Floating Support Worker – BNES Mental Health

St Mungo's
https://www.mungos.org/work-with-us/careers/current-vacancies/
Salary: 
*£21,589 - £25,295 pro rata
Contract Type: 
Temporary/Contract
Hours: 
Full Time
Hours: 
**1 Full Time role (37.5hrs per week) OR, this role could be offered as 2 part time roles (18.75 hours each per week)
Location: 
South West
Contract Details: 
Fixed Term contract for 12 months
Details of Role: 

We are looking for a Floating Support Worker for our Mental Health Floating Support team based in Bath, covering Bath & North East Somerset.

As a Floating Support Worker you will manage a case load of clients in the community, ensuring that each client is provided with person centred support and empowered to make changes in their lives, including linking them in with all necessary external agencies. You will work within clients’ homes and in the community, providing advice and support to clients and ensuring they are able to:

access health care and improve their mental and physical health;

sustain their housing and build a home;

access work, training and other opportunities;

be active in their community;

develop strong support networks within the immediate and wider community.

 

To be successful, you will have a sound understanding of the issues faced by people experiencing mental ill health and the difficulties they experience in accessing services. You will also have experience of helping vulnerable people to identify personal goals and supporting them through a process of change. As this is a new and developing service, an innovative and positive approach to growth and change is essential.

Other requirements include the ability to liaise with various services, external agencies and individuals, in order to achieve effective outcomes. You should either be a car driver or be able to demonstrate how you intend to travel to visit clients.

Closing Date: 
Wednesday, 25 September, 2019 - 10:00
How to Apply: 

In return, we offer a range of benefits including a pension scheme, staff discounts scheme and initiatives to help you maintain a healthy work/life balance. We are also committed to providing our staff with a wide range of learning and development opportunities; in support of their personal and professional development.

If you believe that you have what we are looking for, and have an interest in working for a charity which makes a real difference to the lives of people who are homeless, we encourage you to apply.

Please ensure that you read the comprehensive job description and person specification for the role. When applying please address the person specification, clearly setting out how you meet the requirements for the role. To view job descriptions on our vacancies page, please click on the document available tab.

To find out more and apply please go to the St Mungo’s Careers page.