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Support Worker (Millenium House)

£18798 - £19305 per annum
35 - 37.5 / per day - Full-Time

Are you somebody looking for an exciting new opportunity? We are recruiting for a Mental Health support worker to be based at Millennium House in Poole for the charitable organisation, Bournemouth Churches Housing Association. The ideal candidates we are looking for are to be enthusiastic and committed to deliver the highest mental health support at all times. Applicants should demonstrate excellent communication skills, empathy, lead by example and work with our service users to develop their person centred support plans in order to return to independent living.

So, what will is your role and who will you be working with? Our valued customers require tailored mental health support.  They work alongside support CMHT agencies to develop an understanding of their mental health diagnosis and we provide with daily living skill, and mental health resilience support to promote personal independence. We work with a broad demographic of diagnosis’s, and our support workers provide weekly key-working sessions; professional and holistic guidance and support including daily signposting to supporting agencies.  This role is extremely rewarding and you will have the opportunity see the improvements that are being made by these people with YOUR help and skill reinforcement. This is an opportunity to make positive and sustainable differences with customers who have can be challenging when learning new behaviours. Our ideal candidate will contribute to our team of support workers to see the everyday progress, ups and downs and positive change to the customers lives. You will be able to work as an individual using your initiative and as a team when reflecting to improve quality. This is an opportunity to bring in your own set of personal skills and life experiences to improve the lives of those who need YOUR wisdom and positive attitude.

You will be required to contribute to the high quality of service in accordance with our policies, procedures, vision and strategic objectives whilst upholding the BCHA values. Expectations are you be initiating meaningful engagement with the client group to ensure they are working towards their personal goals and growth. It is essential you work as part of a team to deliver the highest quality of support whilst reducing any risk to the customers you support and colleagues you work alongside. No two days are the same, every day brings new challenges and rewards, in equal measure.  You will need to have a proactive approach and develop key working sessions and group workshops, which are fun and have practical applications for the future. We embrace our organisational values and encourage our team using their initiative to develop creative solutions in response to the needs of the customers and you will be required to manage emergencies appropriately with the support of your colleagues and on-call manager.

Have you got the passion of helping others? Do you want to help people return to independent living? Are you interested in working with a diverse range of people? Do you enjoy a challenge and working in an environment where no two days are the same? We believe in personal integrity, the importance of every individual, outstanding service to people and the importance of working together.  

DBS checks are required for roles where you will be working with or have lone contact with Vulnerable Adults.

BCHA is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. BCHA provides incredible opportunities for professional and personal growth and you can be a part of some of the outstanding work the company and the customers provide.

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