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Support Worker - Mental Health

Location
Oxfordshire
Salary
£12.00 Per Hour
Job Type
Part Time
Posted
2 Jan 2022

Venn Group

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Support Worker - Mental Health

An exciting opportunity has arisen within a well-established mental health charity based in Oxfordshire for a Support Worker to help vulnerable adults in a residential recovery service.

Type: Temporary

Length: 4 weeks on-going

Location: Oxfordshire

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Shifts: Shift patterns including weekends

Daily duties:

  • Working with vulnerable adults in a residential service who have a range of needs from moderate to severe mental health issues

  • Supporting service users through their mental health recovery and managing their emotional and practical needs

  • Helping service users to manage their mental health needs including drug and alcohol and challenging behaviour

  • Actively involving service users in developing their support plans to meet their aspirations and needs

  • Work effectively within a team to ensure cover across all areas of the service to maintain a safe environment and to ensure all client needs are met

  • Encouraging and promoting independence by teaching daily living skills such as cooking, cleaning, attending appointments and encouraging social engagement

Essential requirements:

  • An enhanced DBS with the adults' list checked within three years or the willingness to obtain one

  • An enthusiastic attitude and keen interest in supporting vulnerable people with mental health needs

  • Previous experience in a care or support setting with an understanding of mental health

To express your interest in this role forward your updated CV to Jenny Macmillan at or call

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Details

  • Job Reference: 462869690-2
  • Date Posted: 2 January 2022
  • Employer: Venn Group
    Venn Group
  • Location: Oxfordshire
  • Salary: £12.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Mental Health
  • Job Type: Part Time