Mental Health Support Worker Required - Poringland, Norfolk- Full & Part-time

£10.00 hourly
  • Sunrise Healthcare Ltd
  • Ditchingham, Bungay, UK
  • Oct 28, 2020
Full/Part time Healthcare Social & Care Work

Job Description

Mental Health Support Workers required in Poringland, Norfolk

£10 per hour + 25p per mile.
We offer Supported Living to adults recovering following a period of  hospital stay. We support people to be as independent  as possible and to be a part of their local community. We have Full time and Part time roles available.

Duties will include:

  • Ensuring residents understand their tenancy agreements and their rights and responsibilities.
  • Supporting residents to deal with tenancy related matters.
  • Supporting residents to manage their rent accounts and liaising with external agencies , advocates, family members and appointees to ensure that rent accounts are in order and providing support to address any deficits.
  • Dealing with nuisance/ASB issues including liaising with advocates, family, social service, police and other stakeholders
  • Maintaining the security of the accommodation, including control access to the premises, escorting contractors and other visitors to the scheme and ensuring that residents visitors are ‘genuine’ and have a legitimate right to be there.
  • Reporting and co-ordinating communal repairs
  • Assessing the suitability of applicants for the accommodation, completing risk assessments, assisting with viewings, tenancy sign-ups, sign posting tenants with information on how to access appropriate tenancy related services.
  • Promoting resident involvement and consultation events by helping to ensure that residents are kept informed and involved in decisions relating to their accommodation.
  • Supporting residents to improve their cooking skills, house keeping skills and personal shopping skills.
  • Escorting residents to community activities of their choice.
  • Supporting residents to access opportunities for paid/voluntary work and or education.
  • Supporting residents to utilise their coping strategies.
  • Providing opportunities for 1:1 chats.

We are seeking Support Workers who are:
Hardworking
Reliable
Willing to learn
Dedicated
Caring
Able to listen and communicate well
Punctual

Join our dedicated team:
Previous experience in supporting people with mental health needs is desirable but not essential, as full induction and training is provided. Own transport would be an advantage.
We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support. All successful candidates will be subject to two suitable references and an enhanced DBS check.

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