Relief Support Worker

About The Role
At saha we are dedicated to providing comprehensive, good quality housing services, support and resettlement.
This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is attracted to working occasional shifts or for short term periods in a mental health support setting.
Covering for absences of Mental Health Support Workers through eg annual leave, vacant posts, training, sickness, etc, you will:

  • Provide 1:1 and group support
  • Support clients with attending appointments
  • Shopping
  • Attending activities
  • Support with medication, where required
  • Liaise with external agencies etc.

    including health professionals
You will also be involved where possible in helping to deliver activities designed to transition clients to independent living.

All to help deliver a holistic mental health support service 

About The Candidate
You will have a working knowledge of the needs and support requirements of people with complex mental health needs or worked in another social care setting.
You will instinctively work in a manner that aligns fully with saha’s delivery values and behaviours, demonstrating energy and passion, along with a positive, can do attitude in your daily contribution to transforming lives.
  • You will be a great communicator, building trusting and professional relationships
  • Be passionate about making a difference and thrive in a fast paced environment
  • Have a high level of resilience
  • Be able to help empower people to develop their skills, strengths and talents
  • Have a good idea of the type of wider community resources and organisations available
  • Be comfortable dealing with difficult or complex situations
  • Are likely to have experience that includes for example:  mental health support, education, training and / or leading activities

  • Ideally you will need to be able to participate in our 24 hour shift rota system and our on call rota


About The Company
A registered social landlord and one of the leading providers of supported housing in the UK, saha is dedicated to transforming lives by providing accommodation and support for some of the most vulnerable members of society - mainly people with complex needs and/or experiencing homelessness.

Our aim is to work with individuals to build on their strengths, creating person centred, individualised strategies and plans that transform lives, support recovery and enable positive behaviour.

In order to succeed, however, we need the right people in place.

Our workforce is one of our greatest assets, but only by recruiting the very best can we continue to deliver comprehensive, good quality housing services, support and resettlement.

services to our residents.

That’s where you come in.

As an equal opportunities’ employer, saha is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We invite and welcome applications to apply for saha opportunities without concern of bias or discrimination
 
 
If you would like to find out more about this role or other similar roles or to have an informal chat, please contact Nikki Vincer, Service Manager, on 07525 813547 or on Nikki.vincer@saha.org.uk.




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