Mental Health Support Worker

We are looking for experiences support workers for a unique home in North Somerset which provides specialist mental health care for adults

Your role

This home has five residents, who require on-going mental health support. They may have had long stays in hospital or mental health services and now need support in enabling them to manage independently, grow their life skills and social networks.

Your Duties

As one of our dedicated support workers, you will be assisting with daily living tasks and enabling residents to develop and sustain their skills using strengths-based approaches. This methodology allows them to rediscover abilities, build resilience, achieve personal goals and re-establish their individual identity. The service prides itself on its high quality person-centred support, and succeeds in aiding residents to create their own meaningful occupation, which includes accessing educational activity programs and workshops.

As this home provides care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week services, we can offer staff a variety of hours, including early, late, twilight and weekend shifts to suit your commitments and lifestyle.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 6 months experience within the health and social care sector
  • The energy and enthusiasm to work in a busy and challenging environment
  • A passion for promoting independence and well-being with residents and fellow staff
  • An imaginative and innovative approach to care
  • Experience/training in mental health and associated challenging behaviours – we offer this free of charge!
  • All positions and posts are subject to a DBS check
  • Right to live and work in the UK
  • BS-FHSW01
  • Part-time
  • Support
  • Temporary
  • Days and Nights
  • Hourly £9.50 - £10.25
  • North Somerset

Benefits and positives

  • Competitive rates of pay from £8.95 - £10.25
  • Weekly pay
  • Hourly accrued holiday pay in addition to the pay rate
  • Pension
  • Free, ongoing mandatory training
  • Free specialist training courses to help with career progression
  • Flexible hours that suit your needs
  • A 24hr 365 days of the year on-call support team

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