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Mental Health Support Worker - Wick

Salary:
15,532 P.A. ?
Location:
Wick
Company:
Birchwood Highland

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An opportunity has arisen for Full Time Support Workers to join Birchwood Highland's expanding Housing Support and Care at Home service in the Caithness area. The Support Worker will be expected to maintain a warm, supportive atmosphere in which service users are encouraged to manage their own lives through the values of inclusion and recovery. This includes providing service users with opportunities for personal growth and development, lifelong learning, and maintaining and/or building active links with the community.

The salary for this post is £17,550 - £18,316 (pay award pending)

Qualifications and Skills

Previous experience in social care preferred
Relevant transferable skills
Previous knowledge of or experience of mental health issues desirable
HNC in social care or SVQ Level 3 an advantage. The successful candidate will be expected as part of the terms and conditions of the post to undertake SVQ 3 in Social Care if they do not already hold this qualification, and to register as required with the SSSC

Benefits of working with Birchwood Highland

Contributory pension scheme
Up to 32 days annual leave per year
Enhanced rates for night shift work
Flexible working policy
Company sick pay scheme
Healthy Working Lives Employer
Investors in People and Investors in Young People award holder

Unfortunately, we do not accept CV's or covering letters and applications must be submitted on Birchwood Highland application forms, which can be found on our website or by contacting 01463 236 507

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