Support Officer - Mental Health

19278.00 - 26000.00 GBP Annual
12 May 2022
08 Jun 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Do you want to be part of a dynamic and growing organisation that works to provide housing and tenancy related support to single people with Mental Health issues?

Our Mental Health service is currently looking for a Support Officer to join our dynamic team in Canterbury. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity.

You should be able to demonstrate good knowledge of issues people living with a mental illness may experience. The service runs to empower residents and support them on their journey to independent living.

You'll actively and regularly engage with local community meetings and initiatives such as Mental Health Action Groups, as well as working in partnership with our colleagues from the local CMHT and EIP Teams.

Providing welfare benefits advice, budgeting and money management skills as well as supporting customers to develop skills to successfully live independently.

Who are we looking for?

You'll have knowledge of issues affecting those individuals with a range of mental health conditions, how to communicate effectively with these individuals and how to support them with dignity and respect. You'll have knowledge of housing management requirements and health & safety compliance. You'll be responsible for ensuring customers receive a high quality support service, working with them to achieve their identified support targets.

You'll possess excellent communication skills, the ability to interact with service users from diverse backgrounds and liaise with a wide range of professional services and agencies in the community.

A full training package will be provided to new members of our team to help them develop the skills to become a great support officer.

If you feel you have the qualities we're looking for we'd love to hear from you.

Closing Date: Wednesday 25th May 2022 at midnight

Interviews to be held on Tuesday 7th and Wednesday 8th June 2022

For further details on this vacancy, please click 'apply' or visit our website.

Applicants must be able to travel across the region as required.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Adult Criminal Record Check.

You must be eligible to work in the UK to apply for this vacancy; Clarion are not able to offer visa sponsorship. You are required to reside in the UK for the duration of your employment.

Diversity and Inclusion

We want Clarion to be a workplace where everyone feels valued, can be themselves and know they can reach their full potential. We embrace and celebrate our differences through various initiatives and support colleagues through a number of staff networks.

We're committed to building a strong, diverse workforce and making Clarion an inclusive place to work.