Community Link Advisor
BS Social Care
Location: Teesside / Middlesbrough
Are you looking for a promising and rewarding career, with fantastic opportunities for progression and personal development whilst being fully supported by experienced experts?
Brook Street Social Care are a highly renowned agency, with an exceptional reputation for placing passionate and professional Health and Social Care workers in rewarding jobs which make a difference. Brook Street Social Care alongside a nation-wide charity specialising in mental health recovery who are currently recruiting for a Community Link Advisor.
As a Community Link Advisor, you will be supporting people in their preparation for transition from living in secure settings in the Middlesbrough area, supporting them in achieving their goal of living a more fulfilling life whilst being integrated into the community. You will work alongside colleagues in a multidisciplinary team to support the transition of people detained in Secure Settings into the community, and to and support the development of NHS Care plans and Risk Assessments and documentation. You will manage a caseload for people who use the clients' services and give all necessary assistance to those individuals to enable them to participate in community life. You will support and signposting to enable service users to access relevant agencies and support services e.g., counselling, housing etc.
You will have proven experience of working with vulnerable adults struggling with their mental health, addiction, or substance misuse. You must have at least 6 months experience within a mental health service or offender's service. You must be non-judgemental, have excellent communication skills and organised.
- 25 days holiday per annum, plus statutory Bank Holidays, or time off in lieu if worked (pro rata for part time). Annual leave is increased to 28 days after two year's continuous service.
- Non-contributory life assurance policy (to value of 3 x annual salary).
- Commitment to formal supervision and staff support.
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Childcare Vouchers
- Contributory pension scheme which new staff are able to join.
APPLY NOW!!! If this sounds like the role for you, please get in touch with me on 07483937238 or email me a copy of your up-to-date CV at