Support Worker (MH) (MOR01592)

The Moray Council
£17,777.76 - £19,432.40 per year
07 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

Assisting in the support of service user and service development of Phoenix Centre as a community based mental health resource for adults.


To enable service users to participate in a wide range of therapeutic and social activities

To uphold social work values and to ensure good working practice including understanding and awareness of health and safety

To promote the independence and develop the skills of service users

To work positively with other agencies and services to ensure a quality provision of care

Contribute to the maintenance of service user records and care plans

The Individual

Experience that would give you insight into issues to working with vulnerable adults.

Effective literacy and numeracy skills for accurate recording.

Willingness to undertake further SVQ training if required.

Practical skills.

Observational skills to enable effective recording of information relating to service users.

 Flexibility to meet the needs and demands of the service.

Ability to demonstrate empathy.

Self confident and self motivated.

Sound value base.

Ability to form positive relationship with service users.

Sensitive and understanding of discriminatory issues.

Knowledge and working practice in line with SSSC Codes of Practice and ability to evidence understanding of / application in a relevant work setting.

Appreciation, acceptance of and commitment to the importance of confidentiality

Ability to work effectively as part of a team.

Ability to use own initiative.

Able to understand and communicate clearly using the English language. The minimum acceptable levels for safe and effective job performance.

Ability to carry out duties that involve a significant amount of moving and handling, using specialised equipment and lifting aids.

Ability to support service with physical activities.

Closing Date: 21 October 2016

Starting Salary: 17,777 (pro rata )
£9.24 per hour
36.25 hours per week

Proposed Interview Date: 18 November 2016

For further information contact: Lois Heavenstone, DS Coordinator 01343 551339