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Mental Health Support Worker Male. Job in Brighton Care Jobs

Location
Brighton, Sussex
Salary
£11.23 to £11.54 Per Hour
Job Type
Full Time
Posted
13 Nov 2022

An exciting opportunity has become available to work within our growing, specialist mental health service in Brighton and Hove as a Support Worker.

Some of the reasons our existing team work for us are:

  • An interest in mental health and/or wanting to gain clinical experience
  • Diversity of the role
  • Wanting job satisfaction and a rewarding career
  • The opportunity to work in the community to enable people to live their best lives and create independence
  • Wanting to work for a people-centred and supportive organisation

Does this resonate with you? Then we would love to hear from you.

Venture-People offer support and housing solutions to individuals with a mental health need, maximising their independence with the right support at the right time. We work with a person-centred and recovery-focused approach, steeped in therapeutic optimism.

We are looking for Support Workers who will make up a growing team within our Brighton and Hove team.

The role of Support Worker is based at our Greenhill House service within central Brighton. Greenhill House offers accommodation with and enhanced level of support to individuals who are experiencing a mental health condition and/or autism spectrum disorder and/or a learning disability.

We recognise that when a person may be experiencing a time of difficulty it is important to offer flexibility, dedication, and compassion. Therefore, these are the traits that we look for in members of our team.

This Support Worker role would suit candidates with experience, or an enthusiasm to develop their skills in the following areas: Mental Health Support Worker, Project Worker, mental health, support, care.

Benefits

Alongside a competitive pay scheme and job satisfaction, you could benefit from:

  • Full induction training, including the Care Certificate
  • Access to professional development including specialist mental health courses and accredited learning, matched to your professional development plan
  • Twenty-eight days annual leave pro-rata
  • Pension scheme with employer contribution
  • Supervision and support with our experienced team
  • The opportunity to work with a multi-disciplinary team and across clinical settings, including in-patient and community teams
Essential Skills

To excel in this Support Worker role, you should have:

  • an enthusiasm and interest in working within the mental health sector with excellent verbal and written communication skills and a willingness to go the extra mile
  • a flexible approach that respects individual differences
  • an ability to work as part of a team as well as independently, using your initiative

"Gender is considered to be a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with paragraph 1 of Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010."

Desirable Skills

It would be desirable for you to have had experience of supporting a person(s) with a mental health condition and within an accommodation-based setting.

Full training will be provided, so if you feel you can embed our values and offer quality support to enable people to achieve their goals, we want to hear from you!

About Company

Venture-People is an award-winning organisation, formed from our shared ambition to provide high-quality and psychologically informed support.

We provide bespoke, community-based support to individuals with a complex need; including a mental health diagnosis, neurodiversity, or may have endured trauma.

The people we support may have spent an extended period in hospital or other setting, therefore we utilise a person-centred approach; empowering individuals to become as independent as possible within their own home.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 781061404-2
  • Date Posted: 13 November 2022
  • Employer: Venture People
    Venture People
  • Location: Brighton, Sussex
  • Salary: £11.23 to £11.54 Per Hour
  • Sector: Mental Health, Other
  • Job Type: Full Time