Peer Support Worker in Mental Health

Full Time // Rathfarnham, County Dublin, Republic of IrelandSalary: €24336 - €28080

Description:

My client is seeking a Peer Support Worker to join their newly developed Specialised Mental Health Rehabilitation Programme. This role was introduced within the HSE, only last year, so will be a new and exciting opportunity for the right candidate, who will play an integral and active role in a committed multi-disciplinary team to make significant contributions in the development of mental health rehabilitation.

Responsibilities of the role:

  • Help patients identify their strengths, interests and goals
  • Give patients control of their own recovery through the recovery principles of hope, control and opportunity
  • Assist patients with their personal development plans and implementing them, to ensure they move through and beyond the service
  • Relate with the patients, sharing your own experience and the coping mechanisms and skills you developed to get you where you are today
  • Act as a coach and support figure for the patients
  • Promote and support independent living for patients, involvement in their communities and connections with family and friends
  • Document and report any changes or developments in the patient and attend regular meetings with the team to discuss
  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, effectively communicating with everyone, ensuring the best possible results are achieved

Requirements:

  • Hold a Qualification in Peer Support Working in Mental Health.
  • Have a minimum of 1 years post qualification experience as a Peer Support Worker.
  • Have experience in adult mental health services/rehabilitation mental services services/community based mental health services.
  • Have completed Wellness Recovery Action Programme (WRAP) training and experience of operating this model of care.
  • Possess a strong knowledge of the Mental Health Commission requirements.
  • Have a good knowledge and experience of health, safety and other statutory regulations affecting a healthcare organisation.
  • Demonstrate evidence of continuing professional development.


For further information, please forward your CV to Meigheann.Lyons@cplhealthcare.com or call our Meigheann for more information on 01 482 5446.
Visit www.cplhealthcare.com

Apply for job
Ref.no.:
JO-1806-410663
Locations:
Rathfarnham, County Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Salary:
€24336 - €28080
Employment type:
Full Time;
Tags:
Dublin,Mental Health,Mental Healthcare,Peep To Peer,Psychiatric,Rehab,Rehabilitation,South Dublin,Support Worker

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