Job Title: Support Worker Ref: SWLWN-0119 Salary: Grade B £24,618- £25,947 inc 6.5% non contributory pension Hours: 37.5 per week Location: Lambeth […]
Job Title: Support Worker
Salary: Grade B £24,618- £25,947 inc 6.5% non contributory pension
Hours: 37.5 per week
Number of posts: 2
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: Midnight 20th January 2019
Interview Date: TBC
At Thames Reach we are committed to helping homeless and vulnerable people to live in decent homes, build supportive relationships and lead fulfilling lives. Our vision is to end street homelessness and our aim is to achieve the highest standards and effectiveness in service delivery to vulnerable people.
This is an exciting opportunity to join the Lambeth Living Well Network (LWN) Hub, a service which is part of the innovative reshaping of mental health services in Lambeth.
The LWN Hub is the front door to mental health support in Lambeth, it is a busy, fast paced environment offering brief interventions delivered by a multi-disciplinary team consisting of support workers, community psychiatric nurses, social workers, occupational therapists, peer mentors and a psychiatrist.
In this role you will manage a caseload of people with mental health needs, focusing on resolving practical issues and improving their wellbeing and social integration.
To join us you will need:
-Knowledge of the needs and hopes of vulnerable people – particularly those with mental health issues and complex needs.
-An understanding of the issues facing vulnerable people and the services they require to address these.
-An ability to work quickly and build relationships in a short period of time.
-Ability to work in partnership with external agencies and health & social care professionals.
– A good understanding of social support needs including the difficulties of social exclusion and housing issues.
The team works across Lambeth and is currently based in offices in Brixton, you will be expected to travel across the borough in order to meet the needs of our clients.Please contact Mark Young on Mark.Young@thamesreach.org.uk for further information regarding the post
Thames Reach is committed to achieving a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We value, respect, and celebrate diversity. We welcome and encourage applicants from all sections of the community regardless of their history of homelessness, sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, or religious belief.
Please download the application pack and return to firstname.lastname@example.org