Mental Health Support Worker

Lewisham, London

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TWHS1102_1613041168
  • Job Type: Temporary
  • Date Posted: 2021-02-11
  • Location: Lewisham, London
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2021-04-12
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

Tradewind Recruitment are currently recruiting for Mental Health Support Workers to support vulnerable young people in Lewisham.

The role is to work in a 24-hour semi-independent project for young women (gender inclusive) with complex emotional needs and challenging behaviours aged 16 to 21.

The cient started with a clear vision, which was to support young women to become emotionally resilient to live independently, build new healthier relationships, and create opportunities to study and work.

They gave created a secure base to integrate young women from in-patient hospital settings and high dependency units that are underpinned by clear consistent boundaries, transparency and respect, which empowers our young women in a non-judgemental way.

Professionalism, standards, integrity, fairness and empathy are at the heart of what the do.

Skills and experience:

  • You must have empathy and the ability to be emotionally open and engaging while holding firm boundaries
  • You must be skilled and experienced in helping the young people to develop alternative ways of dealing with anger, self-harm and other behavioural issues
  • Ability to work with hard to reach young people
  • Ability to mentor and coach young people on personal care and to develop relevant life skills
  • Work as part of a team to ensure the safety and well-being of young people and staff
  • Carry out a range of administrative duties to ensure the smooth running of the project
  • Undertake housekeeping and cleaning duties in order to maintain a clean and safe environment
  • Enhanced DBS
  • NVQ Level 3

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