Mental Health Support Worker

  • Location

    Woking, Surrey

  • Sector:

    Mental Health

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £18,055 - £21,568 DOE plus £3000 location allowance

  • Contact:

    Amanda Wright

  • Contact email:

    perms@hscjobs.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    ZL/4006/SW/WOKING/MAY19

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-06-24

  • Consultant:

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Mental Health, Support Worker, Woking

£18,055 - £21,568 DOE plus £3000 location allowance

We are looking for a Mental Health Support Workers who live close to the Woking area of Surrey, who can support people with complex mental health needs within a secure environment. Maybe you are a Psychology Graduate or looking for career in Mental Health?

This rehabilitation service is rated Good with CQC who regulate care services and mainly caters for individuals who have a mental health condition. You will form part of a fantastic, responsive team who deliver therapeutic care and treatment to adults with learning disabilities and complex mental health needs. Your aim will be to make the most of each day, encouraging and supporting with daily life skills, engaging in therapeutic activities and working on a more stable future. This will involve helping with personal care, escorting out in the community and engaging in social activities. It may also involve dealing with challenging behaviour.

What experience do I need?

Some experience within Mental health or supporting someone with challenging behaviour is desirable but not essential as full training is provided;

An interest in a career in Psychology/Mental Health as well as a desire for a career where you can make a difference to a person’s life.

Pay rates, benefits and hours

  • £18,055 - £21,568 per annum DOE plus £3000 location allowance;
  • Full-time hours, 36 hours week one, 48 hours week two;
  • 12-hour shifts - the shift pattern would usually be three shifts one week, 4 shifts the next;
  • Free shuttle bus to & from Woking train station;
  • Free meals on duty;
  • Employee discount scheme;
  • Paid DBS check;
  • Regular Support & Development so that you can flourish.

If you are looking to develop a career in Mental Health, and this position excites you, we would love to hear from you. Becoming a Support Worker could be just the start of your career! Who knows maybe you could be a Manager of the Future!

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