Mental Health Support Worker

Headstart Employment
Redhill, Surrey
10 Jun 2017
10 Jul 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Mental Health Support Worker
Horley and Redhill Area


We are seeking experienced Mental Health Support Workers to support clients with various enduring mental health conditions and associated challenging behaviour.

Most of our clients reside in supported living and will require assistance to ensure that they are living safely at home and to also enjoy outings in the local community. They require support to ensure that they are able to access a range of social activities safely and maximise positive social experiences.

Mental Health Support Workers must have a minimum of 12 months experience supporting clients with enduring mental health and ideally have a good understanding of supporting people within a recovery model.

Candidates will ideally hold a current enhanced DBS certificate and have up to date mandatory training to include: medication management, infection control, food hygiene, safeguarding adults. If expired these can be applied for through Headstart.

Additionally candidates should demonstrate the following attributes:
Patience, inspiring, caring and sensitive towards the needs of vulnerable people
Good listeners, able to report and record information accurately
Team player, able to work independently with little support as required
Resilient, able to work proactively with challenging behaviour
Willing and able to provide personal care to individuals
Individuals who value diversity, health and safety and are committed to safe working practices

The ability to work weekdays, evenings, weekends, including sleep ins and to be flexible is a must.

For further information, please call Emma Holmes on (Apply online only) or email your CV.

Headstart Employment is an Equal Opportunity Employer