Living Well Support Worker & Sessional Workers
Living Well Support Worker & Sessional Workers for Chichester Area
Salary: £8-25 ph
Coastal West Sussex Mind is a local mental health charity committed to promoting good mental health and wellbeing in local communities, and supporting the recovery and independence of individuals.
We are looking for a Support Worker for our Living Well Service, which is for older people with mental health problems, including dementia.
Within this service, the role of the Living Well Support Worker is to encourage and stimulate service users, promoting successes, and contributing to the achievement of goals outlined in personal support plans. Also, to support the safe and effective running of services by attending to the comfort, safety and wellbeing of individuals using them.
1 position – 17 hours per week working on Thursdays (5 hours) Fridays (5 hours) and Saturdays (7 hours) at our dementia services.
Sessional (Bank) Living Well Support Worker positions available for people who can work flexibly on weekdays and Saturdays at our various dementia and functional mental health services.
Successful applicants will need to have:
Knowledge and proven skills of working with the public in a customer service setting, ideally with vulnerable or older people, and/or people with mental health needs, including dementia.
Good literacy, IT and verbal communication skills.
Knowledge and proven skills of working with groups, and evidence of previous training or learning (formal or informal) which relates to supporting adults who have health and social care needs is desirable.
This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
The closing date for applications is Friday 11 November 20106
Interviews: week commencing 21 November 2016
For an informal discussion about these roles please contact: Rayner Waszkiewicz, Team Manager Chichester Living Well Service, on 07495 077298.
An application pack is available from website: www.coastalwestsussexmind.org or by calling 01903 277000. Please indicate clearly on your application form which position you are applying for.
Please email completed applications to:
Registered Charity Number: 1155918