Support Worker

Up to £22571 per annum

Job description

We have a current opportunity for a Support Worker on a permanent basis. The position will be based in Rotherham. For further information about this position please apply.

The Client

An established Yorkshire based leading voluntary sector agency who provide high quality services to improve the health and well-being of people in their communities, After the huge success of their safe space cafes in West Yorkshire they have been awarded funding from NHS Rotherham CCG to run the upcoming Rotherham Safe Space cafe.

The Rotherham Safe Space will offer a non-clinical, listening space with the aim of diverting people, who would be better supported elsewhere, away from Accident and Emergency (A&E) and other crisis services in Rotherham. The cafe will be open in the early evening and at night, likely to operate between the hours of 6pm-1am, 3 evenings a week.

The role

The post holder will provide leadership to the Safe Space team, including managing the day-to-day delivery of the service and supporting people in acute distress, including one to one support, support planning and liaising with local services.

Our client wishes to recruit someone with experience of supporting people with mental health crisis, including working with people at risk of suicide and self-harm, and supporting people from BME and LGBTQ communities.

The Team Leader will be required to work evenings, weekends and bank holidays.

Company benefits

All successful applicants continually benefit from the following:

  • Personal wellbeing budget
  • 28 days annual leave (rising to 31 after 2 years) 8 bank holidays (pro-rata)
  • Agile working policy
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Access to counselling and 24/7 confidential staff Mindful Employer helpline
  • Health and wellbeing and fun organisational staff away days
  • Inclusive maternity and parental policies and pay
  • A full range of staff and peer support networks
  • Excellent staff engagement
  • Lots of learning and development opportunities

Closing Date: June 19th 2022

Interviews will be held: 28th June 2022

Interviews will take place in Rotherham. Please contact me directly for a full job description and person specification.

Our client is an equal opportunities organisation, a Trans Positive employer and applications are welcome from all sections of the community, particularly, BME and LGBT communities and/or people with disabilities who are under-represented within the organisation. Further information can be obtained from our clients equal opportunities policy. Please note that they we do not hold a sponsor licence and do not intend to offer sponsorship for this particular role. You should therefore ensure that you have/will have the right to work in the UK to be able to undertake this role, if appointed, you will be required to provide relevant right to work documents at the point of an offer being made to you. Applications can be obtained by contacting me directly where a job description and person specification will be sent out to you.

The space will provide a non-clinical setting to support 12 individuals at a time to access support in a crisis, as an alternative to A&E. The post holder will support people in acute distress, including 1-2-1 support, support planning and liaising with local services.

Morgan Hunt is a multi-award-winning recruitment business for interim, contract and temporary recruitment and acts as an Employment Agency in relation to permanent vacancies. Morgan Hunt is an equal opportunities employer. Job suitability is assessed on merit in accordance with the individual's skills, qualifications and abilities to perform the relevant duties required in a particular role.


Jane Schofield
Senior Manager
Housing Recruitment Team / Property & Construction Team
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