Support Worker (Mental Health)

Recruiter
Prospero Health & Social Care
Location
Bristol
Salary
£8 - £11.50/hour
Posted
07 Jul 2017
Closes
06 Aug 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Prospero Health & Social Care are looking for Agency Support Workers who are looking to pick up extra shifts in the Bristol area.

We are looking for support workers who are committed to providing the highest standard of care to service users. The successful candidates will have experience of working with young people with additional needs in the social housing field.

Experience and understanding of working with people with multiple needs, mental health or drug/alcohol dependency is essential.

Main Responsibilities:
* Support service users in line with their care plans
* Encouraging Independence
* Take part in social activities such as bowling, hiking etc.
* Contribute towards the wellbeing of service users (in line with CQC requirements)
* To keep records
* Maximise service users quality of life.

Prospero Health and Social Care offer full in house training including the full Care Certificate for all candidates who are new to the care sector. We hold regular training in our Bristol offices, such as Advanced Epilepsy Awareness and Medication training.

The ideal candidate will:
* Be a strong resilient character
* Be self motivated
* Have a caring and calm attitude and empathy with children
* Have an ability to manage challenging behaviour
* The ability to manage challenging situations

Requirements:
* Be able to drive and have access to a car
* An enhanced DBS check is required for all positions - we can apply for one on your behalf
* Minimum of two references to cover a period of 3 years
* Face to face interview

We can offer flexible hours, whether you are looking for night shifts, weekend shifts or day to day work.

To apply for this position please contact Prospero Health and Social Care on (Apply online only) or send us over your CV.

We look forward to hearing from you