Relief Support Worker

About The Role
A fantastic opportunity for individuals with passion and commitment who are attracted to covering occasional shifts on a casual basis or for short term periods to join our team to help provide holistic recovery-focused support to clients with mental health across our Exeter & East Devon Mental Health Services (EEDMHS).
Our Relief Support Workers all:

- Provide high quality support through 1:1 and group sessions whilst working closely with external partner agencies
- Support and accompany clients to attend essential appointments and signpost clients to relevant services and community-based projects
- Support clients with medication, where required
- Actively engage clients in their support and developing and improving our services
- Manage any incidents or challenging behaviour
- Facilitate group activities

About The Candidate
You will:

- Have a knowledge of the needs and support requirements of people with complex mental health needs, have a relevant qualification in health and social care or worked in another social care setting
-  Instinctively work in a manner that aligns fully with saha’s values; demonstrating energy and passion, along with a positive, can-do attitude in your daily contribution to transforming lives.
- Be a great communicator, building trusting and professional relationships.
- Be passionate about making a difference and thrive in a fast paced environment.
- Empower people to develop their skills, strengths and talents.
- Be comfortable dealing with difficult or complex situations and have a high level of resilience.
- Be committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults, children and young people.

We really want you to be able to succeed in your work with saha, so in return for helping to transform lives, we want to help you to transform your lifestyle by giving you access to some great benefits in addition to the above salary package.

 This includes:

- Holiday Pay
- Employee Assistance Programme
- A full Induction package and Training relevant to the role and to aide your own personal and professional development
- An allocated Buddy during your probationary period
- Regular 1:1 Supervision Sessions with your Line Manager and Annual Appraisals

About The Company
At saha, we transform lives by providing accommodation and support for some of the most vulnerable members of our society, mainly people experiencing homelessness.
We are a Registered Social Landlord and across the UK we are one of the leading providers of supported housing, providing a wide range of supported accommodation options for vulnerable people including, young homeless people, care leavers, adult homeless, people with complex needs, young parents (and their children), survivors of domestic abuse, ex-offenders and those suffering from drug and alcohol problems and poor mental health.
Our teams work with people to build on their strengths, creating person centred, individualised strategies and plans that transform lives, support recovery, and enable positive behaviour.
As an equal opportunities employer saha welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
If you would like to find out more about this role or other similar roles or to have an informal chat, please contact Nikki Vincer, Service Manager, on 07525 813547 or on Nikki.vincer@saha.org.uk.




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