Location: Milnrow, Rochdale
Hours: 16 – 40 Hours (Part and Full Time Hours Available)
Salary: £23,777 Per Annum
Closing Date: 31st December 2023
Interview Date: 31st December 2023

Mental Health Support Worker

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Future Directions CIC have an amazing opportunity to join our team in Milnrow, Rochdale, Greater Manchester (OL16)

Salary – £23,777 Per Annum

Full and Part Time Hours Available

Full training plan provided

This is a perfect opportunity for a person-centred individual who enjoys going the extra mile, by supporting people to fulfil their lives to the full. We are seeking hardworking, values driven people to provide the best support to the people supported, so that they can live their best lives!

Our Service

Our service in Milnrow, Rochdale, has 31 flats in which we support individuals with a range of support needs. This ranges from learning difficulties, mental health needs, respiratory problems and alcohol addiction. Due to the variety of service needs, no day will be the same, and this can be challenging at times. The ideal candidate will need good communication skills, time management and patience, to provide the best support possible.

The ideal candidate will have experience working with complex behaviour and mental health, and have the ability to remain calm, composed and confident to deliver the best support. Due to the nature of the role and its complexity, we are looking for individuals who enjoy a challenge and can be creative and adaptable, so that the needs of the people we support are met, so they can live life to the full, be happy, and safe.

What our People We Support Like to do

Our brilliant people we support have a variety of interests and hobbies, such as walking, games and a nice cuppa in the café. The successful candidates will be required to promote activities, encourage to participate and to learn new things.

The Role

This dynamic role will also require successful candidates to help and support with some personal care duties, household chores and meal preparation. Each day will create a new and exciting challenge, as we encourage the people we support to be independent, ambitious and live out their best lives. A key aspect of the role will be to communicate effectively with the people supported, so they feel safe and happy.

The ideal candidate will be fully flexible so we can continue to support our people around the clock. Providing the best possible support for our people is a priority for us at Future Directions CIC, and we need to maintain that their needs are met. Within our Milnrow service, a good sense of humor is essential, as our people we support will keep you on your toes.

Shifts will include; Early Mornings, Late Evenings, Sleep in Shifts and Waking Nights shifts (Sleep in and Waking Night Enhancements).

Please note – All successful applicants must be fully flexible to do all required shifts. An Enhanced DBS will also be a requirement and all successful candidates will have had all COVID-19 Vaccinations, unless exempt.

Our Mission:

Future Directions is a Community Interest Company that works with individuals, families, commissioners and local communities to design and deliver personalised services; enabling individual choice and control to achieve fulfilled lives.

Our Values:

  • To put people first.
  • To be transparent.
  • To go the extra mile.
  • To be creative.
  • To be adaptable.

Our Objectives:

  • To engage individuals, listen to their needs, wishes, and support them to live a life they value.
  • To work alongside individuals so they grow and feel valued.
  • Employ, develop and value capable and understanding people.
  • To build a growing sustainable business driven by our values.

Interviews to be arranged at a later date.

All successful candidates will be required to complete a full induction, which will take place in Chadderton, Oldham (OL9). This is a nine-day induction (over three weeks) and we require all successful applicants to attend all days. Social Distancing will be adhered to and hand sanitiser and face masks will be provided.

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