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Mental Health & Wellbeing Worker

Healthcare 醫療衛生

Healthcare Analytics


GCSE/Scottish Standard Grades A-Level PhD 博士 Postgraduate or above 碩士或以上 Intermediate apprenticeship 學徒

PSW 華語工作 Contract 合同制 Full-Time 全職 Internship 實習 Part-Time 兼職


Ferniegair, South Lanarkshire, United Kingdom

Mental Health & Wellbeing Worker | Locality Based Across Full of Lanarkshire | Full Time 37.5 or part-time posts available| £21,450 (pro rata for part-time) Training providedContributory Pension up to 6% Travel Allowance'Gold accredited IIP Our client is a charitable company who have been delivering community-based mental health services in the Lanarkshire area since 1983. An opportunity has arisen to work in an innovative new service working with Primary Care Mental Health nurses and G.P. practices across Lanarkshire. Our client is looking to recruit Mental Health & Wellbeing Workers to deliver person-centred individual support to people in contact with Primary Care Mental Health Nurses or G.P. practice teams who may be experiencing stressful social circumstances that are having a negative impact on their mental health and wellbeing. You will support people to help them identify and achieve personal outcomes and priorities that they would like to address and link them to local and national resources and services as required. Are you the right person for the job? Previous experience of working with people in demanding situations would be desirable An understanding of mental health issues Good communication skills Builds rapport easily Able to work independently in a proactive manner Able to sustain contact with individuals to encourage and motivate them Confident in working closely with clinical staff, G.P.’s, practice staff and community agencies Able to maintain accurate records Basic IT skills, working knowledge of office 365 desirable A full driving license and access to a vehicle for work purposes What will your role as a Mental Health & Wellbeing Worker look like? To develop an initial rapport with people using structured conversations to enable and empower them to identify their priorities and goals Following initial discussion identify a range of options that could assist the person to improve their mental health and wellbeing Prepare and facilitate follow-up appointments to support people to take an active role in the management of their mental health and wellbeing Following the first meeting agree with people’s initial actions to be taken and follow these through in line with the agreement throughout the duration of support To assist people to be more aware of paper-based and online self-management tools Active delivery of individual and group-based psychoeducational courses, including Living Life to the Full interventions To assist people to be more aware of and encourage them to use community-based resources and pursue their interests and aspirations To signpost and/or directly assist people to obtain advice and information on issues of concern/interest to them To signpost and/or directly assist people to access services provided by relevant statutory or community-based organisations Participate in local community activities that promote positive mental health awareness and assistance to challenge stigma and discrimination To maintain positive working relationships with other team members, including primary care mental health nurses, psychologists, G.P’S admin staff and relevant others To work flexibly to meet the needs of people’s required support, including evening and weekend work when necessary. To complete standard paperwork/online forms following initial contact and follow-up appointments At end of each shift ensure all relevant paperwork and online communications are completed, as well as ensuring confidential materials are securely stored To keep accurate and up-to-date written records of work in keeping with policies and procedures To gather record and collate data, including case studies/patient stories in a prescribed format for monitoring and evaluation purposes Our client encourages applications from people who have personal experience of mental health difficulties. Closing date: 14th October 2022 This post is subject to a PVG (Protection of Vulnerable Groups) check and also reference checks. Our client is an Equal Opportunities Employer. What’s next? It’s easy Click “APPLY” now We can’t wait to hear from you Talent Finder is an advertising agency. Once you have submitted your application it will be passed to the third-party Recruiter who is responsible for processing your application. This will include holding and sharing your personal data, our legal basis for this is legitimate interest subject to your declared interest in a job. Our privacy policy can be found on our website and we can be contacted to confirm to whom your application has been forwarded to.