We are looking for enthusiastic, resilient and driven individuals to work as mental health support workers within our newly refurbished mental health hospital in Somerset. We offer specialist medium and low secure services to men and women who are suffering with mental health, we also offer support to individuals who have autistic spectrum disorder and learning difficulties. You will be working alongside a team of specialists and other mental health support workers, supporting one another to ensure the patient’s requirements and needs are met.
Within this role you may experience high levels of challenging behaviours that some people can find quite 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 subsidised specialist 2 day PMVA training course.
The ideal mental health support worker will have some experience working with mental health patients and or patients with autistic spectrum disorder. This is not mandatory as full training can be provided.
Job Type: Flexible on going work
Shifts: Regular Days 19:30 to 08:00
Pay: night shifts £12.33 (hourly) inclusive of holiday entitlement. Bank holidays are paid at time and a half.
About the role
You will provide therapeutic care and support to patients, which includes observing, monitoring, and keeping a record of patient conditions, treating each person with dignity, compassion, and honesty.
- Excellent Rates of pay, weekly pay, and no payroll charges
- Flexible working hours to suit your needs. Shifts scheduled and booked via Shift App
- 24-hour support line from Vetro Nursing
- On-Going Training
- 121 personal relationship with Consultant
- Agency worker of the month
- Entry into our Quarterly Golden Ticket to win £500
- 24-hour registration (Online Enhanced DBS)
- Holiday Pay
- Contributed Pension
- Free Uniform
- 6 months of experience working in a mental health setting
- TMVA / PMVA trained (Training can be provided)
- Proof of childhood immunisations is essential
- Right to work in the UK
If you’re looking for flexible hours and a challenging yet rewarding role where no day is the same then apply now! Click APPLY and a member from the Vetro team will be in touch.
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