Support Worker – Mental Health

£8.72 - £12.00
Shrewsbury

CinShr10
Temporary/Permanent

Cindy Ashworth
01270 213710

Due to continual growth within our support services our client is currently looking to recruit a Specialist Mental Health Support Worker based at their rehabilitation and recovery service in Shropshire.  The role will be based in Shrewsbury to provide recovery-focused support to individuals with complex and enduring mental health needs, working as part of a 24 hour service. Demonstrating a commitment to safeguarding in line with policy and procedure you will support customers with life skills and empower them to build successful relationships within their community as they develop skills to better manage their health and well-being and increase levels of independence as they move through the service

About the candidate

We are looking for a highly motivated individual who would like to join our team in order to deliver good quality service to vulnerable adults.

  • Able to work flexibly within a 24hr Rota system, which will include evenings, weekend working, sleep in shifts and waking nights
  • Experience of working with customers with complex mental health needs including – self harm, personality disorder and schizophrenia
  • Self-motivated and able to work on own initiative
  • Experience of partnership-working
  • A working knowledge of Mental Health legislation
  • Deliver customer focused support in line with customer hours and service rotas
  • Ability to create and maintain personalised support plans
  • Assess  risks, write assessments and draw up risk management plans
  • To regularly hold key worker meetings to review and update customer outcomes
  • Ability to use Microsoft IT programmes

All applications must be accompanied with a current CV which will be used to assess your suitability for the role. Please ensure all the skills, experience and qualifications requested are clearly demonstrated in your CV as explained in the body of the advert.

To find out more about this role or others you may be suitable for, please contact our friendly recruitment team.

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