Specialist Mental Health Support Worker

Expiring today

Recruiter
Parkwood Nurses
Location
North London, Greater London
Salary
£25000/annum
Posted
24 Jul 2017
Closes
22 Aug 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
ARE YOU A SENIOR SUPPORT WORKER WITH A BACKGROUND IN A SPECIALIST AREA SUCH AS PSYCHOLOGY, SUBSTANCE MISUSE OR SOCIAL WORK?

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 specialist support worker to join the multidisciplinary team on a permanent basis. This is a unique and exciting opportunity to develop within a specialist role as part of an innovative flagship CQC service.

The role will involve:
• Taking the lead responsibility within a specialist intervention
• Advise the multidisciplinary team on best practice and new legislation
• Lead on Initiatives within the Service
• Key work service users
• Liaise with relevant services to achieve partnership working
• Managing service user mental and physical health needs
• Working in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team

Essential Experience: Applicants must have substantial experience of working with working with vulnerable adults with complex mental health and physical health issues. In addition, a relevant professional qualification in your area of expertise e.g. psychology, substance misuse, social work is required.

Essential skills:
• Excellent communication skills with the ability to engage service users on a one-to-one basis
• Knowledge and experience of evidence-based specialist interventions
• Experience of leading groups
• 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
• THE PLACEMENT OF YOUR CHOICE

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.

Call us now to get started!!!

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