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Mental Health Support Worker

Location: Leeds
Salary: £18,099 per annum
Hours: 30 hours per week

We are seeking a Mental Health Support Worker to join Leeds Hearing and Sight Loss Service to deliver a service on behalf of Live Well Leeds project.

You will have an understanding and commitment to support people living with mental health to live independently and keep well. Part of this role will involve assessments focusing on outcomes and recovery, building resilience and providing people who use the service with the skills and tools they need to self manage by delivering high-quality support and interventions.

The successful candidate will have experience in working with individuals living with mental health and sensory impairment.

They will have a good understanding of relevant legislations, possessing good assessment and case management skills. High level of communication and IT skills are essential including British Sign Language (Level 3) as well as the ability to work autonomously and as part of a team. Flexibility is a must as the post holder will be required to work evenings and weekends on a regular basis. This is an office based post in Central Leeds but you will be able to travel throughout the Leeds area.

In return we offer a minimum of 24 days annual leave (pro-rata for part-time staff) rising with years of service plus Bank Holidays, Health Cash Plan,Employee Assistance Program,regular supervisions, training and development opportunities and an amazing culture to work in.

This service is part of a wide and open access partnership.

Closing date: Monday, 8th April 2019

Shortlisting date: Tuesday,9th April 2019
Interview date: to be confirmed

For an application pack, please download a copy from this website or contact jobs@bid.org.uk.

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