Support Worker


Job description

Support Workers provide a support service to the Therapeutic Treatment Programme, in order to ensure that a safe and therapeutic environment is maintained. The role is to offer support and care by facilitating open and collaborative conversations that can assist Service Users in their discovery of alternative solutions to substance misuse difficulties..

Responsibilities

  • To promote a safe environment for service users, adhering to the appropriate policies
  • To encourage and support residents to engage in recreational and therapeutic activities
  • To work within an Integrative Systemic / Collaborative approach when engaging with Service users
  • To receive, record and administer medication as per Carlisle House policy.

Skills and Qualifications

Essential Skills

  • Grade C GCSE English and Maths or equivalent
  • At least one year experience of working in a supportive environment where adults have experienced Mental Health difficulties. Experience of maintaining records electronically.
  • Experience of receiving, recording and the administration of medication.
  • Willing to work within the Christian ethos of the Presbyterian Church In Ireland and the ethos of Carlisle House i.e. respect, acceptance and compassion.

Further Information

22.5 hours per week (evenings, weekends and sleep-ins). Work Time: To be confirmed. £500 welcome bonus. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Application Information

Application packs are available to download at www.presbyterianireland.org/socialcarejobs or by emailing personnel@presbyterianireland.org or phoning 02890417255. The link for PCI application packs is www.presbyterianireland.org/pcijobs

Vacancy ID
1586642
Job ref.
CH-23-01
Job Sector
Carers and Support Workers
Area
Belfast
Location
Belfast
Salary
£10.03 per hour.
No. vacancies
1
Contract Type
Permanent
Weekly hours
22.5
Published date
25/01/2023
Closing date
14/02/2023

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