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Mental Health Support Worker

Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire
£9.00 to £10.00 Per Hour
Job Type
Full Time
6 Oct 2021
Support Workers Required!!!!
We are looking for staff within Melton Mowbray LE130RD
Priory Hospital is a 50 bedded inpatient rehabilitation service, across three units and patients are supported to maximise their level of independence. A variety of care pathways can be offered, including intensive or slower stream neurobehavioural rehabilitation which can optimize patients living in the least restrictive setting.
Our client provides forward thinking services to people with a wide range of mental health needs, all of whom are detained under the Mental Health Act. Our emphasis is on providing the patient with safe, personal-centred high-quality care and treatment to manage their complex and longer term needs within a safe and secure environment.
Quick registration
Fantastic rates of pay
Special rates for bank holidays
Flexible working hours to suit the applicant
Holiday pay
Employee of the month bonus
Referral policy
Main Duties:
Assists qualified staff with the assessment and implementation of individual patient care plans undertaking routine tasks and activities as directed to facilitate the wellbeing, dignity and treatment of all patients.
Provides practical support and responsive care to patients who require assistance with intimate personal needs such as dressing, bathing and toileting activities ensuring that such activities comply with procedures and the relevant healthcare legislation.
Observes and monitors the wellbeing of patients ensuring that any unusual physical, mental or emotional occurrences are promptly referred to senior staff/the primary nurse and documented as appropriate.
Provide specific interventions with patients as delegated by a Registered Nurse, and following training and competency attainment. Such interventions include Observation and Engagement with Patients, escorting patients on leave, and being involved in de-escalation and management of violence and aggression.
Contribute to a team approach to patient care in conjunction with all members of the multidisciplinary team.
Participate in regular ward meetings and attend other meetings as requested.
To assist in the maintenance of ward cleanliness and tidiness and adhere to infection control policy and procedures at all times.
Develops and maintains a good professional relationship with patients, colleagues and visitors responding promptly and courteously to requests and enquiries.
Help promote and maintain an environment conducive to meeting the needs of the patient / relatives and carers.
Ensure service users are gaining a quality service that is value for their money.
To receive and convey information from telephone or personal enquiries in a courteous manner and ensure all persons visiting the ward are greeted and assisted in a welcoming and supportive manner.
As a Support Worker, you will be observing and monitoring the wellbeing of patients and ensuring any unusual physical, mental and emotional occurrences. You will be working closely as a team to assist people, you will be participating in the creation of activities which will help develop patients social and life skills. As a Mental health Support Worker you will be providing personal care if required.
If you are looking for an exciting and challenging opportunity and have good communication skills together with a caring compassionate manner, then we would love to hear from you
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  • Job Reference: 391312107-2
  • Date Posted: 6 October 2021
  • Employer: Impact Care Services
    Impact Care Services
  • Location: Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire
  • Salary: £9.00 to £10.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Mental Health, Other
  • Job Type: Full Time