Mental Health Support Worker

Recruiter
EasyWeb NFP
Location
Exeter
Salary
£18,000 to £19,500 + Sleep-In and On-Call
Posted
17 Jul 2019
Closes
30 Jul 2019
Ref
87834
Function
Administration
Sector
Community
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Mental Health Support Worker

Would you like a meaningful job that makes a difference, with flexibility and real potential for growth?

We are an organisation that provides a range of housing and varied support services to vulnerable people. Our aim is to support people in achieving their full potential. We are currently going through a large period of growth and have a vacancy for a Mental Health Support Worker.

Position: Mental Health Support Worker
Location: Exeter & East Devon Mental Health Services
Job type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £18,000 to £19,500 + Sleep-In and On-Call payments
Benefits: 26 days’ annual holiday rising a day a year for the first 5 years + bank holidays, Life Assurance, Pension scheme and an Employee Health Assistance Programme. Professional development opportunities and flexible working arrangements.

Closing date: 30th July 2019
Interview dates: 7th August 2019

About the role:

To work as part of a team that provide holistic recovery-focused support to clients with mental health across Exeter & East Devon Mental Health Services (EEDMHS).

To effectively manage an assigned caseload of clients based on their support needs, which are identified through assessment, their Clinical Care Plan and Risk Assessment and through 1:1 support sessions.

To oversee day-to-day operational needs of the service and support needs of the clients across the service.

About you:

- Proven experience of working with and managing a caseload of clients who have a mental health illness or within another social care setting.
- Proven experience of preparing and implementing needs assessments, support plans, risk assessments and management plans as well as individual action plans in conjunction with other workers / agencies and clients.
- Working knowledge of the needs and support requirements of people with complex mental health needs.
- Working knowledge of statutory and non-statutory partner agencies.
- A respectful and non-judgemental, anti-discriminatory approach valuing difference and social inclusion.

A Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced Certificate will be required for these roles. As an equal opportunities employer, our client welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

You may have experience of the following: Care, Support, Recovery, Assessment, Support Worker, Support Coordinator, Care Worker, Mental Health Worker, Care Assistant, Social Care, Social Worker, Healthcare Assistant, Charity, NFP, Third Sector, etc.

The organisation is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to equality and diversity and welcome applicants from all sections of the community.

Ref: 87834