Mental Health Support Worker

3 days left

Recruiter
Care Assist Limited
Location
London
Salary
15039.0000
Posted
02 Feb 2017
Closes
02 Mar 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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