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Mental Health Support Worker

  • Job reference: RG.100
  • Location: Thatcham, Berkshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Adults
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Job description: Service Care Solutions are looking for Mental Health Support Workers across Berkshire and the surrounding areas. We have shifts available in various Forensic Mental Health inpatient Services across Berkshire with a mix of nights and days going either on a part time or full time basis. There are a large number of applications so if you want to be considered apply as soon as possible.

Roles:
*Undertaking support duties to service users with varying degrees of mental health illness in line with agreed plans and direction by the clinical team.
*Working towards attaining as much involvement, independence and choice as possible for residents in the organisation of their daily lives, as determined by the individual programmes and operations policies.
*Having a willingness to be respectful, accepting and tolerant of the people that require support, ensuring that service users' needs are met and that the dignity of service users and staff is maintained at all times.
*Ensuring the upkeep of service users' records where appropriate along with other unit based administration.
*Being supportive of service users in all areas identified within the service users' plan of care with an emphasis on the promotion of progressive interdependence/ social and personal development.
*Assisting in the development of service user's personal plans, their implementation and monitoring.
*Possessing the ability to diffuse/resolve stressful situations with the use of effective communication skills.
*Undertaking training and development courses as required and to contribute to the identification of own training and development needs.

Essential:
*Good communication skills
*Ability to work flexibility
*Basic Literacy skills
*Common sense approach to problem solving.
*Basic numeracy skills
*Motivation and initiative
*Some appreciation of Mental Health problems.

The benefits of Service Care Solutions:
* Twice weekly payroll runs
* £250 training allowance
* Excellent pay rates
* Exceptional referral bonuses
* Specialists mental health consultants offering single point of contact
* Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
* Ltd and PAYE payment options available
* Nationwide provider of mental health staff to over 80 different NHS trusts offering mental health services and over 200 local authorities.
* DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge.

We have shifts available immediately so if you have the necessary skills and experience, please apply to Chris Wheeler at Service Care Solutions calling me on 01772 208 962 now or email chris.wheeler@servicecare.org.uk with your updated CV