Bank Mental Health Specialist Support Workers

Service: Community Mental Health & Wellbeing (Warrington)

Hours of Work: Days and/or Nights as and when required (12.5-hour shifts are available)

Days 7am - 7.30pm

Nights 7pm - 7.30am

Rate of pay: £9.28 per hour

The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years’ experience of working with people with a functional mental health diagnosis and people in mental health crisis.

Service Brief:

WCL is currently recruiting for Bank staff and looking for Support Workers to provide professional, high quality support to people who access our crisis house. 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 our newly refurbished house providing support 24 hours a day seven days a week.

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:

  • As much notice as possible when asking to cover shifts
  • Opportunity to pick up shifts in our other Mental Health Services in Warrington
  • Opportunity for 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.

REF: INDALL

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