The Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the MH Outreach team to provide targeted support to an allocated group of mental health service users, promoting recovery and reablement within their community environment.  You will work alongside health partners to help reduce hospital admissions and DTOC (Delayed transfer of care). And assist in the delivery of a range of arts and wellbeing activities and group therapies via the Creative  Remedies programme.

You will be part of a small team of staff who will work alongside Merseycare health improvement professionals in assisting individuals to access their annual health checks.

About you

  • We are looking for highly motivated flexible person with experience of providing community based mental health support

  • You will need to have excellent communication, organisation and people skills.

  • You will be confident and able to work independently, sometimes under pressure to meet targeted outcomes.

  • A proven track record in working in community services is essential and experience of working with people with complex or chaotic lifestyles would be desirable.

Key information

An induction period will be undertaken and due to the nature of the role  you will be expected to participate in occasional evening and weekend work.

   

DBS clearance is required.

The ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

If you are a permanent WBC employee you will need to apply for this fixed term position as an internal secondment opportunity and will need to discuss this with your current line manager prior to applying.

Warrington Borough Council is a Disability Confident employer