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Date Added: Sun 30/05/2021

Mental Health Recovery Worker

Somerset, UK
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Job Type: Temporary

Salary: £10 - £10.5 / hourly


Interim Housing & Support Recruitment Solutions

Mental Health Recovery and Wellbeing Worker

Immediately Required via Venn Group

Venn Group Housing and Support Recruitment Team are currently recruiting for a temporary to permanent mental health recovery and wellbeing worker, a fantastic opportunity to work with a prestigious Support and Housing provider in Somerset.

Location: Somerset

Contract Type: Temporary to permanent

Hours: 37 hours Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm  

Hourly Rate: £10.00 - £11.00 PAYE

Vacancy no: 7060100

Day to day responsibilities include:

  • Working with a caseload of adults with various mental health conditions and working with families who are at potential risk of harm
  • Ensure that vulnerable people/children are safeguarded and work closely with social services
  • Using psycho-social approach to deliver 1-1 and group interventions and support to aid clients to gain recovery and live independently
  • Provide advice and support to those with complex needs such as mental health, drug and alcohol misuse and domestic violence
  • Provide outreach services including home visits
  • Work with vulnerable families/parents to implement and develop personal action plans
  • Support clients to live a full life by enabling access to specialist mental health services, housing support, debt and employment advice
  • Aid clients with general housing related support and enable them to access the correct housing benefits or Universal Credit
  • Attend and actively participate in care planning and review meetings and attend child protection conferences/other case conferences or Family Courts

Essential skills and qualifications:

  • A current valid DBS
  • Strong knowledge in providing housing related support
  • Experience in delivering interventions for people with complex needs
  • Demonstrable experience of supporting those with mental health conditions and addiction
  • Driver with access to their own car

To apply for this role or to find out about other Housing jobs, please Branwen Johns or Emily Rex from the Bristol Housing recruitment team on 01179 308 760 or #removed#

Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.

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