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Mental Health Support Worker. Job in Edinburgh Care Jobs

Edinburgh, Midlothian
£26,673 to £32,642
Job Type
Full Time
21 Jul 2022

Are you an experienced Mental Health Support Worker?Looking to work with a national charity, with great scope for progression?Successful candidates will be happy to work on a FT basis with excellent pay rates up to £16.70 p/h when doing overtime. The role is a permanent posting, supporting various adults from mental health, substance misuse to older adults with learning and physical disabilities within a supported living / housing environment.As a support worker you will be a committed and caring individual with relevant experience of working in a social care setting in the UK. Shift patterns tend to be a mixture of earlies, lates and sleepovers across the week including weekends.What the client can offer:Opportunity for immediate startIndustry leading classroom / on the job trainingEnhanced maternity, paternity and sick leaveFully funded SVQ Qualifications (workers have completed this as quick as 5 months)Enhanced pay rates when picking up over-time (time and half)

The successful Support Worker will be responsible for:Providing practical support and encouragement across all aspects of people's everyday lives, including support with relationships,mobility, medications, meals, emotions, personal care, money and budgets, health and well-being,communication, planning for the future, participation in sports and leisure activities, and any other aspect of life that is recorded within someone's care plan.

In ordered to be considered for this post, you must be:Qualified to minimum SVQ Level 2 in Care or HNC in Social Care (Desirable)Flexible - being able to work a variety on shifts Have a minimum 12 months UK experience, working within a care setting (Desirable)

If you have a desire to make a difference to the lives of others and you have a hard working ethos please submit your CV or contact Mujib Khan on for a confidential discussion or further information.

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.

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  • Job Reference: 663878120-2
  • Date Posted: 21 July 2022
  • Employer: Randstad Care
    Randstad Care
  • Location: Edinburgh, Midlothian
  • Salary: £26,673 to £32,642
  • Sector: Mental Health, NHS, Other
  • Job Type: Full Time