VACANCY – Mental Health Support Worker
Location: Tamworth (remote working)
Length: Temporary – 3 months
Hours: Part-time, approx. 9 hours per week
No set days, managing own timescales and caseload
Pay: Rate dependent on experience
Venn Group is currently recruiting for a Mental Health Support Worker, to provide essential support and guidance to a small caseload of individuals facing homelessness. Applicants must have previous experience of working with mental health issues or substance misuse issues, and preferably experience with homeless persons.
This position is fully remote, and offers the ability to manage own caseload and time, as such this post can be held alongside another position.
Responsibilities of the role:
To provide an effective mental health support service for individuals who have presented as homeless to the temporary sheltered accommodation
To provide critical mental health support and guidance with housing applications and benefit entitlements
Provide essential support to those affected by various mental health issues through the delivery of key triage sessions
Identify areas where individuals need specific support and signpost them to appropriate organisations, e.g.: addiction or money advice services
Conduct risk assessments of individuals in triage sessions and updating records as and when required
Enhanced DBS certificate
Previous experience in a similar supportive role
To discuss this opportunity further, please contact Francesca Ellis on 0121 616 0660, or alternatively email email@example.com with an up-to-date copy of your CV as soon as possible.
Please note that only suitable candidates will be contacted. If you have not received a response within 48 hours please assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.