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  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Support Work & HCA's

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £10.42 per hour

  • Contact:

    Kevin Donovan

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  • Contact phone:

    02921 660 880

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  • Published:

    13 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Kevin Donovan

Do you have a desire to make a difference to the quality of someone’s life?. Are you interested in supporting people with Learning Disability and Autism, helping them lead a more fulfilled and independent life?. Are you enthusiastic, resilient and driven to want to help these individuals?. Would you like a career in healthcare. If the answer is yes then please read on.

We are looking for flexible and committed mental health support workers to work within a challenging hospital setting within the East Sussex area. The role will require you to support adults and young adults with mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety, personality disorder and bipolar. 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.

The service is located in a small, tranquil village in East Sussex surrounded by beautiful landscaped gardens, making it a highly therapeutic environment for all it’s patients. The hospital is split into a number of different unit’s, including 2 specialist unit’s that deal specifically with patients aged between 13 and 18 years. Since everyone is unique, the aim is to deliver a bespoke and personalised plan to each patient to help them on their path to recovery.

Location: Ticehurst, East Sussex
Job Type: Flexible on going work
Shifts: Flexible shifts depending on your preference. Full time/ part time. Day/night shift times 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. 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)
  • 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. 
Apply Now
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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Vetro Recruitment acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Vetro is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merit alone.