Bank Support Worker - Garrow House
We are looking for dedicated mental health support workers to join our established and experienced team at Garrow House, York. We provide care and therapeutic support for up to 12 women within the service who experience severe personality disorders. The role is challenging but is also very rewarding as we offer a specialist service with the aim to supporting the individuals back into the community with independent living.
In return for your hard work, dedication and commitment, we can offer you the opportunity to grow, learn and develop as a practitioner in an environment that is focused on recovery. We provide a comprehensive training package, which includes training on personality disorder awareness and Cognitive Analytical Therapy (CAT). If you are someone who understands the importance of recovery and are passionate about seeing people achieve their best, then we want to hear from you.
As a Mental Health Support Worker, you will make a real difference to residents' lives as you improve their daily living skills and provide therapeutic support. You will also work closely with our dedicated team members which consist of nurses, support workers, a social worker, occupational therapist, service user involvement worker, clinical psychologist, and consultant psychiatrist. A large part of your role will be to implement planned, appropriate interventions, promote independence and well-being and healthy life choices, you will also be involved in a range of activities, supporting the residents with daily living skills following recovery and activity programs that will help our residents’ to develop the important skills they need to progress through their recovery pathway.
The Ideal Candidate
To be successful in this role you will have great people skills and resilience to enable you to develop relationships with the people we support and to gain their confidence to enhance their journey back into the community. Passionate about people, you will enjoy the scope and support to enhance your own life and career too, as you gain the experience and training you need to progress with us.
We are a 24 hour service and as such, we have the opportunity to provide flexible working patterns, ranging from part time to full time working, over 7 days a week. We have a number of shift options including days, nights, weekdays and weekends to suit you.
Why Turning Point?
As a leading health and social care provider with more than 300 locations across England, we take real pride in the services we offer.
Across the varied regions, sectors and settings we operate within, our organisation is held together by a shared vision – and our people are connected by the same values. These include belief in potential, confidence in communication, embracing positive change and always treating each other as individuals.
We run all of our services on a not-for-profit basis; instead, we invest every penny back into our services and people. We never stop believing in change for the better, and we work constantly to improve the lives of the people we support.
Our people bring our vision to life. So, if you are enthusiastic, motivated and committed to support others to fulfilling their potential, here at Turning Point, we don't just offer you a job – we offer you a career.
What benefits will I receive?
Of course, we know it's not about the money. But that doesn't mean we don't reward our people for their invaluable work with a benefits package that includes:
- Comprehensive Learning and Development opportunities - we are Investors in People Silver accredited
- 28 days holiday, increasing with each year of service until 30 days. Plus the option to purchase additional holidays
- Flexible benefit options including, bike to work schemes and season ticket loans
- Competitive Pension and Life Assurance scheme
- Employee Assistance Programme and access to online Health and Wellbeing support
- Flexible working patterns to support work/life balance
- Access to a wide range of discounts including Cinema, Groceries and Gym.
We reserve the right to close this advert early if we are able to appoint to the vacancy before the advertised closed date.