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Mental Health Support Worker

Location
London
Salary
£12.00 to £12.50 Per Hour
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
2 Sep 2022

In this position, you will be required to:- Hold a caseload of key clients and conduct regular key working sessions resulting in agreed support plans.- Support service users develop necessary skills to sustain accommodation long term and improve their quality of life.- Respond in a psychologically informed way to the challenges posed by complex needs in a residential setting- Respond to and asses all referrals.- Support service users ready to move to step down.- Build and maintain effective relationships with all stakeholders, including other teams within, external agencies such as care teams & GPs/pharmacies- Work with service users to maximise benefit entitlements and secure project income through efficient rent collection and the minimisation of arrears and void loss- Support the development of independent budgeting skills- Participate in housing management procedures, such as room checks, locality checks and Health and Safety checksTo apply for this role, you must have;- Experience working with vulnerable adults including mental health.- An understanding of how trauma and adversity have the potential to create re-occurring incidences of multiple disadvantage, homelessness and mental distress- An awareness of the Care Act 2014 and demonstrable understanding of what it means for service users.- Experience working within a psychologically informed environment (PIE) model.- The ability to build relationships with people who may be reluctant to trust or work with you, whilst maintaining professional boundaries- The ability to navigate complex mental health systems and specialities.- An understanding of the multiple issues that can lead to homelessness and how such experiences can impact service users.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 702710977-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Corus Consultancy
    Corus Consultancy
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £12.00 to £12.50 Per Hour
  • Sector: Community & Sport
  • Job Type: Permanent