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Application Deadline
31 May 2024

Contract type
12 month, fixed term contract

16 hours per week, part-time

£23,201.08 per year, pro rata

Main working location

Rochdale and District Mind – prevention and wellbeing worker

The Home From Hospital prevention and wellbeing worker will work alongside the Delayed Transfer of Care coordinator, supporting patients who have been discharged and require further initial support in the community.

What you'll do

In this role you'll:

  • Receive referrals
  • Offer support to patients who have been discharged from acute psychiatric hospital in patient settings
  • Support patients with both practical issues and wellbeing support
  • Proactively support patients in the community to stay well and identify appropriate services to meet their needs
  • Achieve positive outcomes by supporting personal development, building goals and aspirations and where appropriate moving onto mainstream service/activities
  • Liaise with Rochdale and District Mind's listening lounge service in order to support service users who would benefit from a higher level of support

About you

We're looking for someone with:

  • Experience of giving support to people with severe mental illness in a hospital or care/community setting
  • Experience across one-to-one work, group work, working in the community, home visiting and lone working with minimal supervision
  • A good understanding of empowerment and self-advocacy, coupled with knowledge of the Mental Health Act 1983 and the Mental Capacity Act 2005
  • Experience of working with a range of individuals, including those experiencing deprivation, substance misuse, the criminal justice system, or communication barriers
  • Experience of risk assessment and a commitment to maintaining a safe working environment

How to apply

For more information about the role, and the benefits of working for us, click apply now at the top of this page. This will take you through to the Rochdale and District Mind website.

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