Mental Health Support Worker - Bank

Posted 13 April by Sanctuary Housing Featured

We provide a range of environments for those who need extra support to live independently, from young people and those with disabilities, to the elderly in extra care schemes. Our strength lies in the quality of our people and we employ those who share our aims.

Mental Health Support Worker – Bank

Aldam House, Goole

£8.99 per hour (rising to £9.47 after 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance)

Hours as and when required

Why work for us?

We support vulnerable people to live as independently as possible, by building their confidence and skills to realise their potential.

We are a national organisation but we think locally. We support people through supported housing, move-on accommodation, CQC registered services and floating support. We specialise in services for young people, homeless families and individuals, people with physical disabilities, learning disabilities and people with mental health needs

We are seeking a Mental Health Support Worker to make a real difference to the lives of our residents. Aldam House is a supported living accommodation offering care and support to individuals with a range of needs.  We welcome applicants who have experience working in CQC regulated services and can demonstrate experience working with clients who have mental health needs. If you want to make a positive impact to people’s lives, this is a rewarding opportunity to come and work within an established and experienced team.

The role of Mental Health Support Worker will include:

  • Working with clients who have mental health needs and substance misuse issues
  • Providing regular key working to ensure relevant support is provided
  • Producing comprehensive risk management plans and person-centred support plans
  • Liaising with external agencies on behalf of the clients
  • Managing housing voids and arrears

Skills and experiences:

  • Must have NVQ level 2 in Health and Social Care or above. Please do not apply unless you have this qualification.
  • Previous experience working with clients who have mental health needs and substance misuse issues is essential
  • Knowledge of housing management including voids and arrears management and an understanding of occupancy agreements
  • Prior experience writing risk management plans
  • Ability to work on your own initiative
  • Previous experience liaising with external agencies

Ready to join us?

As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary a great place to work, we offer you access to a range of great employee benefits and the opportunity to develop and progress within your career. Benefits include:

  • Health and well-being plans
  • A variety of online discounts and rewards from major retailers
  • A wide range of learning and development opportunities

To view the Job Profile, please click here

Closing Date: 27 April 2018

We reserve the right depending on application numbers to close or extend the closing dates for positions; we would therefore recommend an early application.

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An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be necessary in the event of a successful application which we will pay for.

Sanctuary Supported Living is a trading name of Sanctuary Housing Association and Sanctuary Home Care Limited, both exempt charities.

Reference: 34568131

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