Support Worker / Full Training Provided

AWD Recruitment Limited

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Día de actualización: 14-02-2024

Ubicación: London

Categoría: Marketing / PR Educación / Entrenamiento Tiempo parcial


Tipo de empleo: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Salario: £23,079 - £25,507 a year

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Support Worker who is compassionate, supportive with strong communication skills is required for a well-established mental health charity based in Islington, London.


The organisation will provide full training. However, experience supporting people with mental illness or experience providing care and/or support services within another social care setting in either a paid or voluntary capacity would be extremely desirable.

Hope, Openness and Passion are just some of the words that describe the organisation’s values. If you are passionate about improving the lives of individuals severely affected by mental illness and resonate with their values, then this role could be the one for you.

SALARY: £20,079- £22,507 per annum + up to £3,000 per annum with regular sleep ins and unsocial hourly payments + £1,000 Sign On Bonus + Benefits

LOCATION: Islington, London

JOB TYPE: Full-Time, Permanent (Part-Time Positions Considered)

WORKING HOURS: 35 Hours per Week (Part-Time roles less than 35 Hours per Week)

TYPICAL SHIFT PATTERNS INCLUDE: Earlies 8am – 4pm, Lates 2pm – 10pm, Sleep Ins between 10pm and 7am and Evening Shifts 1.30pm – 9.30pm


We have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Support Worker who is compassionate, supportive with strong communication skills to join the organisation’s friendly and welcoming team.

Working as a Support Worker you will work as part of a small team in a home from home environment where no two days will be the same.

As the Support Worker you will join a service based in Islington that has been provided for over 20 years. The organisation is excited to have recently won the contract to provide this service. The service provides specialist support to people aged 50 + with a primary diagnosis of mental ill health.

As a successful candidate you will provide an outcome focused support in a welcoming, safe, non-judgemental environment which is conducive to the personal growth and wellbeing of the residents. The holistic way of working considers all aspects of residents lives, rather than focusing solely on their diagnosis. The organisation work collaboratively with agencies and services in the community and involve the resident in a recovery model approach. This involves the use of regularly reviewed support plans tailored to personal needs and wishes.

How will you make a difference as a Support Worker within the organisation?

Provide key worker support to individuals living with mental illness, including one to one individual or group support, liaising with other mental health agencies on behalf of people who use the services

Support individuals with their personal care and maintaining their living environment

Develop a rapport based on respect and honesty, the post holder will at all times work within clear professional boundaries and the organisation’s Mental Illness Code of Conduct

Enable and encouraging individuals to participate in a range of activities both in the service and in the community


Imagine being part of an organisation whose common purpose is to help those who are severely impacted by mental illness. The company believes that everyone should be treated with respect and dignity – and that’s why equity is one of their core values.

They draw on the expertise, unique perspectives and lived experience of their people – regardless of who they are or their background – to help them become an inclusive and anti-racist employer, campaigning organisation and service provider who reflect the diverse communities they support as a mental health charity.


What are we looking for?

Being a Support Worker isn’t all about qualifications, if you have a passion for making a difference then the organisation can provide you will all the training and support that you need. You can also take us up on the organisation’s offer to support you through your NVQ in Health and Social Care qualification!

This post will be subject to a DBS Enhanced with Adults Barred check


Rewards, wellbeing, and benefits platform: Providing access to thousands of discounts and benefits including cashback; reloadable cards; savings etc

Wellbeing support: A hub that gives physical, and mental health support. The company also have an Employee Assistance Programme with access to appointments

Flexible Working – you get to choose where you work, managing your own diary. Generous annual leave, starting at 25 rising to 30 days, plus bank holidays, as well as your birthday off

Contributory pension scheme

Structured Induction: Onboarding you into the Charity supporting your wellbeing along the way

Receive up to £300 when you introduce a friend or family member


By submitting your job application to us you are hereby giving us your express consent to submit your details to our Client for this purpose.


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Plazo: 30-03-2024

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