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Case / Support Worker – Mental Health

Entry-level at St Mungo's

Case / Support Worker – Mental Health

Entry-level at St Mungo's

  • LocationWeston-super-Mare, UK
  • Position levelEntry-level
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconApply by 06 Jan, 2019
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 07 Nov, 2018
  • Start date iconStart date:
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  • Competitive£ 21,074.0 per year
Job Description

37.5 hrs per week

At St Mungo’s our vision is that everyone has a place to call home and can fulfil their hopes and ambitions.

Our Men’s Mental Health Crisis House in Central Bristol, is project that supports men with their mental health and other related support needs; in a setting that is staffed 24 hours. The focus of the service is to work collaboratively with clients, supporting them in a safe and supportive environment to develop recovery orientated goals and crisis management plans.

You will be responsible for assisting the clients to develop strong support networks within the immediate and wider community; including statutory and other supports in Bristol. While through a whole team approach, you will work to reduce the likelihood or need for hospital admission; by developing the clients understanding of recovery. You will also be involved in housing management and health and safety tasks.

To succeed, you should have good communication skills, knowledge and understanding of mental health issues and be able to recognise and respond to difficult or challenging situations. In addition to having the ability to promote and encourage client participation and involvement, you should also have the ability to produce accurate reports and record all assessments and action plans.

Please note that the pattern of work is based on shift rota hours, which will include working some evenings, nights and weekends.

We welcome and encourage applications from people with lived experience of mental health issues and/or services.

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Closing date: 10.00am 19 November 2018

Interview date: 3 December 2018

It is a requirement for this post that an enhanced DBS disclosure check, will be undertaken for the successful candidate.

At St Mungo’s, equality, diversity and inclusion are central to the organisation's values and how we work. We are in the top 100 of Stonewall’s Workplace Equality Index 2018, we are also proud to have been awarded BITC 2017 Race Equality Award and we are a Disability Confident Employer. To ensure that our workforce reflects the diversity of our clients as well as the communities that we live and work within, we encourage and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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