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Personal Assistants (Ref: LE108)


Location : Hinckley
Closing date : 22/12/2017
Salary : £15,484 per annum, pro rata
Employment type : Permanent

Personal Assistants (Ref: LE108)

Full & part time roles available

£15,484 per annum, pro rata

Based: Hinckley & Bosworth, North West Leicestershire, Charnwood, Melton and Rutland County

 

Mental Health Matters are seeking to recruit Personal Assistants to work across Leicestershire and Rutland County, support our Recovery Workers.

As a Personal Assistant you will be required to provide a high quality recovery focused service to our clients who have a range of mental health needs as well as others including substance misuse and physical; promoting independence and social inclusion. You will also be responsible for administrative tasks and facilitating activities within the service and the community. The post may require some evening and / or weekend work so flexibility is an essential requirement.

As a Personal Assistant, you will have a minimum of 2 years mental health experience and will be able to inspire and engage people and have the ability to identify barriers and understand client needs, while possessing excellent motivational skills. This will include one to one engagement and facilitating group based activities, sign posting and engaging people in mainstream provision. The role will not involve personal care.

Experience or an understanding of working with people with a variety of complex needs including mental health, learning, physical and substance misuse would be an advantage for this post. You will be qualified at least to NVQ Level 2 standard or equivalent and will have the demonstrated skills and ability to help others identify and overcome barriers.

Experience or knowledge of working within a community based service is essential. You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be able to demonstrate a proactive and positive attitude. Due to the nature of the post, a full driving licence and access to transport will be essential

Some services will operate 7 days a week into the evenings so flexibility is necessary.

For an informal discussion, please contact Trudy O’Brien on 07525991768

In return, MHM offers excellent training and development opportunities, flexible working (where appropriate),child care voucher scheme, 25 days annual leave per annum/pro rata, plus statutory holidays and a 5% contributory pension scheme.

Closing date: 22nd December 2017

Interview date: Week commencing 2nd January 2018

The closing date given is a guide. We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so we advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment

Please note that due to the sensitive nature of the duties, an enhanced DBS will be sought in event of a successful application.

All disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential short-listing criteria are guaranteed an interview.

MHM is striving to become an Equal Opportunities Employer.  

 

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