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Mental Health Project Worker

Job Details
  • 5368
  • North Wales Housing
  • Working across the Conwy County area
  • Permanent, Full Time
  • Salary of £21,205 + attractive package

Project Worker (Mental Health Scheme and Dispersed / Floating Support) x 2

This is a wonderful opportunity for you to join our progressive organisation with an inclusive culture. You’ll benefit from our full support to fulfil your personal development, with an opportunity to gain a qualification in health and social care and/or mental health and plenty of potential for career progression.

Our Organisation

North Wales Housing is a successful social enterprise providing homes and delivering services to over 2,700 households across North Wales. Development is core to our future visions, and we’ve committed to over 200 quality new homes by 2023.

Although the organisation is rapidly growing, our vision and values have always been about more than just bricks and mortar. We’re a regional market leader in providing housing and services to vulnerable people, and our tenants are at the heart of everything we do.

Our team of around 170 individuals mean a lot to us, too. We’re proud to say that we’re Gold Standard Investors in People, testament to our desire to care for our colleagues. Our People Strategy focuses on creating an environment where our people are proud to work at a place they want to be, supported to achieve their potential, give their best, and feel valued for their contribution.

The Role – Project Worker (Mental Health Scheme and Dispersed / Floating Support)

Working across our Schemes in the Conwy County area, you’ll be responsible for providing an effective and efficient housing management and support service, supporting service users with improving their mental health and housing situation, drawing up and regularly reviewing individual support plans, and ensuring progress towards positive outcomes. Your duties will include:

  • Supporting service users with their mental health and wellbeing, through encouraging healthy activities and lifestyles, and signposting to services
  • Managing referrals to the scheme, contacting and interviewing applicants / agencies, arranging panel meetings, and updating colleagues within the scheme of new referrals
  • Drawing up and regularly reviewing individual risk assessments
  • Assisting service users with plans to move on to more permanent accommodation
  • Maintaining accurate service user records and files
  • Organising and managing a range of engaging activities to promote social inclusion
  • Playing a hands-on role in responding to incidents, completing room checks and ensuring properties are maintained

The Package

  • Salary of £21,205
  • Permanent contract, working 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm (some flexibility with start and finish times)
  • Minimum of 23 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Benefits platform with savings on groceries, high-street shopping, new tech, holidays etc.
  • Further studies support and career development opportunities
  • Employee health assistance scheme
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Generous contributory pension scheme

You will also have an opportunity to gain a qualification in health and social care and/or mental health whilst undertaking this role.

Our Requirements – Project Worker (Mental Health Scheme and Dispersed / Floating Support)

  • Interest in and a commitment to supporting people with their housing needs and life skills in a person-centred, trauma informed way, with a willingness to learn
  • An ability to be courteous and be able to pronounce place names accurately in Welsh
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • A valid UK driving licence and vehicle available for work purposes

At North Wales Housing we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of service users. You must be willing for an enhanced DBS disclosure to be undertaken by our organisation.

Closing date: 29 May 2022

Interview date: 8 June 2022

By clicking apply on this site, you will automatically be redirected to the North Wales Housing website.

All applications for this Project Worker (Mental Health Scheme and Dispersed / Floating Support) role are to be submitted online, and strictly no agency calls or agency CV submissions.

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