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Support Worker

  • Job reference: EL302
  • Location: Essex
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Adults
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Job description: We are looking for Mental Health Support Workers for a fantastic opportunity to join a specialist private Mental Health Service in Essex.

*Do you know someone who would be interested in this role? We offer a £250 referral bonus per successful candidate that is referred*

Temporary pay rate:
*Days £10ph
*Nights & Saturdays £11ph
*Sunday & Bank Holidays £12ph

Hours and length of contract:
*Full Time flexible shift pattern as below (predominantly nights)
oMonday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday
oSunday, Wednesday, Thursday
*The manager is looking for the positions to be filled ASAP, with an initial 3 month contract length and likelihood of extension.

Daily Duties:
You will be working on a newly opened ward for women aged 18+ with a primary diagnosis of personality disorder who are in crisis and require an emergency admission.
Service users are experiencing an acute episode of mental illness with high risk needs including significant self-harm, violence and aggression with co-morbid diagnosis which may include:
*Bi-polar disorder
*Dual diagnosis - learning disabilities

You will be observing and support patients at higher risk to manage and improve their mental health along with reinforcing daily living skills and preparing them for independent discharge back into the community.
Person specification:
The applicant must be DBS cleared for the position advertised and have previous experience in the field.

If you are interested in this role then please contact Emma at SCS on 01772 208963 or send across your CV directly to