Community Mental Health Support Worker
Job role: Specialist Support Worker
Service: Community Mental Health & Wellbeing
Hours per week: 1 x 37.5 (5 x 7.5 hour days - Monday to Friday)
Salary: £9.28 per hour
Experience required: Minimum of 2 years' experience of and insight into mental health needs and how to support people with these. Applicants must also have a current valid full UK driving licence.
As a Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Support Worker you will provide professional, high quality support to people who access our supported living and complex mental health outreach services. You will do this in a way which maximises their choice and independence; supporting them to have a high quality of life and make their own decisions while championing our Values within your role.
Working for a charitable organisation can make a big difference to your role. We are a values-based company who put the people we support first. The organisational purpose is focused on the people we support and making a difference to them. Warrington Community Living don’t need to make a profit we just need to make a difference!
You will be part of a team working in the community. You must be able to get around Warrington independently as you will be supporting people out and about and within their own homes which will include travelling across the borough.
As part of your role, you will provide 1:1 or group support to individuals who have previously experienced or are currently experiencing a mental health crisis.
Your role will include working with the individual to complete:
- Build Relationships
- Assessment and Goal Planning/ Personal Pathways
- Person Centred Support Planning
- Risk Management
- Outcome Focused support
- Advice and Guidance
- Referral and Signposting to other avenues of support
BENEFITS: Ongoing training, and support - in work qualifications supported.
WHAT WE EXPECT IN RETURN: Warrington Community Living (WCL) is looking for colleagues who share our values and who want to make a difference. We want kind, caring, flexible and committed people who are open to continual learning.
Most of all we want colleagues who can keep the WCL promise to support people’s rights, choices and dreams.
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