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Mental Health Support Worker

Towcester, Northamptonshire
£9.00 to £10.00 Per Hour
Job Type
Full Time
6 Sep 2021
Support Workers Wanted!!
Impact Care Services Hiring for Support workers for Prestigious Mental Health Hospital in Northampton (Grafton Regis)
This Mental Health Hospital provides quality, specialised treatment for males and females with learning disabilities, Brain Injuries where their needs challenge mainstream service provision in medium and low secure services.Patients are encouraged to develop their skills in a community setting and individual programmes will vary dependent on patients' needs as they progress through medium secure to low secure and community rehabilitation services
Some of the benefits we offer our agency staffs are the following:
We offer 37+ hours in a week *£10 and above depending on experience*
We provide Criminal Record Checks (DBS)
Shift flexibility (12 hour shifts, morning shifts, afternoon shifts) days and nights to match your availability.
Weekly pay (pay rise review every three months
Weekly Bonus Schemes. (T&C apply)
Transport is available.
Holiday pay.
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.
We are excited to have you join our agency and show care homes we can make an IMPACT
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  • Job Reference: 367860651-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2021
  • Employer: Impact Care Services
    Impact Care Services
  • Location: Towcester, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: £9.00 to £10.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Mental Health, Other
  • Job Type: Full Time