Mental Health Support Worker

3 days left

Care Assist Limited
02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Mental Health Support worker - Harrow, Hillingdon and Ealing (London) - great company, good benefits

  • Mental Health experience and NVQ / similar qualification required.

Do you want to make a difference in a vulnerable person's life?

Do you have the commitment and positive values to make a difference to the lives of people living in a Residential and Supported accommodation?

We are looking for new, fantastic staff to join our teams and work with young people (18-60) with mental health problems.

You will:

  • provide person-centred recovery focused support to tenants to enable them to manage their mental health, build life skills, promote healthy lifestyles and engage in educational, vocational and leisure activities;
  • be calm, resourceful and energetic as well as motivated and hardworking;
  • have the maturity to be able to work within a framework of recovery, building confidence, self-esteem, hope and positive coping skills;
  • be supporting clients with Mental Health, including schizophrenia, split personality disorder, depression and anxiety, follow care and/or support plans for each service user/tenant with respect and dignity;
  • you must be able to follow agreed guidelines and risk management plans and to work positively within a consistent, mutually supportive team ethos.

This may include one or more of the following examples:

  • Help our clients’ live as independently as possible;
  • Provide them with access to work, education or training;
  • Enjoy leisure time, activities and cultural beliefs in the community;
  • Help them keep in touch with family and friends and making new friends;
  • Carry out or assist with domestic tasks such as cooking and shopping;
  • Assist with the provision of medication as directed;

We offer good benefits and continuous development and training.

Important: Mental Health experience and NVQ / similar qualification required.

Job Type: Full-time