Mental Health Support Worker – 3 Month Temporary – Birmingham – Competitive hourly rate – DBS Required
Your new company
This charity provide emergency accommodation specifically for refugee women & their children in safe houses situated around the Birmingham area. The support they provide their clients are from working through the referral process, to providing accommodation, emotional support, advice & guidance, work with supporting children and aiding with the moving on process.
Your new role
Your role as a mental health support worker will be to provide specialist support for women with severe mental health issues to work towards their individual goals and outcomes as part of their Support Plan. Provide therapeutic, social, and recreational activities that rebuild women’s confidence and self-esteem, reinforce mental and emotional resilience, reduce isolation and build support networks and ensure you are keeping logs of progression in line with support plans and updating where necessary.
What you’ll need to succeed
At least 2 years’ experience supporting women with complex needs (domestic abuse, alcohol and substance misuse, trafficked, honour-based abuse). This role is designed to give residents access to on-site specialist mental health support, aiming to address the immediate problems of severe mental health issues as well as working towards equipping women at our refuge with the tools and abilities to maintain positive mental health long-term and therefore necessary experience and a track record is important
What you’ll get in return
This role provides a competitive hourly rate which will include annual leave as a PAYE worker. Hays will be responsible for ensuring all compliance for yourself including DBS is kept up to date. This temporary role may also be successful in going permanent if this is something you are interested in based on your time as a temporary worker.
What you need to do now
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