Support Worker

  • Salary £19,639 - £21,141
  • Location Westbridge (North Shields)
  • Status Full Time
  • Deadline 21 August 2020

Westbridge Mental Health Resettlement Service is a unique project, delivered in partnership with Cumbria, Northumberland and Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust. It provides residential and clinical support for up to 12 adults who have been discharged from secure or semi-secure mental health hospitals, or prisons, with the aim of helping them to reintegrate back into the community.

NHS staff are based on-site and they provide clinical help and assistance to the residents. The Support Workers are key to helping residents learn the skills to help them live independently – from cooking and cleaning to paying bills, navigating the benefits system, and even getting them back into work when the time is right.

Ultimately the aim of a Support Worker at Westbridge is to provide personalised, bespoke guidance and support to our residents, as they progress and prepare to move on into their own accommodation.

To find out more download the recruitment pack below along with our model of support document. To apply download and fill in the application form below along with our equalities and diversity monitoring form.

How to apply

Please return the filled in application form by email to info@tynegroup.org.uk or by post to Tyne Housing Association Ltd, St Silas Church Building, Clifford Street, Byker, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 1PG.

Note: We do not accept CV’s, Successful applicants will undergo an enhanced disclosure and barring check.

Tyne Housing Association Ltd is an Investor in People and Equal Opportunities Employer. 

Tyne HA is a registered society under the Co-operative and Community Benefits Societies Act 2014 number 21011R and is a charitable housing association

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