Specialist Mental Health Support Coordinator x4

England, Essex, Dagenham
£22197 - £24311 per annum
09 Mar 2018
23 Mar 2018
Centra Care and Support Ltd
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

We are looking for a number of Specialist Mental Health Support Coordinators to join our Mental Health Team providing a Recovery focussed model of Floating Support.

You will be supporting adults with both complex and enduring mental health problems in their own homes. The support you provide will be varied being both practical and emotional and be delivered within a recovery focussed model of support. It will include completing needs and risk assessments with the service users, giving advice on income benefits, accessing employment or training needs and liaising with other health professionals to empower the service users to maintain their independence and lead fulfilling lives within their community.

Supporting a caseload of service users, you will be office based with the team while managing your time to visit service users in their own homes and in the community. You should have experience of understanding the support needs of people with Mental Health problems, gained either in the field, classroom or in a life capacity and be committed to the continued development and excellent work of this service.

The ideal candidate will have the following experience:

  • Relevant NVQ level 2 or relevant qualification
  • Substantial experience of delivery support services to people with enduring mental health problems
  • Understanding of issues involved in supporting people in the community with mental health problems
  • Ability to act independently & where & when to seek the support of other agencies
  • A broad understanding of the delivery of recovery based mental health services

You must be able to work shifts between 8am-10pm Monday-Sunday - shifts are based over 7 days.

If this sounds like an opportunity you'd be interested in, we look forward to hearing from you.

Closing Date: Thursday 22 March 2018 at midday

For further details on this vacancy, and to apply, please visit our website http://careers.clarionhg.com/more-vacancies/

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This post is subject to an Enhanced Adult Criminal Record Check Clearance

Clarion Housing Group

Clarion Housing Group comprises the country's largest housing association; a property development company, a charitable foundation and a repairs and maintenance service.

The Group's housing association, Clarion Housing, is committed to providing good customer service to all its residents and to maintaining its homes to a good standard - investing significantly in improving them each year.

Its development target is to build 50,000 new homes over 10 years and the Group will invest £13 billion on meeting and delivering on this target. Two thirds of the programme will be affordable and developed by Clarion Housing, while homes for private sale are delivered and marketed through development company Latimer by Clarion Housing Group. The proceeds from sales are invested in our social purpose.

The charitable foundation, Clarion Futures, will invest £150 million over ten years to deliver one of the largest social investment programmes in the country. Priorities are work and training; money management and young people.

Building homes. Developing futures.

We attract and connect experience and people across every aspect of housing. We plan and build. We attract people, support people and invest in creating the platforms for thriving communities.

We've been doing it for more than a century. We're a powerful force.

Centra provides a range of support services including telecare and home care to around 100,000 customers.

Centra is part of Clarion Housing Group, which also comprises the country's largest housing association, a property development company, a charitable foundation and a repairs and maintenance service.

Clarion Housing Group is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce.

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