CURRENT VACANCIES Mental Health Support Worker

Mental Health Support Worker

Job Reference: VAC-11159_1524039381
Salary: £15055 - £18568 per annum + 3000
Salary per: Annum
Job Duration: Permanent
Job Start Date: ASAP

THE ORGANISATION:

Our client offers a range of secure mental health services for men and women in a purpose-built therapeutic environment where the focus is on maximising positive outcomes and recovery. A range of therapies supports the care pathway towards independent living. The hospital is close to transport links and with ready access to the local community.

They focus on providing a safe, calm, therapeutic environment. Care for adults is provided within a low secure environment. Inside the hospital, everyone has an individual en-suite bedroom and there is outdoor space available. The hospital offers a range of spaces including social, relaxation, private and activity areas. The aim at the hospital is to help people learn how to manage their mental health and reinforce their daily living skills, helping to prepare for independent life.

The hospital provides a whole range of therapies and services on offer to treat service users with mental health issues and related problems such as self-harm, substance misuse, anger and behaviour management.

THE ROLE:

We have an exciting opportunity for individuals who are passionate, caring and want to make a difference to people’s lives. You will assist the devoted nursing team, playing an important role in the daily routine of the service users.
Working as an active member of our clients’ dynamic MDT, you’ll provide support for their nursing staff including the admission, assessment, implementation and discharge of inpatients, with a focus on dignity and safety at all times.

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE:

You will be dedicated, caring and passionate about helping people; having a real interest in improving the lives of others.

Whilst an NVQ level 2 or 3 in a relevant care setting is preferable, it isn’t a necessity. A good level of literacy and numeracy skills will be necessary, but also a drive to develop your knowledge and skills to ensure you are constantly providing the best quality care for services users and a high-level knowledge base / support system to your team. Whilst also being able to demonstrate the ability to effectively deal with a range of challenging situations, bringing with you a strong mental aptitude meeting the demands of the role.

They’ll give you the training you need to start helping people straight away. Yes, it can be a challenge working with people who have mental health problems. But you can make a real difference on their road to recovery. It’s hugely rewarding.

REWARDS:

Our client will ensure you will be put through a clear induction programme, provide support and guidance to all of their employees with supervision and access to a mentor. Along with offering a supportive approach to a career development and progression.

Benefits of this role include the following:

  • Competitive pay ranges
  • Performance and contribution recognised through pay
  • Flexible working options
  • Enhanced Maternity benefits
  • Annual holiday entitlement
  • Birthday and anniversary leave
  • A package of support for staff health and wellbeing
  • A generous company Pension Scheme
  • Group Life Assurance Scheme
  • Comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Savings Centre
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Recruitment Reward Scheme
  • Free Meals
  • Free Parking
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

Job Reference: VAC-11159_1524039381

Salary: £15055 - £18568 per annum + 3000

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration: Permanent

Job Start Date: ASAP

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