Mental Health Support Worker – Urgently Required
Our client, a reputable charity in London is urgently seeking a Mental Health Worker to join their established team. The successful Mental Health Support Worker will be responsible for the delivery of outcome based support packages to clients suffering from mental health issues. It is essential to have experience working with mental health support.
Position: Mental Health Support Worker
Period: 3 months with possible extension
Hours: 35 hours a week (12pm – 8pm, Mon – Fri)
DBS: Enhanced (preferably on the update service)
Rate: £11 - £14 per hour
Duties for this role will include:
Providing support to people in the community who are in need of support with their mental health
Ensuring the delivery of individual personalised support packages, reflective of difference customer needs, including culture and diversity issues
Supporting customers with day-to-day tenancy issues, payment of rent and liaising with landlords, etc.
Undertake referrals and assessments of potential customers, working with them to identify the most appropriate solutions for their needs
Meet clearly defined customer outcome targets through key-working, support plans, risk assessments and other interventions
Ensure that opportunities for education, training, employment and volunteering are integral to the support service. The aim being to enable customers to develop the life skills required to live as independently as possible
Work in line with health and safety, lone working procedures and safeguarding requirement to ensure the overall safety and security of customers
Identifying high complex needs clients, and being able to signpost and refer them to the appropriate services
Experience working with vulnerable people with complex needs and delivering person centred support in housing services
Experience working with people with mental health issues
Experience in lone working
If you would like to be considered for thisMental Health Support Worker opportunity or for any housing opportunities please contact the Housing Team on 020 7557 7667 for email your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
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