We are seeking someone who can support people with substantial mental health needs in our supported housing service. You will need to have the ability of self-motivation as majority of the time you will be lone working.
Helm close is a block of six individual flats and is part of a Move to Independence Project. We provide practical and emotional support to tenants for an average 2 year stay, supporting them to access a wide range of community opportunities to become as self-managing as they are able. We also offer time limited outreach support when they have moved on to their independent tenancies.
We work alongside multi-disciplinary mental health teams and local housing providers, and a diverse range of community agencies and services. Our service supports people in their recovery, working with them to maximise their choices and independence in line with our commitment to the personalisation agenda. The ability to engage with people with mental health issues, and to work with them and support them to access a range of everyday community services to support their recovery is essential.
Relevant experience would be beneficial, the ability to engage and work alongside people with mental health conditions to achieve their goals and independence is essential.
It is also essential that applicants should have a valid driving licence and use of a vehicle for the performance of the role. Applicants who do not meet this criterion will not be short-listed for interview.
We can offer you:
- Innovative technology to make day to day tasks more manageable: laptop and mobile phones are provided.
- A wide variety of training and development opportunities,
- regular supervision,
- essential business mileage
- flexible benefits options,
- support of a small, friendly team who are passionate about supporting individual’s recovery
For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job description.
25 hours per week over 4 / 5 days Monday- Friday (hours negotiable)
Salary £24,430 for 36 hours per week (pro-rata for part time)
For an informal discussion about the vacancy please contact Kathy Butt (Practice Lead) on 07968 833183 or Michele Dunbar (Service Manager) on 07773 061935.
Alternatively, by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
We look forward to receiving your application.
The job advert closes at 18th December 2020
Interview dates to be confirmed.
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.
An enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children’s and Adults’ Barred List checks will be required for this role.
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