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Floating Support Workers – Bristol Mental Health

Job Type

Salary

Location

12 month fixed term

Region

£22,571 - £26,446

Posted Date

South West

9 July 2022

Bristol

Closing Date

14 July 2022

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We are looking for people to join our Mental Health Floating Support Team as Floating Support Workers; working across North and East Bristol you will be joining a team busy developing a ‘Help When You Need It’ approach, providing time limited key working support to clients for up to a year at a time.

Are you passionate about making a lasting difference to the lives of vulnerable adults every day?

About the roles

We have 2 roles which are offered on 12 month fixed term contracts.

We are looking for people to join our Mental Health Floating Support Team as Floating Support Workers; working across North and East Bristol you will be joining a team busy developing a ‘Help When You Need It’ approach, providing time limited key working support to clients for up to a year at a time.


This is an excellent opportunity to join a close and supportive team working environment, you will receive motivational support and supervision, relevant training and reflective practice to ensure you can provide the best service to our clients and manage your own wellbeing.


As a Floating Support Worker you will manage a case load of clients, ensuring that each client is provided with person centred support and empowered to make changes in their lives. You will work within clients’ homes and in the community, providing advice and support to clients and ensuring they are able to access health care and improve their mental and physical health; sustain their housing and build a home; access work, training and other opportunities; be active in their community and develop strong support networks to support ongoing recovery.


About you

We are looking for people with excellent communication skills with a keen interest in supporting people to maximise their independence and recovery. Ideally you will have a background in housing related support and /or mental health or supporting other social needs but we will consider those looking to apply skills learned elsewhere.


Your client engagement skills are equally as important as your organisation and time management skills; to be able to support a caseload of 16 clients whilst moving clients through service as quickly and safely as possible.

Above all we are looking for inspirational, committed individuals who have a genuine desire to work with a person centred approach to support people to transform their lives.


What we offer

Excellent Development and Growth Opportunities

We hold Investors in People Gold accreditation – one of just 3% of Housing Associations to achieve this. 82% of staff who took part in the survey say St Mungo’s is a great place to work.
We are committed to developing all of our staff via routes such as secondments, transfers and promotion. In 2019 35% of our vacancies were filled by internal promotions.

A Diverse and Inclusive Work Place

Equality, diversity and inclusion are central to the organisation's values and how we work.
We are proud of our commitment to diversity and inclusion and have 8 great Diversity Networks to support clients and staff from different backgrounds so they are able to be their best selves.

Pay and Other Benefits

St Mungo’s is proud to pay client facing staff above average for the sector. We run a cycle to work scheme and also offer season tickets loans to all staff.
St Mungo’s contribute 4% of your gross annual salary, and you are able to enrol in the Defined Contribution scheme following a successful probationary period in which the employer contribution is 6%.


What we do

At St Mungo’s our vision is that everyone has a place to call home and can fulfil their hopes and ambitions. As a homelessness charity and housing association, our clients are at the heart of what we do, and in 2019 – 2020 we supported 32,800 people across all of our services. Our staff are crucial to making this happen.


How to apply

Click the ‘Apply Now’ Button at the top of the page to start your online application form.


To view the job description and guidance on completing your application form, please click on the ‘document available’ tab at the top of the advert page on our website.


Closing date: 10am on 14 July 2022

Interview and assessments on: 20 July 2022


It is a requirement for this post that an enhanced DBS disclosure check will be undertaken for the successful candidate.


Please be advised that all appointments will be made on St Mungo’s current standard Terms and Conditions (T&Cs); this also applies to any internal candidates.

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