Work with us
SPINC is all about people feeling valued, having a sense of belonging, we are an employer who supports your work life balance.
Our aim is to employ, retain and reward the best staff with the brightest minds from diverse backgrounds who have the necessary qualifications, experience, aptitude and/or transferable skills to work in partnership with us, share our passion, vision and values and meet the complex and diverse needs of Service Users at this exciting time.
Our newly recruited Support Workers, Senior Support Workers, Volunteers, Managers and Associates will join a vibrant team whose role involves supporting Service Users with all aspects of daily life to enable them to achieve personal goals and independence within the local community.
SPINC is all about people. We care about the people we support, we care about their families and we care about the people we employ.
SPINC are always looking for talented people to enhance our team. We believe our staff benefits scheme will not only attract great people who are wanting to learn and ultimately further their careers in the health and social care industry, but also retain those individuals who we consider to be the ‘back bone’ of our Company.
Brighton & Hove Living Wage
SPINC are committed to the campaign and the ethical approach to responsible pay for all employees
Full time, part time and bank contracts to suit our mutually agreed needs!
Employees can buy or sell holiday time
Opportunity to join a success orientated team and to work in partnership with the Directors who have extensive experience and qualification. Opportunities for internal promotion
Opportunities for professional or personal development after two years continual employment
Enhanced hourly rate
For waking night support paid at time and a half for unsocial hours
Employee Pension Scheme
Auto-enrolment on the NEST pension scheme
Additional day of leave to celebrate your birthday, making 29 days leave in one year!
A day paid for you to volunteer or assist with a local community project or charity of your choice
Bus travel paid when supporting Service Users
Necessary expenditure when supporting Service Users in social circumstances up to £2.50 per day
Enhanced disclosure paid for each application on completion of satisfactory probationary period
All mandatory and specialist training provided and opportunities to apply for additional relevant training that may be part or fully funded (training agreement)
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You may want to spread the word! We will pay you (upon completion of probationary period) for every successful referral you have made!
We value people and we love to celebrate and reward success however small an achievement. We also know how important it is for team spirit to socialise and party at times! So we will!
“It was a great experience to work with both Maureen and Derin. They were supportive of their staff and always advocate for the independence and best interest of the people they support.”
If there are no vacancies listed but you are interested in joining our team in the future then please forward your CV with the subject heading ‘I’m interested’. We would love to hear from you and what has attracted you to SPINC and we promise to respond to your email and let you know when suitable vacancies arise!
We are recruiting!
HOURS: As agreed/variable
RESPONSIBLE TO: Registered Manager
To work alongside a key worker providing individual support to people with mental health problems.
To offer 1 to 1 support to individuals, providing a listening ear and adopting a solution focused approach.
To encourage and support Service Users to access community based resources and work with a proactive, recovery
/discovery focused approach.
To liaise closely with the Service User’s designated key worker, and communicate outcomes, concerns, and information quickly and concisely.
Work to an agreed timetable with Service Users .
To support Service Users to access their local community i.e. visits to the shops, coffee bars and walks etc.
To assist in promoting the service to other organisations.
To be involved in keeping appropriate records.
To participate in supervision, appraisals, team meetings and training as appropriate and in accordance with SPINC policies.
To be aware and work within the policies and procedures of SPINC
Any other tasks commensurate with the post.
PERSON SPECIFICATION QUALITIES:
Experience of using/working in mental health services
Knowledge and understanding:
To have an understanding of the needs of people with mental health problems
To have an understanding of social exclusion
Skills and abilities:
Good listening skills and able to support people when they are in distress, knowing when to refer people on to other staff
Ability to relate to people well on a one to one basis
Ability to support people in achieving their goals
Good verbal communication skills
Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
Outgoing, friendly and supportive individual who is able to demonstrate patience and understanding
Openness and a non-judgemental attitude
Commitment and reliability
To have a strong commitment to Equal Opportunities
HOW TO APPLY
If you are interested in applying for this role, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or phone our office on 01273 693 650.
Note that this position is subject to Enhanced DBS checks and satisfactory references.