Support Worker

Withington, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England
GL54 4BA
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust £ 20.33 - 21.777 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 20.33 - 21.777 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
4 Sep 2021
Closes
3 Oct 2021

Job Description

Main duties of the job

The aim of the many interventions you will be delivering with supervision and support from qualified staff are recovery and independence.

The post holder will be a valued member of the CMHT, the role involves working directly with service users and carers, as part of a multidisciplinary team which provides care, treatment and support to people with a functional mental illness in line with the relevant clinical pathways. including service users receiving Assertive Outreach Intervention and Dual Diagnosis interventions.

The successful candidate will provide support, advice and practical assistance to an allocated group of service users under the direction of a qualified member of the staff team, following an agreed and shared care plan.

The role will include the requirement to join the 7 Day working rota

Working for our organisation

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over6,400members of staff, who deliver services from more than160locations.

We provide inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bolton, the city of Manchester, Salford,Trafford and the borough of Wigan, and a wide range of specialist mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, the north west of England and beyond.

Greater Manchester is one of the world's most innovative, original and exciting places to live and work. From the beauty of the surrounding countryside to the heart of the vibrant inner city with great shopping, entertainment and dining options.

Wherever you go you will experience a great northern welcome with people famed for their warmth, humour and generosity.

Our people enjoy their work, have opportunities to learn and develop their skills and are encouraged to generate new ideas that improve care for our service users.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
The post holder will be a key member of the CMHT, working directly with service users under the care of the CMHT, as part of the Multi Disciplinary Team which provides care, treatment and support to people with a functional mental illness.

The post holder will provide support to those service users in line with the clinical pathways within the CMHT - including Assertive Outreach pathway, as outlined within the CMHT operational procedure.

The role also involves short term periods of care to assist service users to develop independent living skills.

Please see full Job description and Person Specification attached to this vacancy.

Person specification

Essential
Essential criteria
  • Education- written and verbal communication - evidenced and proven


Desirable criteria
  • •Qualification - NVQ level 3


Essential and desirable
Essential criteria
  • •Experience of working in Mental Health


Desirable criteria
  • •Experience of working with Assertive Outreach/Dual Diagnosis service users


Essential and Desirable
Essential criteria
  • •Experience of working with adults


Desirable criteria
  • •Experience of assisting individuals in emotional distress


Ref: 651448883

Job Details

Support Worker

Withington, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, Englandd Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust
Pay
£ 20.33 - 21.777 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
4 Sep 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
3 Oct 2021

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