Psychology Graduate (Support Worker)

Recruiter
Hays
Location
London (East)
Salary
£10.50 - £11.00 per hour
Posted
11 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Psychology graduate required to work as a Mental Health Support Worker


Your new company
You will be working for a leading provider of Supported Housing services based in London and the South East. They are currently recruiting for a Support Worker specialising in the mental health field with a degree in Psychology (or associated subject) to key work with selected residents.

Your new role
As a Support Worker your main responsibility will be to provide practical and emotional support to vulnerable people to help them sustain their lives, as summarised below;

  • Carry out assessment to identify and prioritise needs.
  • Conduct regular risk assessments
  • Use SMART goal planning to provide needs led holistic support.
  • Create an environment that promotes opportunities for customers to develop, learn and enable skills towards independence.
  • Provide a comprehensive support planning service to customers in line with the department's policies, procedures and approach.
  • Ensure customers are fully informed of their rights and responsibilities regarding the service, and are enabled and empowered to get involved in the running of the service through consultation and participation.
  • Set up and maintain customer files and ensure that accurate and up to date records


PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS SCHEME OPERATES 24/7 AND AS SUCH YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO WORK OCCASIONAL NIGHTS AND WEEKENDS ON A ROTA'D BASIS.

What you'll need to succeed
A relevant qualification plus previous experience with individuals suffering from mental illness, ideally from within a Supported Housing environment; Also it is essential to demonstrate working with vulnerable adults and understand the issues affecting them. Lastly, to be sufficient at using Microsoft packages and excellent team work skills, demonstrating both collaboration and respect with peers and customers.

What you'll get in return
What you'll get in return is the chance to showcase your skills alongside a competitive annual salary.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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