Overview

About The Role

Excellent opportunity for Mental Health Support Workers to help provide holistic recovery-focused support to clients with mental health across the Exeter and East Devon Mental Health Service.

Up to 37.50 hours per week (part time considered)

In return for helping to transform lives, we’ll give you access to some great benefits. These include:

£100 when you start work, plus £250 at 6 months’ service and another £250 at 12 months’ service

26 days annual leave rising to 31 days

An extra day off on your birthday

A High Street discount scheme (great savings both on and off-line)

Pension with life assurance

Discounted private medical insurance

Loans available for financial emergencies

Occupational Sick Pay

A full Induction package and training relevant to the role

Long service awards from 2.5 years

Support to learn and develop your career

At Saha we are dedicated to providing comprehensive, good quality housing services, support and resettlement. The Mental Health Support Worker will be engaging creatively with a caseload of clients based on their identified support needs to identify and develop the skills and resources to transform their lives and enable independent living.

This will involve providing high quality support for vulnerable clients through 1:1 and group sessions and working closely with external partner agencies. The Mental Health Support Worker will be able to:

Support and accompany clients to attend essential appointments eg related to health, debts or housing, etc

Support and advise clients to access information on housing, health, welfare, benefits and other resources.

Support with medication, where required

Actively engage residents in developing the service

Help assess potential new clients

Liaise with external agencies etc. including Health Professionals

Help manage any incidents or challenging behaviour

Develop person-centred Support Plans and Risk Management Plans and keep accurate records

About You

You will have a working knowledge of the needs and support requirements of people with complex mental health needs or worked in another social care setting.

You will instinctively work in a manner that aligns fully with Saha’s delivery values and behaviours, demonstrating energy and passion, along with a positive, can do attitude in your daily contribution to transforming lives.

You will be a great communicator, building trusting and professional relationships

Be passionate about making a difference and thrive in a fast paced environment

Have a high level of resilience

Empower people to develop their skills, strengths and talents.

Have a good idea of the type of wider community resources and organisations available

Be comfortable dealing with difficult or complex situations.

Are likely to have experience that includes for example: mental health support , education, training and / or leading activities

You will need to be able to participate in our on call rota

About Us

A registered social landlord and one of the leading providers of supported housing in the UK, Saha is dedicated to transforming lives by providing accommodation and support for some of the most vulnerable members of society – mainly people with complex needs and/or experiencing homelessness.

Our aim is to work with individuals to build on their strengths, creating person centred, individualised strategies and plans that transform lives, support recovery and enable positive behaviour. In order to succeed, however, we need the right people in place. Our workforce is one of our greatest assets, but only by recruiting the very best can we continue to deliver comprehensive, good quality housing services, support and resettlement. services to our residents. That’s where you come in.

As an equal opportunities’ employer, Saha is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership. We invite and welcome applications to apply for Saha opportunities without concern of bias or discrimination

If you would like to find out more about these roles or have an informal chat, please contact Nikki Vincer, Service Manager, on 07525 813547 or email Nikki.vincer@saha.org.uk.

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