• Full Time
  • Salary: £10.80 per hour / £21,060 per annum

Website United Response

Role: Community Support Worker Mental Health

Salary: £21,060 + £1,353.42 car allowance

Location: Haywards Heath

Do you enjoy the idea of no two days being the same?

Are you passionate about supporting people with mental health needs?

United Response is looking for an empathetic and compassionate individual to join our brilliant Community Mental Health Service in Haywards Heath as a Support Worker in which you will be working within an NHS Community Mental Health Assessment and Treatment Service to support adults with severe and enduring mental health needs.

United Response is a proud member of the Pathfinder Alliance that is made up of 11 organisations that all aim to provide assessment and sign posting services to individuals with mental health needs.

What would you be doing?

As a Support Worker with the Community Mental Health Service you would be responsible for:

Carrying out initial face-to-face assessments of individuals in need of support
Following up on initial assessments
Signposting individuals to other services
Taking the time to build rapport with the people we support
Maintaining contact with people who use our service and spotting any signs of deterioration in their wellbeing
Liaising with other organisations
Working within multi agency teams
Providing monthly monitoring forms on caseloads and recovery feedback
Delivering recovery focus support for patients and recording outcome
What we need from you

Given the independent nature of this role we are looking for people who have the ability to use their initiative and can adapt to the person in front of you. It is vital that you are an empathetic individual with a friendly manner who understands the courage that it often requires for someone to contact our service. To be considered for this Support Worker post you should have 1 Years’ minimum experience working in mental health and have a full drivers licence with access to your own vehicle.

What you get from us

As a Support Worker with our Community Mental Health Team, you won’t only positively impact people’s lives and not work weekends, you will receive:

£10.80 per hour
£1,353.42 essential car allowance
20 days annual leave (increasing after 3 and 5 years’ service)
Pension contribution
Access to free occupational health, physiotherapy, counselling and advice services
Travel to work scheme (season ticket loan)
Access to an online shopping platform with discounts from over 3,500 retailers
Please note that the successful applicant will be subject to a full DBS check.

T&C’s apply for £250 Welcome Bonus

Further infomation link: www.unitedresponse-jobs.org.uk

To apply for this job please visit unitedr.octo-firstclass.co.uk.