Supporting people with mental health conditions can include those with learning disabilities, personality disorders, forensic mental health, and serious mental illnesses, such as depression and anxiety. You will work alongside a fully trained team and be under the guidance of a qualified nurse so you are fully supported at all times. The ideal mental health support worker will have a real passion for care and the ability to deliver a high level of therapeutic treatment and rehabilitation to each patient.
We are actively seeking flexible and committed mental health support workers to work within a challenging hospital setting in West Sussex. Experience is preferred but not mandatory as full training can be provided. The hospital is split into 5 different unit’s, each catering to specific patient requirements to help support males and females who suffer with their mental health to help them on their care pathway towards therapeutic rehabilitation care.
Due to the location of the role, drivers are preferred but not essential. You are welcome to apply if you have other means of transportation to and from the shift.
Location: Burgess Hill
Job Type: Flexible on going work
Shifts: Night shifts.
Pay: £10.42 (hourly) inclusive of holiday entitlement. Bank holidays are paid at time and a half.
About the Role:
Your role will involve providing specialist care to adults (18+) who have mental health issues to promote recovery and enable them to acquire the skills needed to manage their mental health. You will be required to meet with patients to assess their engagement levels and help ensure risk assessments are up to date to promote their safety.
The patients within your care can display high levels of challenging behaviours, that some people may find distressing. Due to this, all staff members are required to have valid restraint training such as MAPA / TMVA / PMVA. If you do not have the required training it is mandatory that you attend our specialist 3 day PMVA training course. This course usually costs £250 or more. We are able to offer this to you at a highly discounted price of £75! (We pay the remainder).
- Weekly pay (every Friday)
- Free Car parking on site
- A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPP)
- Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
- A comprehensive induction training programme
- Potential for career development within the site and organisation
- Holiday Pay
- Refer a friend scheme (£250)
Key Requirements Required:
- Valid DBS uploaded on the update system. (DBS forms can be purchased through our online application)
- PMVA / TMVA / MAPA trained (Training can be provided)
- Right to work in the UK
- Complete the company's mandatory online training courses if you do not have a current certificate for them. These are free of charge to you.
Can you deliver a holistic and therapeutic approach to care and really make a difference to people with mental health conditions? Are you hard working, driven and have a passion for care? If you're looking for a new and exciting role where no day is the same, full training and career progression is available and activities and responsibilities are varied then this could be your dream role. We would love to hear from you. Click ‘APPLY’ now and one of the Vetro team will be in touch.
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