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Support Assistant (Psychology Graduate)

Employer
Hays Building
Location
London
Salary
£11.00 - £12.00 per hour
Closing date
27 Jan 2023

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Job position
Assistant
Contract Type
Temporary / Contract
Hours
Full Time
Job Function
Academic
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Support Assistant (Mental Health) - Temporary Position, London

Your new company
You will be working for a leading provider of housing, care and support services based in London.

Your new role
As a Mental Health Support Assistant your main responsibility will be to assist senior workers in providing practical and emotional support to vulnerable residents, whilst preparing regular Risk Assessments and working to existing Support Plans. You will help your clients to sustain their tenancies and involve them in the community, monitor their well being and refer onto more specialist staff where required. The role will require signposting to specialist agencies and offering assistance with budgeting and housing legislation.

Full time role, initially a temporary role, after 3 months it will turn permanent.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS A RESIDENTIAL ROLE AND AS SUCH WILL ENTAIL WORKING TO A 7 DAY PER WEEK ROTA.

What you'll need to succeed
You will need previous experience working within the Support Housing sector and understand the issues affecting those suffering from or Mental Illness, ideally within a residential environment. You will also need to be confident when dealing with individuals with challenging behaviour and proficient at using Microsoft packages, with excellent team work skills, demonstrating both collaboration and respect with peers and customers.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Company

Company Profile

Hays Construction and Property consultants have unparalleled recruiting expertise and an in-depth knowledge of the UK jobs market.

We are fully committed to finding job seekers the right job for the right reason. We place building specialists into every kind of position, including building, construction, architectural, project management, surveying and engineering jobs.

Our expert consultants offer a personalised recruitment service and will give you careers advice to ensure that you achieve your work ambitions.

Visit hays.co.uk for more information.

 

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