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Mental Health Support Worker

Location
London
Salary
£10.00 to £11.00 Per Hour
Job Type
Part Time
Posted
29 Sep 2021
Care First Recruitment Ltd are currently seeking Mental Health Support Workers for various London Boroughs

You will need to be able to work independently or as part of a team and be willing to work in both an outreach and residential capacity; undertaking aspects of personal care supporting service users in line with their service plans whilst maintaining good relationships. You will also be required to take care of your own safety and that of other people, particularly with respect to welfare and safeguarding issues.

Duties:

* To assist service users with their personal and physical care needs such as dressing/ undressing, washing, bathing and continence care in line with individual care plans

* Assessing/ monitoring the emotional and physical wellbeing of the service users

* Assisting service users with seeing medical professionals such as doctors, district nurses and escorting them to hospital visits for routine or emergency appointments

* To administer mediation such as: creams, eye drops and tablets

* To carry out light domestic duties

* To provide service users with light refreshments/ drinks as requested or required

* Sort, wash and dry laundry

* Attending relevant training courses when required

* Attending staff and other meetings as required

To successfully deliver the responsibility of the role you will need:

* Proven previous experience of working in Mental Health Support

* Excellent oral and written communication

* An enhanced DBS and verifiable employer references; covering the past 5 years
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Details

  • Job Reference: 383308819-2
  • Date Posted: 29 September 2021
  • Employer: Carefirst Recruitment Ltd
    Carefirst Recruitment Ltd
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £10.00 to £11.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Mental Health, Other
  • Job Type: Part Time