Our Mission Enabling and supporting people to live full and independent lives

Ref: 19/20 – Support Worker


Location: Cumbria Lancaster Merseyside Merseyside & Lancashire

Salary: £6,849.11 (£8.21) per hour from April 2019

Hours: 16 hours per week

Job Reference: 19/20

Closing Date: 19/04/2019

Job Type: Work Role

Position: Support Worker                                                Job Reference: 19/20

Based in Cumbria                                                             Part Time – 16 hours per week

Salary: £6,849.11 (£8.21) per hour from April 2019

In this Support Worker role you will provide personalised support to each client, in line with the individual’s person-centred plan, and assist people to live as tenants and citizens in the local community. Support must be consistent with people’s rights, choices and responsibilities.

For example:

  • To see the people we support as valued customers of our service
  • To support people by planning ‘with them’ and not ‘for them’
  • To create a support package that is holistic and led by the needs and preferences of each individual person
  • To support people to make informed choices

The level of support will vary according to the agreed level of support required and informed choice.

Support workers may provide support to individuals with a variety of different needs and conditions but will primarily be working with people with mental health needs.

Completed application forms are to be returned by no later than the closing date/time either by email to jforrester@imaginementalhealth.org.uk. Please note that we shortlist from received application forms only, we do not accept CVs.

Our benefits include contributory company pension scheme, generous holiday allowance and career development opportunities.

Closing date for applications:  5pm, 19th April 2019

Interviews are currently scheduled to take place 26th April 2019 in Penrith, however this date is subject to change.

Imagine Independence aims to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community