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Mental Health Communtiy Support Worker

Location: LEEDS, WEST YORKSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 9.30-9.80 GBP (UK Pounds) Per hour, inc Benefits
Sector: Community Care Services and Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 11 months ago Reference: X3-351268

Mental Health Support Worker – LS10 area of Leeds

Pay rate: £9.30 to £9.80 per hour

We are looking for a caring, friendly and conscientious mental health support worker to work with a customer who has bi-polar. The female customer has requested that their support worker be female. The shifts are two 3 hours shifts a week to arrange directly with the lady. Though the hours are flexible you would need to make sure you are meeting the needs led outcomes of the lady.

The care provided to the lady is from her own accommodation, within a supported living complex, so you will need to be able to communicate well with other professionals on a daily basis.  The initial support is to help this lady settle into her new home and to support her to set up such things as a bank account, direct debits etc. Then the support would be to look at activities and groups she may attend with your support as well as on her own.

The right person would need to have the following skills

- Patience

- Emotional support

- Experience with mental health desirable

- Working with other professionals

 Reed benefits:

• Dedicated expert consultant

• Reed Training

• Regular Supervision

• Office hours 8am-6pm to provide support/advice (open 24/7 via on call)

• A smooth and speedy registration process (currently over the telephone etc)

• Online timesheets

• Weekly pay

• Referral/recommendation bonus! *

If you feel you have the right skills and experience, please get in touch.

Due to the current issues around the Covid-19 virus, we have relaxed our recruitment criteria slightly. You will still need a DBS check but these can currently be done free of charge if you do not have an up-to-date one. We would need you to provide two references and complete some online training.

Contact me today to apply!

Please contact Vicky Palmer on 0113 394 2940 or via email:

  *Terms and conditions apply

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