Mental Health Support Worker

Entreprise: CV-Library
Type d'emploi: Temporaire
Salaire: 10 GBP/par heure

An exciting opportunity has just become available for a support worker to join a private residential service for adults with mental health needs in Clacton-on-Sea.

*Do you know someone who would be interested in this role? We offer a £250 referral bonus per successful candidate that is referred*

Salary per hour: £10.65ph ltd

Hours and length of contract:
*Part time initially 2 shifts per week
oEarly: 07:30-14:30
oDay: 09:30-17:00
oLate: 13:30-21:00
*Length of contract: 4-6 weeks (likelihood of extension)
*The manager is looking for the position to be filled ASAP

Daily Duties:
You will be working within a private residential service that supports 4 adults with mental health needs, with the aim of helping them to live as independently as possible and be active members of the community.

As a support worker you will provide high quality and compassionate care to the service users and responsible for their general well-being. In particular, there is a male recently back from hospital who requires 1:1 support 14 hours a day and 2:1 to move around the home and also requires personal care.

Daily duties include but are not limited to:
*supporting service users to plan and engage in activities in line with their individualised activity planner - e.g. holidays, social events, religious and sporting activities, education and employment.
*Maintain the general health, wellbeing and emotional needs of service users - includes personal care (intimate care, attending health appointments, administering medication)
*Ensure the safety of the service users and that all concerns around safety and safeguarding are reported
*Support new team members
*Supporting service users to keep in contact with family and friends
*Maintain accurate and detailed records - preparing and implementing care plans, risk assessments, writing daily reports, behaviour support documentation, health appointments and accident/incidents and completing other environmental records

Person specification:
The applicant must have recent experience of working with Mental Health and be DBS cleared.

If you are interested in this role then please contact Emma at SCS on (phone number removed) or send across your CV directly to (url removed)