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Mental Health Support Worker - South Manchester

Job Field:
Support Services Jobs
Speciality:
Care Assistant/Support Worker Jobs
Doctor & Nurse Grade Type:
Unspecified
Doctor & Nurse Grade:
Unspecified
Country:
England
Region:
All England
Contract Type:
Part Time Permanent
Currency:
£
Salary:
12.09 to 13.95 per hour
Salary Description:
£12.09 - £13.95 per hour + expenses, pension, training & support
Posted:
18-Sep-19
Recruiter:
Medacs Healthcare
Job Ref:
SC/MHSW/09

Mental Health Support Worker £12.09 to £13.95 per hour - £75 per sleep shift.

With an enviable reputation for delivering high quality homecare services, Medacs Healthcare is quickly emerging as one of the UK's leading homecare providers.

We design and deliver customised home care packages to elderly people, adults and children to promote independence, well-being, dignity and quality of life. As well as being committed to caring for our clients, Medacs Healthcare also cares for its staff. Our professional yet friendly approach gives our care workers the support they need to grow and develop in their role.

Our staff are valued and encouraged to be the best they can be.

Due to continued business growth, we are looking to recruit an enthusiastic & dedicated Support Worker, with experience of working within the field of Mental Health to join our established team working in our client's home in South Manchester.

Experience of working with clients with Schizophrenia, personality disorders or similar serious mental health disorders is desirable.

Your role will be to provide personal support and practical assistance, to include assistance with medication and day to day living tasks to our female service user in her own home and also, support her when out in the community, shopping, cinema, eating out etc.

You must be flexible and able to work a mixture of shift patterns to include weekends on a rota basis.

Shift patterns are:-

08.00 to 16.30 - 16.00 to 24.00 - sleep 24.00 to 08.00.

Applicants must be reliable, honest, patient, hardworking and conscientious with good communication skills and a caring nature. Excellent time keeping and attendance is also vital to the role to ensure continuity for our client. A flexible approach with a team players attitude is required for this position. In return, we offer full and ongoing training and support; competitive rates of pay a generous refer a friend scheme, enrolment in to our company pension scheme and paid holidays.

Previous experience of delivering support to clients with mental health issues is essential, along with a caring, calm and flexible approach.

A full DBS will be required to commence work with Medacs Healthcare. This is to be funded by the applicant upon a successful interview, although we will discuss options in the event of financial challenges.

We aim to create an inclusive working environment that is challenging, stimulating, rewarding and fulfilling. We value diversity and encourage equal opportunities for all. We think this is the best way to attract the kind of people we're looking for; people who are passionate, involved and committed to providing our employees and customers with the service they deserve.

If you believe you have the skills, experience and flexibility for this exciting position, please call today to arrange an immediate interview.

Closing Date:
17/10/2019

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