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Mental Health Support Worker. Job in United Kingdom Care Jobs

Location
United Kingdom
Salary
£11.25 to £11.65 Per Hour
Job Type
Full Time
Posted
26 Jul 2022
Our multi-award-winning organisation is looking to recruit a Mental Health Support Worker to join our Care team. The role of Mental Health Support Worker is based on a rota basis which may include evening and weekend shifts. This is a pivotal position to help ensure our residents live a meaningful life and feel involved within their community.

The role of Mental Health Support Worker will involve the delivery of Care Services within our Mental Health Care Homes to excellent standards.

What you will be doing

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to work as a Mental Health Support Worker in our friendly and dedicated team. This is a key role supporting residents. You will:

Assist residents with personal care, food and drink and administering medication
Support residents in all activities of daily living to maximise wellbeing and promote choice, independence and dignity
Provide encouragement and companionship by engaging with residents and other stakeholders
Support with recreational activitiesWho are we looking for?

The successful candidate will have:

Health and Social Care NVQ minimum Level 2 or Level 3
Demonstrable knowledge and understanding of mental health issues and diagnosis.
Experience in engaging and motivating clients with mental health issues in a similar environment, preferably in the residential section.
Experience of providing personal care, administering medication, and carrying out risk assessments in a similar role, paid or voluntary.
Experience of working with people with challenging or anti-social behaviour.
Experience of working in a multi-culturally diverse environment
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Details

  • Job Reference: 668770420-2
  • Date Posted: 26 July 2022
  • Employer: Jewish Care
    Jewish Care
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Salary: £11.25 to £11.65 Per Hour
  • Sector: Mental Health, Other
  • Job Type: Full Time