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Senior Mental Health Support Worker

Location
Birmingham
Job Type
Full Time
Posted
16 Nov 2021

Senior Mental Health Support Worker

An exciting position has become available for a full-time Senior Mental Health Support Worker based in Birmingham. The successful candidate will earn a competitive salary.

As a Senior member of staff, as well as checking quality of work, Support Workers will report directly to you, and you will report to Management.

The candidate will be engaged to perform the duties of a Senior Support Worker. On occasion, the employee's job description may be changed with a notice period of 3 months.

Role Requirements

  • NVQ Level 2 Health and Social Care.
  • A DBS is required for this role.
  • A Driving License is preferred.
  • Previous experience as a support worker.
  • Able to work using own initiative.
  • Excellent timekeeping and organisational skills.
  • High standard of written and spoken communication.
  • Eligible to work in the UK.

Role Responsibilities

  • Actively seek to assist residents in achieving their support objectives.
  • Communicate effectively with residents, supporting their individual needs as and when required.
  • Encourage and motivate residents regarding personal hygiene generally, and specifically at the start of their day.
  • Encourage service users to comply with their support plans regarding their personal environment, laundry and health and safety.
  • Provide updates to enable review of assessments and support plans on a regular basis including daily input on reports for all residents.
  • Encourage resident involvement, in all aspects of their environment.
  • Motivate residents to attend community activities.
  • Remind and encourage residents to take medication, maintaining the prescribed intervals and dosage.
  • Check on residents at the beginning and the end of each day.
  • Support residents to prepare and cook meals observing health and safety measures and ensure residents are supported to keep kitchens clean and tidy for the use of other residents.
  • Support residents when attending outside agency appointments.
  • Report any concerns to management regarding health or wellbeing of residents.
  • Complete weekly health and safety checks and document results including fire drills.
  • Study and comply with Accommodation policies and procedures.
  • Support all members of the team.

Company

Our client provides accommodation and accommodation based support for vulnerable adults with enduring mental health issues. The team provide a safe, secure and compassionate environment to enable tenants to reach their maximum level of independence, and return to living within the community.

Why should you apply?

  • The chance to join a well-established company.
  • To join a fantastic team.
  • To showcase your knowledge and skill set.

If you're the ideal candidate our client is looking for, please send your CV by clicking the APPLY button

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Details

  • Job Reference: 423965912-2
  • Date Posted: 16 November 2021
  • Employer: Talent Finder
    Talent Finder
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Mental Health, Other
  • Job Type: Full Time