Mental Health Support Worker

£18,090 - £19,860 yearly
  • Rethink Mental Illness
  • Sheffield Crisis Home
  • Jan 20, 2023
Full time Care and Nursing Home

Job Description

Our Sheffield Crisis House service is a 6 bedded CQC registered care home. We offer short term stays of up to 7 days to individuals experiencing a crisis in their own home that is not so severe that they require hospitalisation. We also work with individuals who are stepping down from hospital wards but aren’t yet ready to go back to their own home. We have an dedicated team of Support Workers and a registered manager who work maximise independence for the people who use our service.  

How you will make a difference 

  • Self-management and the development of key skills to encourage continued health and wellbeing on discharge from the service and prevent future crises and admissions  

  • Maintain extensive knowledge of and links with community resources including signposting to specialist services.   

  • Priorities the individuals need, working to the recovery model to support them to work towards their identified goals  

  • Working with other mental health professionals and the family/friends of the person   

 

More information can be found in the job description attached to our direct advert. 

  

What we are looking for 

We are looking for an individual who: 

  • Excellent communication skills  

  • Able to work well within a team   

  • Ability to use initiative