Bounce Back Worker

Reference

161830

Job Type

Full or Part Time

Industry

Charity / Voluntary, Health / Nursing, Medical, Social Care

Location

Watford

Our client, a mental health and wellbeing charity, has a vacancy for a Bounce Back Worker to join their team.

Bounce Back Worker (Dual Diagnosis)
Responsible to: Team Leader or Senior Bounce Back Worker
Based: Watford Wellbeing Centre / Watford General Hospital
Working hours: Full Time or Part Time hours available
Rate of pay: £23,000 – £24,000 per annum

Do you want to support people with mental health issues? Are you calm, non-judgemental and able to work effectively with people experiencing distress? Can you demonstrate our client’s values of Hope, Empathy, Respect, Integrity and Excellence and want to be part of their mission to create opportunities for individuals to make choices, find their own solutions, build resilience and manage their whole life and wellbeing? If the answer to all of these is yes, they want to hear from you.

Purpose of Post

You will work with this organisation’s Community Outreach Teams and the hospital staff to ensure patients are offered advice, information, and holistic support. The Bounce Back worker will use a recovery orientated approach working with patients on the ward, and in the local community, including in people’s homes.

The post holder will need to:

  • Provide practical and emotional support to encourage patients to develop their independence within their local community.
  • Facilitate a smooth discharge from hospital back to the community.
  • Have a solid understanding on the dual effect of mental health and drugs and alcohol.
  • Monitor outcomes and evaluate the service.
  • Ensure that the safety and wellbeing of patients using the service is monitored and reviewed regularly.

Closing date: Friday 7th October 2022 at 5pm
Interviews to be held on Tuesday 11th October at their Watford Wellbeing Centre.

This charity welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates, irrespective of gender, disability, marital or parental status, racial, ethnic or social origin, colour, religion, belief, or sexual orientation. In addition, during the various stages of recruitment, specific measures can be taken to ensure equal opportunities for candidates with disabilities or special needs.

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