Support Worker – Southampton

Job Description

We are seeking to recruit a support worker in Southampton.

We are committed to enriching the lives of those we care for; to help them maintain and where possible improve their independence. 

This post provides an excellent opportunity for someone to join Apex Prime Care, a dynamic family-run organisation, with great terms and conditions and all the support, training, and development opportunities you will need to really make a difference in people’s lives. 

You will have up-to-date knowledge, experience, and passion for supporting clients who are vulnerable to mental health and substance misuses issues. The successful candidate must have an understanding of the issues that face this client group, have skills in engaging people positively, have good interpersonal skills with a flexible and practical approach to delivering services through working in partnership with key agencies. 

The successful candidate will need to be committed and enthusiastic. You will be required to provide support designed to minimise the impact of substance misuse, with an emphasis on improving resilience, emotional well-being, and social functioning. You will promote healthier lifestyles and wellbeing to break the harmful patterns of behaviours and risk-taking that negatively affects clients. You will be expected to work in partnership alongside a variety of other agencies. 

The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check at an enhanced level and must be able to drive. 

We are an equal opportunities employer. 

The role is for 30+ hours per week over 5 days. The exact days and times of those hours will be arranged in line with the client’s needs. It is a permanent post subject to the successful completion of the probationary period.

We are committed to keeping you safe at work and so we are conducting telephone interviews, online training and will ensure you have all of the correct PPE.


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