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Care Worker

Term Entry
Type Hours
Full Time (37 hours per week)
Monday to Friday
Driffield Mental Health Team, 8 Market Place, Driffield, YO25 6AP (Some travel may be required)
Closing date
Job closes on 8 July
Interview date
Interviews are To be confirmed
Service area
Service area: Adult Services
Job reference
Job reference: ADLT001107
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The job itself

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full time Care Worker for the Bridlington and Driffield Community Mental Health Team.

Bridlington and Driffield Community Mental Health Team is a specialist team which supports working aged adults who experience mental health difficulties. This team is multidisciplinary with staff members from East Riding of Yorkshire Council and the NHS.

The role of care worker is to support individuals to work towards recovery goals using strength-based practice and enable people to develop mental health skills and manage mental health independently within the community.

The post holder will be responsible for supporting Social Care and NHS Care Coordinators within the team to provide individual goal planning, supportive interventions, monitor recovery, signposting and promote good mental health, resilience, and social inclusion.

The successful candidate should ideally have experience working with working aged adults and a good understanding of mental health needs.

It is essential that the successful candidate has excellent communication skills, can work to own initiative and be person centred in their approach.

The post holder must hold a full driving licence, as the post requires community travel which a mileage allowance is paid. This post is based in Driffield with occasional working into Bridlington.

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Louise Cole
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Additional information

Remote working

The Council offers many remote working opportunities as part of our commitment to providing flexibility wherever possible for our employees.

Pay and reward

The Council is undertaking a review of pay and reward as part of its ambitions to attract and retain employees by having effective pay and development structures in place to support modern ways of working and to support the provision of Council services which meet local priorities. Please note that the future terms and conditions of this post may change following the outcome of this review.

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Some travel across East Riding of Yorkshire may be required, applicants must be able to transport themselves.

DBS/Medical check

This post is subject to medical and enhanced DBS clearance.

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