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Support Worker

  • Location:

    St Mellons

  • Sector:

    Care & Supported Housing

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £10.09 per hour

  • Contact:

    Theo Parsons

  • Contact email:


  • Contact phone:

    02921 660 880

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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  • Liquid error: internal
Do you have an interest in supporting vulnerable adults to help them lead a more independent life?

 Are you enthusiastic, resilient, and driven to enrich and make a difference in the lives of these people? 

Supporting people with mental health conditions can include those with learning disabilities, personality disorders, forensic mental health, and serious mental illness, you will work alongside a multidisciplinary team to deliver a high level of therapeutic care, treatment, and rehabilitation to each patient.

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. 

The hospital offers 29 beds split into single-gender units. The unit delivers individually tailored support based around models of care including Positive Behaviour Support, Active Support and Building Better Lives.

Immediate starts available!

Location: Cardiff
Job Type: Flexible ongoing agency work, block bookings available.
Shifts: 7:30AM until 07:45PM / 7:30PM until 07:45AM
Pay: £10.09 inclusive of holiday entitlement

About the Role:

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) 

This role offers flexible working hours, with either full or part-time shifts available to fit around your work / life balance. The ideal candidate will have some experience within a similar role or setting. 
Your role will involve providing specialist care to adults (18+) who have mental health issues, learning disabilities and other challenging behaviours to promote recovery and enable them to acquire the skills needed to help them lead a more independent life. 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.
  • Excellent Rates of pay, weekly pay, and no payroll charges
  • Plenty of opportunities to maximise earnings and career development
  • Flexible working hours to suit your needs 
  • Vetro Mobile App for communicating shift availability and booking work 
  • 24-hour support line from Vetro Nursing
  • Free online training and subsidised practical training 
  • 121 personal relationship with Consultant
  • Agency worker of the month
  • Entry into our Golden Ticket to win £1000
  • Holiday Pay
  • Contributed Pension
  • Agency worker of the month
Key Requirements:
  • Valid DBS uploaded on the update system. (DBS  forms can be purchased through our online application)
  • TMVA / PMVA trained (Training can be provided)
  • Right to work in the UK
  • Experience in a similar role
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