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Mental Health Support Worker. Job in Baldock Care Jobs

Baldock, Hertfordshire
£10.00 to £12.43 Per Hour
Job Type
Full Time
14 Jul 2022
37.50 hours per week plus alternate weekends and overtime (up to £13.33 an hour).

You will be required to work on rolling rota (below). (Night shift times: 8.30pm - 8am or Day shifts 8am - 8.30pm)

Week 1: Mon, Tue, Sat & Sun

Week 2: Wed, Thu, Fri

About Baldock Manor:

We are looking for an extremely passionate care assistant/support worker/healthcare worker, someone who can provide a therapeutic environment that allows our service users to feel safe, respected and valued. If you are someone who is able to make a difference to the lives of those suffering from complex mental health conditions, why not considering joining us Baldock Manor Hospital?

Baldock Manor Hospital is our 42-bed mental health hospital based in Baldock, offering a range of specialist services for both men and women. At our hospital we have a female PICU and two high-dependency units, one for older men and one for older ladies.

You will join a friendly, highly skilled and enthusiastic care team that offer a comprehensive programme of care to our patients. We are looking for passionate care assistant/support worker/healthcare worker, who provide great care that allows our patients to feel at ease, well looked after and happy.

Scope of the role:

To work as a support worker (sometimes known as a care assistant/healthcare worker) for our patients with the support of senior staff.

To undertake aspects of care with or without direct supervision, including hosting recreational and activity groups, carrying out personal care, observations and escorting duties, such as general hospital visits, trip to supermarkets etc.

To ensure the safety and well-being of patients, and to always work in a manner that promotes dignity through the adoption of person-centred care principles.

Please note: all training and team meetings will take place during day shift hours.

What we offer:

£500 welcome bonus

Up to 28 days annual leave including bank holidays pro rata.

Enhanced overtime pay scheme up to £13.33 an hour.

High street discounts via HCPA Academy.

Career progression.

Access to our Refer a Friend scheme to earn up to £500.

Pizza evenings.

In-house training and development.

Employee assistance programme.

Desirable skills:

Experience working with mental health within a similar setting

Positive can do attitude

Excellent communication skills

Previously completed Control and Restraint training within the last 12 months or willing to complete a face to face course

Ability to undertake physical tasks involving patient care
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  • Job Reference: 657963526-2
  • Date Posted: 14 July 2022
  • Employer: Nouvita Ltd
    Nouvita Ltd
  • Location: Baldock, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: £10.00 to £12.43 Per Hour
  • Sector: Mental Health
  • Job Type: Full Time