Mental Health Support Worker

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Parkwood Nurses
North London, Greater London
24 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Are You a Support Worker with Mental Health Experience Looking for a Permanent Role within a Rehabilitation Focused Service?

Introduce an Agency Worker and receive up to £250*
Return to Parkwood and receive £150*

Our client is a community-based rehabilitation service providing a multidisciplinary approach to help service users with rehabilitation and recovery to enable them to successfully live independently and integrate within the community.

We are recruiting a team of support workers and senior support workers to work in permanent roles as part of a multidisciplinary team within this flagship service. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in an innovative and specialist CQC service.

The role will include aspects such as:
• Support planning and risk assessments
• Supporting service users to develop independent living skills
• Managing service user mental and physical health needs
• Working in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team

Essential Experience: Applicants must have a minimum of 6 months experience working with vulnerable adults with complex mental health and physical health issues.

Essential skills:
• Excellent communication skills with the ability to engage service users on a one-to-one basis
• Confidence and experience to deal with unexpected situations and be able to risk assess on an ongoing basis
• Motivational skills
• A sound knowledge of safeguarding issues
• Excellent understanding and knowledge of equality and diversity

Further details of the role will be available on application.

Benefits of Working with Parkwood Nurses:
• The option of long term assignments or ad hoc shifts
• Market leading pay rates and flexible hours
• Holiday pay and enrolment in pension scheme
• Personalised fast-track registration
• Ongoing professional support from our experienced recruitment team
• Real career development

Parkwood Nurses is a specialist provider of Healthcare Professionals. As a well-established nursing agency with a reputation for excellence, we are a preferred supplier to many NHS Trusts as well as the private and voluntary sector. As well as the positions above, a number of other roles are available.

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Parkwood Healthcare Ltd is an equal opportunities employer. All roles require an enhanced DBS check to be carried out.

*Terms and conditions apply. In our 2016 Employee Survey, our employees stated the following:
• 93% said they were proud to work for Parkwood Healthcare
• 100% were happy with their workplace conditions
• 97% believed that Parkwood Healthcare positively contributes to the local community
• 97% found their job challenging and enjoyable