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Mental Health Support Worker

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are working with a new client offering support to adults and young people suffering with Mental Health disorders such as addictions, depression, anxiety, stress and eating disorders.
This client is looking to take on new staff with strong background in supporting mental health, who can hit the ground running and provide a professional service.

The Role

As Support Worker you have the opportunity to make a profound difference to the day to day life of clients by being a source of social, emotional and behavioural support. Your responsibilities will include;

  • Delivering assigned therapies where necessary or assisting trained therapists
  • Provide safe social spaces and opportunities for clients to engage in activity
  • Assistance with de-escalation and seclusion
  • Provide witness to administration of medication

To be considered for the role of Support Worker you need;

  • Experience as Support worker in residential setting, sheltered accommodation, or as a lone worker
  • Knowledge of professional advice and support for those suffering with Mental Health Issues
  • Resilient and Patient - able to manage distressed clients

Please be aware that all applicants will be subject to background checks and will need a current DBS certificate (update service registered).

If this opportunity sounds like something which you would really excel in, or if you want to hear about other vacancies, please send over your up to date CV.

What you can expect from Teaching Personnel

  • A dedicated consultant to discuss current or future roles with you
  • An extensively discounted CPD program
  • Payment in house, meaning no fees from Umbrella companies
  • GBP9.50 an hour or above

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see teachingpersonnel.com/faqs for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later

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