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Support Worker, Watford

  • Job reference: Oli 444
  • Location: Watford, Hertfordshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Adults
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Job description: Support Worker, Watford.

Vacancy working as a Support Worker for individuals suffering from a mental health crisis in Watford.
Your role will be to help with crisis de-escalation and reduce immediate distress. The service is a self-referral drop in centre for individuals suffering from a mental health crisis and your role will be to help with crisis de-escalation and reduce immediate distress, whilst liaising with other mental health workers, GPs, Crisis Teams, etc.
The role involves assisting in the planning, implementation and evaluation of interventions to meet the identified needs of the service users receiving care and support.

Candidates must be suitably qualified with at least Level 2 NVQ in care and must have previous experience of working in a mental health setting. You must also be able to demonstrate the ability to work under pressure and be willing to work unsupervised with patients.

The hourly rate for the role is £10.50 p/h ltd for weekdays and £11 p/h ltd for weekends.

The post holder will be expected to work in line with hours of service operation, which are 6pm - midnight with flexibility to work across seven days.

This a popular role with lots of interest, so please apply as soon as possible.

If you are interested in applying, please contact Oliver Parkinson on 01772 208963 or send your CV to oliver.parkinson@servicecare.org.uk

The Benefits of working with Service Care Solutions:
- DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge
- 3 weekly payroll runs
- £250 training allowance
- Excellent pay rates
- Specialist mental health consultants offering single point of contact
- Frequent notifications of upcoming opportunities via text and email
- Ltd and PAYE payment options available
- Nationwide provider of mental health staff to over 40 different NHS Trusts and over 200 local authorities