• Part Time
  • Salary: £23,583.42 (Includes additional allowances)

Website United Response


Role: Community Support Worker Mental Health

Annual basic salary : £22,230 per annum

Additional allowances : £1353.42 per annum (essential car user allowance)

Location: Shoreham-by-Sea

Hours: 30 hours per week

Work Pattern: Monday to Friday (no bank holidays)

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 at the Horsham Assessment Treatment service 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 Community Support Worker within the Community Mental Health Assessment and Treatment Service you would be responsible for:

Carrying out Support as outlined by the Lead Practioners
Following up on assessments
Signposting individuals to other services
Taking the time to build trust to and develop a rapport with patients.
Maintaining contact and reporting signs of mental health relapses.
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 Community 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 and a NVQ 3 in Health and Social Care or equivalent.

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:

Essential car allowance
Increasing annual leave 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.

[/fusion_text][/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container] Further infomation link: www.unitedresponse-jobs.org.uk

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