We are looking for flexible and committed mental health support workers to work within a challenging hospital setting within Winchfield. The role will require you to support adults and young adults with mental health conditions, learning difficulties and autistic spectrum disorder. You will be working alongside a specialist team of psychiatrists, Registered Mental Health Nursers (RGN) and therapist’s so you are fully supported within your role.
The ideal mental health support worker will have experience but this is not mandatory as full training can be provided.
Due to the nature of the role 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 TMVA 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)
The hospital believes that the location in which the therapy takes place is just as important as the treatment itself which is why it is located in a horticultural area with spacious gardens for patients to relax in. The hospital has six newly refurbished wards all including on-suite bedrooms for each patient and comfortable lounge areas. There is also outdoor gym equipment available for patients to use as and when they want and each patient is prescribed an exercise programme to help promote a healthy lifestyle.
Location: Winchfield, Hook
Job Type: Flexible on going work
Shifts: Days and nights available
Pay: £10.42 (hourly) inclusive of holiday entitlement. Bank holidays are paid at time and a half.
About the Role:
As a mental health support worker you will provide specialist care to adults (18+) and young adults (13-18) to help them acquire the skills needed to manage their mental health and live an everyday life. Your role will involve meeting with patients to assess their needs and ensure risk assessments are up to date and accurate and that company policies are adhered to at all times.
The patients you care for can display high levels of challenging behaviour that some people may find distressing.
- Weekly pay (every Friday)
- Flexible working hours to suit your needs
- Free meals whilst on duty
- 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
- On going training
- 24 hour support line from vetro nursing
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.
If you are resilient, enthusiastic and driven to enrich and make a difference to people's lives then we want to hear from you! Click ‘APPLY’ now and one of the Vetro team will be in touch.
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