Mental Health Support Workers – Multiple Positions Available

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Rethink Mental Illness
Torquay, Devon
£16,701 - £18,747
11 Mar 2019
20 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Mental Health Support Workers – Multiple Positions Available
Location: Torquay, Devon
Salary (pro rata): £16,701 - £18,747
Hours per week: 37.5
Type of engagement: Full-Time (37.5 hours)
Duration: Permanent
Closing date: Wednesday 20th March 2019
About us:
Rethink Mental Illness help people with their day to day living and social skills, as well as providing access to social activities, further education, employment and training.
We are recruiting for passionate and enthusiastic Full Time Mental Health Support Workers to join our brand new CQC Registered Housing Service in Torquay, Devon, providing a supportive home environment that paves the way to greater independence and recovery. We have both night staff and day staff positions available, and we are also recruiting for Bank Staff.
About the role:
As a Mental Health Support Worker, you will lead the way to a better quality of life for everyone affected by severe mental illness.
You will work under the leadership and guidance of the Service Manager to support individuals to maximise their independence and to ensure person centered recovery focused support is provided to individuals.
Working flexibly as part of a team, you will be required to work evenings, weekends and night shifts as required.
Your role will also involve:
- Enabling individuals to self manage their personal and domestic resources and to undertake activities of daily living
- Working with service users in developing, reviewing, monitoring and adapting support and safety plans
- Working as a part of a rota supporting with occasional sleep ins
About you:
To be considered as a Mental Health Support Worker, you will need:
- To be a great relationship builder, working directly with the people who live in our service
- A good understanding of mental illness, gained either through work or personal experience
- An NVQ Level 2 Health and Social Care (or equivalent) or be willing to work towards,
- Good communication and organisational skills
Other organisations may call these roles Care Worker, Mental Health Worker, Mental Health Co-ordinator, Mental Health Assistant, Care Co-ordinator, Social Care Worker, or Care Assistant.
In return we offer:
- Competitive salaries
- 33 days’ annual leave including statutory/bank holiday
- “Your Rethink Day” – Have your birthday off
- Where appropriate paid eye test plus up to £55 towards the cost of new glasses or lenses
- Excellent career development opportunities
- The opportunity to make a real difference
The closing date is the 20th March 2019 with interviews to be held on the 27th and 28th March 2019.
We reserve the right to change the closing date depending on the number of responses received. Please submit your application as soon as possible to ensure it is considered in the selection process.
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