and work in partnership with the multi-disciplinary professionals all working for the benefit of our service users.
- Ensure that daily support is SAFE, CONSISTENT, PART OF A PLAN, RELIABLE and ON-TIME.
- ALWAYS uphold high quality standards of Care and Support, this includes Safe Guarding and Protection, Confidentiality of Service User information, Personal Information and that of your colleagues.
- To ensure the service provided is culturally sensitive to the needs of individuals, the particular communities being served and to promote access to the service among those groups and individuals that are currently under represented.
Community Support Workers typically support between 3 and 5 service users
This role involves working shifts which are flexible between the hours of 08:00-20:00 and you may be required to work alternative weekends depending on the service users needs.
I enjoy the rewarding aspect of helping vulnerable people. The variety my role which allows me to care for 5 service users who all have a variety of needs and interests.
“My role is flexible and a typical week sees me attend various clubs such as breakfast, lunch & bowling clubs plus individual activities and support living duties” Harry
Residential Support Workers typically assist on a 1 to 1 basis an individual with daily tasks whilst promoting independence and choice.
Residential involves working shifts which typically start at 08:00-22:00 plus a sleep in and 08:00-10:00 the following morning. Shifts work on a rolling rota which includes days, weekends, evenings and sleeps.
“I love my job because I work with a diverse mix of people and helping people achieve their goals” Jessica
You work in a house environment supporting 4-6 young people working shifts which are 08:00-22:00 plus sleep and 08:00-23:00 the following day then 4 days off on a rolling rota which includes days, weekends, evenings and sleeps.
A typical day will see you assist with a morning routine, transport our young people to/from a place of education followed by further 121 support in the evenings.
For any of our Children Homes it is essential that you hold NVQ3 in Children & Young People or higher.