Support Worker

Recruiter
FRCE Recruitment Group
Location
Stafford
Salary
£8.50 - £10.00/hour
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Interim
Hours
Full Time
The FRCE Recruitment Group are looking for Support Workers to work within a residential service supporting clients who have mild to enduring mental health disorders. You should ideally have experience of supporting adults with schizophrenia, self-harm tendencies or personality disorders.

As a Mental Health Support Worker, you will need to work effectively with parents, carers and local authorities, contributing to multi-disciplinary meetings, care plans and recording accurate observations.

You should have an excellent standard of written and spoken English, be able to support in a group setting or on a 121 basis and engage with your clients to promote independence through personal choice where possible.

We can offer regular shifts across days, nights and weekends. Excellent rates of pay.

Support Worker - Mental Health
* Promote independence
* Social, emotional and physical support to residents
* Support clients with day to day needs both in the service setting and in the community
* 1 to 1 activities
* Maintain an effective activity log
Essential Requirements for Mental Health Support Workers
* At least 1 year recent experience in social care, mental health
* Understanding the challenges presented to individuals suffering mental health issues and be able to manage these confidently
* Exceptional personal care
* Creative approach to empowering clients to achieve positive outcomes
* Commitment to safeguarding, care and wellbeing of clients at all times
* Current DBS - Preferably on the update service
If you have a DBS that is registered with the online update service, we can offer you work more quickly.

You must be able to provide 5 years' worth of references and either have all mandatory training in date, or be prepared to complete this prior to starting your assignment. FRCE Recruitment Group will support you with your training needs if required.

For more information in the strictest of confidence e-mail (url removed)

FRCE Recruitment Group:

As one of the UK's leading Social Care recruiters, The FRCE Recruitment Group specialise in all areas of Social Care Recruitment including Social Workers, Care Assistants, Social Worker Assistants, Community Support Workers, Residential Support Workers, Outreach Workers & Day Centre Officers.

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The FRCE Recruitment Group is committed to equality and value diversity. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults