We have a vacancy for a Reablement Support Worker to work in the community in Norwich to provide specialist support to people with complex needs including mental health, substance misuse, self-neglect & hoarding & moderate learning difficulties.
The post holder will work in the community, usually in the home of the person receiving the support, to promote independence and choice. You will be supporting the person with the needs identified during their social care act assessment.
We are looking for:
- Someone with the passion and drive to support anyone finding themselves in this situation.
- Someone who can promote a positive, non-institutionalised stimulating environment to maximise opportunities for independence, improved wellbeing and achievement for the people we support.
- Someone who can develop positive relationships with the people we support with the aim of encouraging change and engagement.
- Evidence of emotional resilience and tenacity to provide support, even when faced with resistance.
- Some who is confident, adaptable, and conscientious and has empathy with the people we support and the determination to make a difference.
- Experience (paid or voluntary) of supporting people with at least one of the following support needs: substance misuse, offending history, mental health, learning or physical disabilities is required.
- Ability and willingness to be flexible and work unsociable hours, including evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays.
You can expect:
- The support and guidance of working for one of the Top 20 Best Charities to Work For, as featured in the Sunday Times list for 2021.
- A comprehensive training programme and gaining experience in the fields of criminal justice, social care, mental health and housing law.
- For anyone wishing to learn more and progress, you will have a personal development programme tailored to your interests within our field of work.
- Up to 29 days holiday and from your first day an additional ‘birthday’ holiday to be taken in your birthday month.
- Access to discounted products and services as well as cycle to work, pension, life insurance schemes.
If you would like further information on the role, please contact Lucy Bone, Head of Community Services on 01603 699150.
For an application pack please visit our website www.stmartinshousing.org.uk or contact reception on 01603 667706 or email email@example.com
St Martins is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults. An enhanced DBS check will be required for successful applicants.