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Mental Health Support Worker

  • Location

    Exeter

  • Sector:

    Health & Social Care

  • Job type:

    Part-time Flexible

  • Salary:

    £18000 - £19500 per annum

  • Job ref:

    90112

  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Duration:

    n/a

  • Expiry date:

    2019-12-02

  • Startdate:

    2019-11-04

  • Client:

    EasyWeb Group

Mental Health Support Worker

You will join us as a Mental Health Support Worker 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).

Mental Health Support Worker Responsibilities:

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.

Mental Health Support Worker Requirements:

- 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.

About Salvation Army Housing Association:

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.

Location: Exeter & East Devon Mental Health Services

Job type: Part Time, Permanent; 22.5 hours per week

Salary: £18,000-£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 November 2019

You may have experience of the following: Support Worker, Care Worker, Care Assistant, Social Care, Healthcare Assistant, Healthcare Worker, Mental Health, Vulnerable People, Care Worker, Care Staff, Charity, Charities, Third Sector, NFP, Not for Profit etc.

Ref: 90112