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Not all jobs give you the satisfaction of seeing someone you work with achieve their true potential. Social Care is a rewarding career and St Anne’s is a leading provider of care and support services in Yorkshire and the North East, with a reputation for high quality, person-centred services and a rating of ‘Good’ across 95% of our registered services in recent CQC inspections. We need committed and motivated people to join our Leeds Mental Health Service who are willing to go that extra mile to help others get the most out of life.

Mental Health Support Workers                                                                                                                                      

Various hours available

£9.50 – £9.65 per hour

(Shifts to be worked over 7 days, including earlies, lates, sleep-ins and lone working)                                                             

Leeds

We are seeking to recruit committed and motivated Support Workers to join our Leeds Mental Health Service. The service is in the Beeston area in a 15 bedded supported living service. The service provide support for adults with severe and enduring mental health issues.

This role requires you to be dedicated and committed, have a good grasp of mental health issues, an understanding, patient, caring and compassionate manner with the ability to manage and prioritise your workload to fulfil service and contractual obligations. This role involves some sleep over duties, meaning you will sleep over in the service and are there to provide emergency cover when required. You will also need to be motivated to work alone as well as part of a team.

You will be a keyworker to a small caseload of clients which involves developing a support plan with each client, including identifying and managing risks with regular reviews. Staff are expected to follow these support plans to enable clients with their daily needs such as attending health appointments, accessing community services, preparing food, and observing medication taken. The role will also include some administrative tasks and undertaking basic housekeeping.

For an informal discussion of this position please contact Carolyn Barnes on 07976450172 during normal office hours.

At St. Anne’s, we want to reward our employees for the hard work they do so we have a great benefits package including:

  • Competitive rate of pay
  • 24 Hour Employee Assistance Programme – including free counselling sessions and support
  • Refer A Friend recruitment initiative
  • Cycle To Work scheme
  • Rising annual leave after each year of service to a maximum of 33 days (including statutory holidays)
  • Comprehensive Personal Development Plan with continuous opportunities for career development including management and leadership training
  • Flexible working opportunities where practical upon satisfactory completion of probationary period
  • Group Personal Pension Scheme
  • Discounted personal mobile phone plan
  • Discounted income protection scheme
  • Free car parking at most services
  • Free life assurance cover

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, or to find out more, please visit www.st-annes.org.uk to complete your application. Alternatively, please email your CV to and include the reference ‘MH/322’ in the email subject

St. Anne’s is actively working to promote diversity, equality and inclusion. We want people from underrepresented groups such as disabled, Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME), Lesbian, Gay, Bi and Trans (LGBT+) communities to succeed at St Anne’s and our policies and procedures ensure that this can happen. Read more about our approach to diversity and inclusion here

St Anne's is a Disability Confident employer. We are actively working to recruit and retain people with disabilities and long term health conditions in to our work force. If you are an applicant who has a disability, you will be offered an interview if you meet the essential criteria for the job.

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