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Young Adult&;s Mental Health Support Worker. Job in London FOX8 Jobs

£12.00 to £12.50 Per Hour
Job Type
2 Sep 2022
In this position, you will be required to: - Hold a caseload young people and conduct regular key working sessions resulting in agreed Support Plans - Complete comprehensive risk and needs assessments - Work with colleagues to interview and comprehensively assess referrals to the project to ensure the criteria are met and suitable young people are accepted. - Work with young people to identify activities that they would like to take part in, to prepare them for independence and move through. - Support young people that are ready to move into work, education or training by assisting them to access suitable courses or placements. - Work with mediation or other social workers to enable young people to move back home if appropriate - Work with young people to maximise benefit entitlements and secure project income through the collection of rents and service charges and the minimisation of arrears and void loss. To apply for this role, you must have: - Experience of working with at-risk young adults in a residential setting and ability to demonstrate through practice how 'Every Child Matters' relates to the young people living in our accommodation. - Experience and knowledge of applying effective ways of working with young people, in particular; YP's with mental health and attachment needs including emerging personality disorder and/or significant self harm. - Experience of working in a recovery focused way and a good understanding of the principles and how they can be related to risk and needs assessment, planning, goal-setting and reviewing with young people - Experience of working with young people to develop life skills and support their involvement in meaningful activities. - Knowledge of welfare benefits for under 21's, rents and service charges. Please note this role will involve lone-working. If you're available for immidate start, have a valid Enhanced DBS and can provide 3 years referencing, APPLY NOW
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  • Job Reference: 702848482-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Corus Consultancy
    Corus Consultancy
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £12.00 to £12.50 Per Hour
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Temporary