Specialist Support Officer

Location Camden
Salary £26137 per annum
Discipline Care Homes
My Client is looking for a Specialist Support Officer in the Camden area. 

This scheme works in partnership with the NHS, giving you a great opportunity to work closely with professionals such as Psychologist’s and Occupational Therapists, as well as the close-knit, friendly team of 8 Support Officers

This responsibilities role will include:
  • SMART goal planning to provide needs led holistic/therapeutic support.
  • Carrying out assessments to identify and prioritise needs.
  • Arrange and lead therapeutic/holistic sessions (1-2-1 and group)
  • Arrange and lead coping events and mindful sessions
  • Oversee a caseload of customers
  • Create an environment that promotes opportunities for customers to develop, learn and enable skills towards independence.
  • Provide support to customers through a key-worker system
What you will need to succeed in this role:

  • A minimum qualification level of NVQ level 3 or equivalent in subjects such as therapeutic studies, psychology, counselling, CBT or dialectical behavioural therapy.
  • A minimum of 1 years work experience in mental health.
  • Knowledge and experience of using specialist assessment tools, methods and case formulation.
  • Knowledge of evidence based specialist interventions.
  • Experience of undertaking customer assessments, support planning and key-working with a clear outcome focus.
  • Knowledge about recovery model, peer support and coproduction procedures.
  • Experience working in community settings therapeutically, including assessments, designing interventions and demonstrating outcomes.
  • Experience running therapeutic groups.
  • Must have hands on working experience of providing therapy lead services with a similar clientele.

37.5 hours per week. Shift work - 9am - 5pm / 10am - 6pm / 1pm - 9pm includes weekends (3 weekends off, 4 weekends on) Sleep in's required

My Client is also offering fantastic bonuses, if you are interested and want to find out more then please contact arron on 02084986814 or arron.rosen@daywebster.com