Location: Nottinghamshire
Salary: £9.50 - £10.50 per hour
Posted: about 1 month ago
Contract Type: Temporary or Contract
Contact Name: Aneesa Chaudry

Mental Health Support Worker

Job Description

Mental Health Support Worker

Salary: £9.50 - £10.80 per hour
Job type: Temporary

Hours: Full time / Nights (some days available)

Start date: Immediate start subject to satisfactory References and DBS

Barker Ross Health and Social Care are currently recruiting for a Care and Support Worker on behalf of a client based in Ilkeston in Derbyshire. This will involve supporting adults with mental health, challenging behaviour and related behavioural difficulties.

Job details:

  • Providing high quality care to service users, identifying needs and preferences for each individual and providing personal care to young adults and adults with mental health, self-harm, challenging behaviour and some substance misuse
  • Assist in the safe lifting, transferring, repositioning and movement of clients
  • Supporting adults within a residential home, one to one support, group activates and providing personal care and support
  • Encourage good community relationships and liaising with other healthcare professionals
  • Accurately report, record and maintain records as required and reading over care plans for each service user
  • Assist with all aspects of catering and domestic duties as and when required
  • Report any deficiencies in the service of whatever nature to the service manager or senior staff
  • Identifying priorities and managing time effectively
  • Actively listening and showing understanding of others
  • Continually updating own knowledge and actively pursuing own personal development
  • Demonstrating a positive attitude in all dealings with people and acting as a positive role model
  • Being prompt, punctual, prepared and maintaining a high standard of personal appearance at all times
  • Understanding professional boundaries of both clients and co-workers
  • Being passionate about ensuring that your Customers are receiving care in a dignified and respectful manner
  • Understanding that working as part of a passionate and committed team is key
  • Various hours of work available on working rota

Must have 6 months experience within healthcare

NVQ Level 2 or 3 in Health and Social Care

Current enhanced DBS

If this is a role you are interested in please contact Aneesa at Barker Ross Health and Social Care on 0115 9418131 or apply online to this advert.

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