Elpis Centre is looking for an experienced and energetic Mental Health Support Worker to work within our housing support service in North-West Glasgow that works with young women (aged 16 – 25 years) who have been homeless, are care leavers or unaccompanied asylum seekers.
The Mental Health Support Worker will focus on improving the mental health outcomes of Elpis residents by providing 1:1 and group interventions (planned and ad-hoc), alongside supporting colleagues to enhance overall organisational capacity. This post is funded by the Bank of Scotland Foundation and is initially available for two years.
The successful candidate will be a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme, have an SVQ3/4 Social Services and Healthcare as a minimum qualification, have at least 3 years experience of a similar role in care or mental health field (including providing 1:1 and group support for young women), be an experienced team worker, and understand the impact of inequalities and trauma on Elpis’ client group. A Certificate in Counselling Skills or similar mental health training is desirable.
Schedule 9 of the Equality Act 2010 applies in relation to the occupational requirement for this role.
For further information and to apply go to: https://elpiscentre.org.uk/index.html#home
For more information, please contact: Mary Carrick, Elpis Manager,Mary.Carrick@elpiscentre.org.uk
Scottish Charity SC017103