Support Worker - Mental Health
Support Practitioner New Directions Our Company New Directions are a social care provider based in Hertfordshire providing support to vulnerable adults with mental health problems as well as individuals on the Autistic Spectrum. We are looking for a dedicated Support Worker/Practitioner to join our established supported living service for individuals with mental health problems based in St Albans, Hertfordshire. Working Hours 42 Hours per week, (Shift patterns). This is a permanent role subject to DBS checks and references. Duties of a Support Worker Supporting our clients with various support needs. Key working a caseload of clients and support them on their journey of recovery, adopting an active recovery approach to your work overseen by our clinical occupational therapy lead. Actively participating and running group activities Supporting clients in the community in accordance with their support goals Assisting clients to undertake cleaning, cooking, washing up, laundry, and other daily living skills where necessary Applicants with knowledge or experience in mental health and autism are encouraged to apply, however all training is provided and no prior experience is necessary. Benefits of the role: Opportunity to complete Health and Social care NVQs and Diploma qualifications, fully funded by the organisation Abundant opportunities for progression Continuous training programmes funded by the organisation Comprehensive induction Pension Scheme 30 minute walk from St Albans train Station We are an ever growing organisation and as such there is scope for development in this role and progression within the field. We are committed to offering our staff an extensive training programme to enable us to keep high performing staff and empower them to develop in their area of interest. Qualification Requirements: Qualifications are not mandatory for applicants, however experience in health and social care or mental health and/or autism spectrum condition are advantageous. If you are interested in the Support Worker Role, please click 'APPLY' below.