Support Officer Mental Health

Recruiter
Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Location
Little London
Salary
Up to £10,000
Posted
09 Jan 2021
Closes
14 Jan 2021
Ref
1919740448
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Support Officer (Mental Health) - £12 per hour - London

Job title: Support Officer (Mental Health)
Location: Roehampton, London
Contract: Full time, Temporary with opportunity to become permanent

Payrate: £12 per hour
Rota basis: 8am-4pm / 10am-6pm / 1pm - 9pm / approximately one sleep in per week
Start date: As soon as possible

Your new role
11 units scheme where you will be supporting adults with Mental Health conditions and/or at risk of homelessness, substance misuse, criminal backgrounds, etc. You will provide practical and emotional support to vulnerable people to help them sustain their homes and to live in the community, monitoring their wellbeing and referring onto more specialist staff if necessary. Your role will consist on:
* Creating an environment that promotes opportunities for customers to develop, learn and enable skills towards independence.
* Using SMART goal planning to provide needs led holistic support
* Providing emotional support, goal setting and group working.
* Administering medication & ensure appropriate records are maintained.
* Signposting to specialist agencies, social services and/or public health
* Offering assistance with budgeting and benefits
* Monitoring Health and Safety elements of the supported housing accommodation
* Updating Risk Management Plans and raising safeguarding concerns as appropriate

How you will be successful on this role
* You will have experience working with Mental Health conditions and/or at risk of homelessness, substance misuse, criminal backgrounds, etc.
* You will have experience liaising with relevant agencies or entities to support and protect vulnerable people like the above
* You will have experience updating Risk Management Plans, Support Plans and raising safeguarding concerns as appropriate
* You will hold an NVQ 2 level or above in a field relevant to this post

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