Key Worker (Mental Health, Support Worker) SYHA90880

Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Salary £18,630 - £22,331. This post attracts Essential Car User
04 Nov 2019
02 Dec 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Could you empower someone to gain the most from their life?

We are seeking an enthusiastic and innovative Keyworker to join our clients’ team at the Sheffield Connect 3 Project delivered in partnership with Sheffield Mind.  Due to the nature of the role, the vacancy is only open to male applicants.

The Project consists of accommodation based, floating support and transitional landlord services and provides support and housing management services for people with mental health issues across the city. They have a personalised approach to support and their aim is to equip people with personal, social, vocational and practical life skills; enabling them to take control of their lives and to live independently within the community.

The role of Key Worker includes supporting customers to develop the skills necessary to live independently when support ends. They are looking for individuals with real commitment to supporting customers to achieve their aspirations and maximise their full potential. The successful candidate would need to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the needs and risks of customers and understand how to develop plans of support to overcome these.
  • Have experience supporting clients with mental health support needs
  • Have experience of housing related support and have an understanding of housing policies
  • Have experience of supporting customers with a range of needs, including tenancy training, how to take positive steps to enhance physical and mental wellbeing and accessing education, training and work-related activities
  • Possess a positive "Can Do" solution-oriented attitude and be passionate and committed to service excellence and great team work
  • Demonstrate the ability to record data and outcomes for customers and have good computer skills
  • Have a valid full driving licence

This role is restricted to male applicants only under the Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, and Part 1. Section 7(2) e of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 apply. The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act.

Some of their benefits

  • Generous holiday entitlement – 27 days annual leave, statutory bank holidays, plus an additional 4 days
  • Flexible working options including Flexi Time, Condensed Hours, Part Time
  • Excellent benefits including Rewards - employee discount scheme, which offers cash back and shopping discounts
  • Westfield Health (employer paid)

Our client is an award winning not-for-profit organisation passionate about housing and supporting people to LiveWell, Settle at home and realise their potential. A Sunday Times Best 100 Not for Profit organisation to work for and IiP Gold standard, they are a forward thinking, innovative and ambitious organisation. They currently own and manage over 6000 properties, support over 1600 vulnerable customers in care and supported housing projects and employ nearly 500 people.

Working Hours: 37 hours per week – Monday to Friday

Closing Date: 22nd November 

Interview Date: Friday 2nd December 

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