Support Worker (High Support)


Second Step
Company 
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£24,620 per annum pro-rata

Job Highlights
  • Are you passionate about supporting people who have experienced complex challenges in life to thrive? Are you caring, compassionate and non-judgemental? Are you looking for a new challenge or a change of career? Would you enjoy being a part of a dynamic and diverse team?
  • We have an exciting opportunity for someone who is eager to enable clients with complex needs to move towards recovery.
  • We offer excellent training and support, and we acknowledge the commitment and dedication of our employees, which is the foundation of our success.
Job Requirements/Description

Hours: Full time or part time hours available (Up to 37 hours per week). Weekend, early evening and night shifts available only. Flexible working patterns considered.

Second step is a leading mental health charity in the South West offering housing, support and hope to thousands of people with mental health and other support needs. Our goal is to inspire hope and deliver change for everybody and every community we work with.

The person

Are you passionate about supporting people who have experienced complex challenges in life to thrive? Are you caring, compassionate and non-judgemental? Are you looking for a new challenge or a change of career? Would you enjoy being a part of a dynamic and diverse team?

We have an exciting opportunity for someone who is eager to enable clients with complex needs to move towards recovery. As a Support Worker in our High Support Accommodation Service you will work in a psychologically and trauma informed way, be values led and looking to grow both personally and professionally.

“Second Step was exactly what I was looking for in an employer – passionate, caring and focused on recovery. I loved working with the complex client group and really appreciated that I could learn much more from them as they could from me! With Second Step I could develop my skills and pursue my personal areas of interest. I really value that I was given the opportunity to progress to a more senior role.”

  • Previous Support Worker

The role

The aim of a Support Worker is to deliver person-centred support to clients who are on a journey to recovery and who live in our High Support Accommodation. Working in a psychologically, adversity and trauma informed way, this includes:

  • Holding a caseload of clients who you meet 1:1 at least weekly
  • Developing and facilitating groups and activities for clients
  • Developing support plans and working creatively with clients to support them to meet their goals
  • Maintaining detailed case notes
  • Helping clients to develop skills to move towards independent living
  • Helping clients to maximise their income
  • Championing hope and courage
  • Responding to incidents and ensuring dligigent reporting
  • Promoting the safety and wellbeing of clients

Further details of this opportunity can be found in the role profile which you can access from the top of this screen.

About our accommodation-based services

Second Step provides a variety of accommodation-based services as part of the Bristol City Council commissioned Pathways, as well as multiple other housing related services. Currently accommodation-based services are located in Bristol, however, Second Step has services throughout the South West. 

Second Step is a leading provider of mental health and accommodation services. We offer excellent training and support, and we acknowledge the commitment and dedication of our employees, which is the foundation of our success. We would like to hear from people who share the same belief and values, who are looking for a new challenge and to further develop their skills.  

Closing date: 15th April, 9am

Interview dates: TBC

Please note that we will be interviewing on receipt of applications, prior to the closing date.

Second Step
Company 
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£24,620 per annum pro-rata

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