Mental Health Support Worker
The Priory Hospital Enfield, 15 Church Street, Edmonton, London, N9 9DY
Priory Group Division
Permanent - Full Time
37.5 hrs p/wk
Ready for the recognition and rewards you deserve?
We don't just talk about putting employees first. We know that Priory wouldn't exist without their combined energy, expertise and effort. So we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, promote collaborative teamwork and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential.
All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check for all successful applicants
Priory Hospital Enfield provides a full care pathway from medium secure, low secure to a locked rehabilitation wing. The full multidisciplinary team works with men who have a diagnosis of mental disorder and associated challenging behaviour.
As part of our nursing team you will assist and support the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of patients in the unit and on community trips. Working as part of a multidisciplinary team under the direct supervision of a qualified nurse you will be required to undertake a range of duties involving direct patient contact and interaction.
As a Healthcare Worker you will be working within a team, which includes a range of professionals. You will make an effective contribution to providing high quality care within a medium secure forensic setting.
The patient group consists of personality disordered individuals and those experiencing enduring mental illnesses.
You will work within an identified career development pathway and be expected to complete appropriate competency development portfolios.
Good communication skills
Ability to work flexibily
Basic Literacy skills
Common sense approach to problem solving
Basic numeracy skills
Motivation and initiative
Some appreciation of Mental Health problems
Education to GCSE Standard
NVQ or equivalent would be an advantage.
In return for your expertise and hard work, we offer a wide range of benefits including:
25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)
Private Medical Insurance Scheme
Free meals while on duty
Carefirst - Employee Assistance Services
Continuous learning and development
Personal health insurance
An employee assistance programme
Free car parking (at most sites)
All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check for all successful applicants.
As one of the UK's leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to adults and young people, Priory Group promise a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in your development.
Across our network of hospitals, residential care homes, education facilities and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.
All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check.