Mental Health Support Worker

Recruiter
Better Healthcare Services
Location
Diss
Salary
Up to £10,000
Posted
30 Nov 2020
Closes
04 Dec 2020
Ref
1845266772
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Mental Health Support Worker

We have immediate work available for Mental Health Support Workers across all units at our prestigious and well-know client located in Diss, Norfolk. We can offer you both long days or nights, on either a full-time or part-time basis. We also have weekend work available!

This would be an excellent opportunity for someone looking to obtain a new postion in the Mental Health sector or someone looking to pick up part-time/ad-hoc shifts around their other commitments.

Work undertaken will involve the following areas:
  • Mental Health care
  • Addiction Treatment
  • Rehabilitation and Recovery Services
  • High, medium and low secure facilities

The Role
  • Ensuring that people who use the service have any personal needs or requirements met; including personal care, participation in activities and support with daily living tasks.
  • To support people in achieving their outcomes in a way that they choose.
  • Complete daily administration including updating person centred support & care plans, updating charts and completing accurate daily notes.
  • Provide specific interventions with patients as delegated by Registered Nurse, and the following training and competency attainment. Such interventions include Observation and Engagement with Patients, escorting patients on leave, and being involved in de-escalation and management of violence and aggression.
  • Contribute to a team approach to patient care in conjunction with all members of the multidisciplinary team, as well as on a 1-1 basis.

The Person

You will ideally have a minimum six months experience in one of the following; mental health, addiction, rehab and recovery, children services or adult care services. Most importantly, you will be a caring, empathetic individual that strives to make a difference to the lives of others.

Benefits

We offer continued professional development, including our unique Carer Career Pathway, excellent rates of pay and regular work, as well as the flexibility of working at times that suit you, whether days, nights or weekends.

Please contact our friendly recruitment team on or e-mail your CV to

For a full list of our vacancies visit our website www.betterhealtcare.co.uk.

We shall ensure fairness and equal opportunities throughout our workforce and in service delivery. We welcome applications from suitably skilled candidates regardless of ethnicity, gender, disability, sexuality, religion or age.