Mental Health Support Worker

Job Description

Immediate start for an experienced support worker, paid weekly!

QS care are looking for an experienced support worker to join their team to work closely with one of clients and their established team. Our client provides high quality support to individuals who have been diagnosed with mental health illnesses, some of which are down to drug or alcohol addiction.

Your duties will include:
•Follow the policies and procedures set out by the service in which you are working to ensure you maintain a safe environment for all services users, other staff and yourself.

•Ensure you understand the needs and requirements of each services user you are supporting, following the detailed care plan in-situ and reporting any changes to their situation effectively so that their support plans can be updated to remain accurate and ensure the safety of staff working and the service users.

•You will be required to document and report any concerns which may arise, effectively and efficiently.

•Help support the service users with their day-to-day routine, always encouraging and promoting independence, choice and dignity.

•Assist with nutritional needs/ demands.

•Encourage and engage in activities to develop life skills.

Key Information

Posted: February 02, 2024
Location: Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Reference: 154342
Duration: ongoing bank work
Hourly Rate: Rate of pay is £11.50-11.80 per hour
Working Hours: This vacancy is for a night role, which has 2 shift patterns, hours for each are below; 19:00 - 07:00 20:00 - 08:00
Closing Date: 20240301

Experience & Qualifications

Relevant experience for this role is;
– 3 months previous care experience within the UK.
– In date enhanced DBS, or willingness for one to be done for you.
– In date mandatory training.
– Able to provide at least 1 professional reference in a similar setting.

If you do not have a valid DBS and/or training, do not worry as we can help you with this. We are happy to offer online training available at a subsidised fee and the certificates are yours to keep!