Forensic Support Worker

Brook Street

  • Full Time

Can you be a positive role model? Can you work under pressure whilst staying calm? Can you treat everyone as an individual, no matter the situation or life history? If so, we want to hear from you!The RoleOur client is looking to employ Forensic Support Workers in the Leyland area, to integrate into a friendly and supportive environment for adults with learning disabilities and/or mental health needs. The work is very rewarding, with no two days being the same. You will be part of a supportive team sharing the workload, looking after each other and celebrating success together.As a Forensic Support Worker, you will empower the people you support by promoting independence, offering emotional support, and helping them achieve a life worth living.37 hours per week with a salary paid up to £26,968 (This includes an average of 2 sleep ins per weeks at a rate of £50 per night. This also includes maximum of 4 overtime shifts per month)What will be your primary responsibilities?” Act as a ‘keyworker’ for adults with learning disabilities or mental health needs.” To safeguard and provide consistency and stability” To provide advocacy and act with sensitivity” Provide stimulating educational and physical activities” Encouraging and supporting on a wide range of daily activities, such as GP appointments, food shopping, clothes shopping, day trips or personal hobbies such gardening, computer games, cars etcWho are we looking for? To apply for this post, you will have:” NVQ/QCF Level 2 Health & Social Care (Ideal, but relevant experience will be considered if no qualification is held)” Experience of working with adults with learning disabilities and additional needs OR experience in mental health or youth work is desirable but not essential.” Passion for care as well as following compassion in practice.” The ability to remain calm and manage challenging situations is imperative” The ability to build rapport quickly and work compassionately with our service users” A flexible and enthusiastic “can do” approach to work” Able to structure and balance days for service users.BenefitsIn return for your demanding work and commitment, working for this organisation can offer you some fantastic benefits: -” Competitive salary – Salary paid up to £26,968 (This includes an average of 2 sleep ins per weeks at a rate of £50 per night. This also includes maximum of 4 overtime shifts per month)” Room for progression” Pension – Contributory career average salary pension scheme” Paid annual leave – plus buy and sell annual leave” Dedicated training – Full training and induction to support your patient care journey.” Childcare vouchers” Provide patient care – Provide care, safety, and welfare for patients.” Overtime paid – if travelling to another service travel is paid as well.About Brook StreetWe recruit on behalf of some of the country’s best-known organisations for roles across all industry sectors. We are located across 50+ high street locations, making hiring and job searching more personal. Our nationwide reach means we can engage with job seekers such as yourself and employers in person, allowing us to tailor our approach to their unique requirements perfectly and offer you various job opportunities.ApplyBy applying today, you can kickstart our fantastic onboarding process, as well as the ability to develop professionally and gain experience with this incredible company.

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