Mental Health Support Worker

Employer
Cap247 Recruitment Agency Ltd
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
27 Sep 2020

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Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
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Mental Health Support Worker Responsibilities:
* Strong written and verbal communication skills
* Excellent interpersonal skills to relate effectively with co-workers and patients
* Ability to problem solve and de-escalate crisis situations
* Experience with Individual, family and group therapy practice
* Previous psychiatric care experience
* Ability to work a flexible schedule
* Working knowledge of clinical diagnoses for mental health population
* Computer literacy and ability to conduct data entry
* Supporting and monitoring their healthcare needs, including administering medication and temperature checks.
* Previous inpatient mental health experience in a challenging and/or an acute setting
* Excellent communication skills and the ability to be a good team player
* The sensitivity and energy required to provide a trusting, stimulating and varied lifestyle for the patients
* A genuine desire to make a real difference in people's lives
* A strong, flexible mental aptitude and an ability to cope with the physical demands of the role
* NVQ level 2 in a relevant care setting is preferable but not essential
* Driving licence and own transport due to location of Hospital and lack of public transport (preferable, not essential)
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