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Learning Disability and Mental Health Support Worker

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Vetro Nursing, Support Work & HCA's

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £10.42 per hour

  • Contact:

    Sian Davies

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  • Contact phone:

    0117 3133361

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  • Published:

    16 days ago

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  • Startdate:


  • Consultant:

    Sian Davies

Are you an experienced Support Worker or Healthcare Assistant with experience within mental health and learning disabilities?

Do you want a role where you will make an impact and enrich the lives of the patients you care for within a brand new hospital ward?

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join a new learning disability ward within an established private mental health hospital in Taunton.

We are seeking experienced Support Workers or Healthcare Assistants with experience within mental health and/or learning disabilities. Training will be provided should you not have experience in one of these area’s.

The patients you will be supporting will be between the age’s of 19-40 years and will have mental health difficulties along with some learning difficulties such as Autism, Speech and Language Difficulties or Mobility Difficulties.

It is essential that you hold an valid enhanced DBS certificate which is registered with the update service along with restraint training such as MAPA, TMVA or PMVA. Should you not possess these, we can help facilitate this for you. Please bear in mind, you will need to complete restraint prior to starting in the role. Experience within mental health or learning disabilities is essential however, it is not essential to have experience in both.

Pay and Hours of Work
The hospital operate a two week rota working four days in week one and three days in week two. The hours of work are 07:30am-20:00pm and 19:30pm-08:00am. The hourly rate will be starting at £10.42 inclusive of holiday entitlement.

Interviews are being held immediately for these positions, so please do get in touch ASAP if this is of interest to you.