Support Worker (Mental Health)
Would you like a meaningful job that makes a difference, with flexibility and real potential for growth?
The Salvation Army Housing Association (SAHA) is 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: Part Time, Permanent
Hours: 22.5 hours per week (8 week rolling rota)
Salary: £10,054.19 to £13,455 pro rata (£16,575 to £22,425) depending on experience
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: 10 June 2019
Interview date: 14 June 2019
About the role:
As a Mental Health Support Worker you will:
-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).
-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.
-Oversee day-to-day operational needs of the service and support needs of the clients across the service
The successful candidate will:
-Have proven experience of working with and managing a caseload of clients who have a mental health illness or within another social care setting
-Have 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
-Have a working knowledge of the needs and support requirements of people with complex mental health needs
Have a 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: Mental Health Support Worker, Care, Support, Recovery, Assessment, Support Worker, Support Coordinator, Care Worker, Mental Health Worker, Care Assistant, Social Care, Social Worker, Healthcare Assistant, Case Worker, Charity, NFP, Third Sector, etc.