Mental Health Support Worker

Recruiter
MAPLES COMMUNITY CARE LTD
Location
City of Bristol
Salary
£16,875- £29,140 pro rata per annum
Posted
31 Aug 2017
Closes
27 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Female Mental Health Support Workers & Key Workers

Salary: £16,875- £29,140 pro rata per annum
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bristol

Maples is a vibrant and forward thinking organisation who are currently looking for experienced female staff to become part of their Support Team.
As a Maples Support Worker or Key Worker you will be working as part of an innovative and compassionate team responsible for enabling people with various support needs progress towards recovery, wellbeing and independence, through the utilisation of creative, flexible, and outcomes-driven support planning and delivery techniques. This post is specifically for female workers who will predominantly be working with vulnerable women who have been assessed as unable to work with male colleagues. 

Benefits - 

  • Competitive rates of pay subject to experience and hours worked 
  • Generous company pension scheme
  • Regular overtime opportunities
  • Flexible hours available
  • To be part of a friendly, successful and diverse team
  • To work with a diverse client group
  • Nationally recognised package of training with opportunities to gain qualifications
  • Our own resource centre, where clients and staff have access to a wide range of advisory and socially inclusive programmes  
  • Pool cars available for staff to enable service users access other services and the community
  • Pool bicycles available for employee use, and part of the ride-2-work scheme should you wish to purchase your own bicycle 

Requirements - 

  • Minimum 1 years significant experience working with peoples with mental health needs
  • Have an inclusive and positive approach to life
  • Be resilient and able to cope with challenging situations 
  • Motivated by enabling other to achieve their goals.
  • Reliable, resourceful and familiar with lone-working procedures
  • Able to undertake evening and weekend work, as well as core hours
  • A driver or cyclist and preferably have access to transport.
  • Must be honest, innovative, organised, flexible, driven, and resilient.

At Maples, we recognise that everyone's personal experiences make up a large part of our unique ability to connect with one another.  As such we are committed to providing equal opportunities, and welcome applications from people who have experienced mental health services or overcome personal difficulties including those that have resulted in a criminal conviction.  All successful candidates will however be subject to an enhanced DBS application and satisfactory references. 

If you are interested in applying for a position please register your interest by clicking apply
 

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