Mental Health/Learning Disabilities - Support Work

247 Professional Health
£7.75 - £15.50/hour Weekly Pay, Holiday Pay
09 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
247 Professional Health are currently recruiting for Mental Health Support Workers for various services in Wigan.

This role is ideal for experienced mental health support workers wanting either full time flexible work or just 1 or 2 shifts a week. You can change when you are available to work every week in mental health hospitals and rehabilitation services across the area.

Working with 247 Professional Health includes:

Working for a reputable agency - Established since 2008
Competitive Pay Rates
Weekly Pay
You can get paid via PAYE or via your Limited Company
Advanced block booked shifts
Last minute shifts, when you find yourself available at short notice
Flexible hours that you can change to suit your needs week by week
Free Training - In-line with Care Certificate
On-going Staff Development - Qualification opportunities
We will update your Mandatory training for FREE
Support from our consultants 24 hours a day 7 days a week
Refer a friend scheme - Earn £500 for a nurse or £25 for a HCA/SW *Terms Apply
We Require:

6 months experience in the role of support worker within the last 5 years in the UK
Proof of right to work in the UK
Experience working within a challenging environment and willingness to learn pro-active approaches for managing violence and aggression
As a 247 Professional Health Support Worker, you will be working in some of the biggest mental health services as part of a dedicated, professional and friendly team in busy and demanding environment; so it is essential you are well organised and able to learn quickly.

The role will entail working on acute inpatient assessment and treatment service for people with learning disabilities and additional needs. Support young people aged 16 to 18 in transition from children’s services, who are already in the care of learning disabilities consultant. This is assessed on a case by case basis. Person centred-care is delivered by a multidisciplinary team including psychiatry, nursing, psychology, speech and language and occupational therapy. You will be caring and attentive with the skills to build strong and trusting relationships with people.

247 Professional Health is committed to equal opportunities and encourages applications from all sections of the community.

247 Professional Health is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, we expect all staff to share this commitment

We will be holding interviews for this post immediately so if you believe you meet the criteria and are suitable for the position please click the 'Apply’ button below to submit a copy of your CV