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Social Inclusion Project Worker - Wandsworth/Tooting, London - EXPIRED

Job Title Social Inclusion Project Worker - Wandsworth/Tooting, London - EXPIRED
Contract Type Permanent
Location London
Salary £23,513 - 26,176 per year
Job Published 14 Dec 2016
REF J58728PG
Contact Name Social Care Team
Contact Email healthsocialcare@tpp.co.uk

Job Description - EXPIRED

Social Inclusion Project Worker

Wandsworth/Tooting, London

£23,513 - £26,176 per annum

37.5 hours per week

Benefits: 27 holidays annual leave, flexi-time and childcare voucher schemes, training and development opportunities, enhanced maternity and paternity pay, stakeholder pension.

Closing Date: 17th January 2017

Interviewing: 6th February 2017

Are you passionate about helping people with mental health? Are you looking to progress and work for a leading mental health charity?

TPP's client a leading Mental Health charity is seeking a Social Inclusion Project Worker to join their active team at their wellbeing hub in Wandsworth, soon to be moving to Tooting, South London.

About the Charity:

Our client is a highly reputable Mental Health charity who promotes and campaigns for the right of people with mental health issues.  The Wandsworth service provides advice and guidance to adults with severe mental health issues who are seeking support in their recovery.

The Role:

Reporting to the Resource Centre Manager, your role as Social Inclusion Project Worker will be to work with service users with severe mental health problems and to provide them with flexible and responsive support based on their individual needs and aspirations. You will identify goals and ways for them to achieve them and evidence on the VIEWS database. As part of the group and outreach programme you will facilitate group working and report on outcomes and achievements regularly, using measures such as the Mental Health Warwick Edinburgh Wellbeing Scale. You will also work with service users to facilitate access to appropriate services to progress their growth and recovery, and supervise activities. In addition, you will be involved in the recruitment and supervision of volunteers, and to provide inductions where necessary.

About you:

To be considered for this rewarding and fulfilling opportunity you will be qualified to degree level or equivalent in Mental Health, social care, or a related field. You will have experience of working within a mental health setting and experience in providing advice, guidance and training to others. You will be confident in successfully managing caseloads of around 20, and managing confidential issues. You will have excellent communication skills, and experience of liaising with Care Coordinators, referrers, community-based organisations. have a good knowledge and understanding of personal budgets and community mental health teams. Experience of working with people with severe and enduring mental health problems and a good understanding of community mental health teams are key to this role, as are knowledge and understanding of personal budgets.

How do I apply?

If you are interested in this position or know someone that is, please send across an updated CV. For a confidential chat please don’t hesitate to call me on (020) 7 198 6070, or you may email directly phil.garcia@tpp.co.uk and I will be in touch.

If you are shortlisted, we will send you an application form to complete.

Closing Date: 17th January 2017

Interviewing: 6th February 2017

We value diversity at TPP and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Ref: EXPIRED - J58728PG | Published: 14th Dec 2016