Mental Health Support Worker

CareTech UK
Ilford, Greater London
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Mental Health Support Workers Wanted!

Would you love the opportunity to make a real difference to our Service Users lives? Would you say your best traits were your positivity, friendliness and innovativeness? How would you like to work in a person-centred environment where you can utilise these attributes within a company offering career progression, competitive earnings and excellent training?
It sounds like a career in care could be for you!
Offering a superior service within Adults Residential Care nationwide, a warm welcome awaits you at CareTech.

Due to expansion, we are seeking caring, compassionate and committed Mental Health Support Workers to join our service in Ilford, working a 40 hour week over a 24/7 rota.

The service has 5 units comprising of one bedroom flats and studio accommodation. Brisbane Supported Living Services are accessible by public transport and close to local amenities.

Whilst the role of a Support Worker offers variety, superb progression opportunities and training, it takes a courageous and committed individual to really succeed at the role. Along with experience of working within a Mental Health Setting, a positive attitude, friendly persona and a caring nature are an absolute must.

Each home supports Service Users with different needs ? whether it be Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties, Physical and Learning Difficulties or Mental Health, full training will be provided. We are looking for enthusiastic, person-centred individuals who share the same passion for care as we do!
Our Service Users have varied likes and interests, whether this be trains, cooking, art or going to the pub; sometimes they need support and this is where you come in to help them live fulfilling and independent lives.

Why CareTech?
• We provide a full induction programme to Care Certificate Standards
• We provide superb FREE training to achieve qualifications in Social Care
• We have a proven progression path ? most of those who started as Support Workers are now Residential Managers
• We offer competitive rates of pay, along with an impressive benefits package including an employee assistance helpline, flexible additional holiday purchase scheme, childcare vouchers, special retail discount vouchers, stakeholder pension scheme and much more!
• We offer apprenticeships to those with less experience looking to get into the sector.

We have numerous shift patterns available nationwide, including permanent or bank positions ? if you are caring, compassionate and a good communicator and would like to commit to the first stage of the process, get in touch today!

Due to the nature of the role, we will pay for you to complete an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check, prior to starting with us.

Successful candidates will be contacted within 7 working days.