Community Support Worker

Location
Chichester, West Sussex
Salary
£8.80 per hour
Posted
21 Jul 2017
Closes
21 Aug 2017
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Join our team! Be a Full Time Community Support Worker (37.5 hours per week) with United Response as part of our Community Mental Health Team working out of the Chapel Street Clinic based in Chichester, West Sussex.

Who we are

United Response is a leading national charity providing support to young people and adults with learning disabilities and mental health needs.  We believe in championing the right of disabled people to live, work, socialise and participate in the community, free of discrimination and unnecessary boundaries.

Making it happen- Your Role

We are looking for an experienced Community Support Worker (CSW) to join an established United Response Community Support Team. The successful candidate will undergo the Care Certificate training alongside other statutory training.

About you

We welcome people from all walks of life to apply for a job with us. To be a great CSW an NVQ Level 3 in Social Care would be desirable but not essential. A good understanding of mental health and prior experience of community mental health work would be an advantage. You must be able to lone work, be able to manage your own case load and hold a full clean driving license with use of a vehicle for work. You should have good communication skills and be able to treat people with dignity and respect.

Rewards and benefits

In return for your passion and commitment, we offer a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • 20 days paid annual leave (plus 8 bank holidays , pro rata for part time) , which increases after 3 and 5 years’ service
  • pension contribution
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Access to free occupational health, physiotherapy, counselling and advice services
  • Fully paid training and access to nationally recognised qualifications
  • Travel to work scheme (season ticket loan)
  • Access to an online shopping platform with discounts from over 3,500 retailers

Closing date: 31st July 2017

For an informal discussion  regarding this role please contact Vicky Arnell-Smith, Service Manager on 01243 868647.

If you are having difficulty applying online please call Denise Kitchen on 01903 732736

This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check which will be paid for by United Response.

Further information