Mental Health Support Worker

Dean Healthcare South West Ltd
up to £10 per hour
07 Oct 2017
08 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is a provider of high quality care for mental health services across Swindon and Wiltshire. We are currently recruiting knowledgeable support workers to enable and empower our clients to reach their potential and to live fulfilling lives through providing recovery and re-ablement focused support. If you have experience in supporting adults with mental health needs, including drug or alcohol dependency or people with learning disabilities, we would love to hear from you. Applicants are required to have : - A minimum of 9 months experience working in a similar environment - Practical knowledge and practice of using moving and handling equipment - Confidence to administer varying levels of Personal Care - A patient, kind and caring nature - Provide positive, safe and person-centred support to individuals with various needs Daily duties will include : - Assisting with the daily care routines of the residents - Prompting and supporting the residents with Personal care, including: washing, dressing, toileting, cooking - Assist with domestic duties such as shopping and cleaning - Promoting resident's independence and encouraging participation in activities. - You may be required to support service users on a 1:1 basis - Encourage and motivate individuals to remain as active and independent as possible within the constraints of their needs We offer: - Good rates of pay between £8.00 and £10.00 per hour with additional holiday pay and increased rates for bank holidays - Full or Part time work with varying shift patterns - Night and Day shifts available - Access to Free Specialist Training courses - Immediate start
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