Mental Health Support Worker

London, Greater London, England
EC2V
Cygnet £13.55 per hour Full time Save This Job
Pay
£13.55 per hour
Hours
Full time
Contract
Permanent
Role
Other Qualified Professional
Posted
3 May 2024
Closes
2 Jun 2024

Job Description

Cygnet have been providing a national network of high quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years.

We are recruiting full time Support workers for Cygnet Hospital Beckton which offers a range of secure mental health services for women across four specialist wards.

We currently have vacancies on:

New Dawn Ward - Personality Disorder Service offering DBT interventions
Upping Ward - Personality Disorder Intensive Support Service for Women
Hooper Ward - Acute Service for Women
Svanna Ward - PICU Service for Women

As an active member of our dynamic team, you'll provide support for our nursing staff including the admission, assessment, implementation and discharge of inpatients, with a focus on dignity and safety at all times.

We are ideally looking for people with previous inpatient mental health experience in a challenging and/or an acute setting. You will receive full training and Induction into the role and work on average 38.5hrs per week covering 11 hour shifts on a rota basis and must be able to cover a mixture of day (7.30-20.00) and night (19.30 - 08.00) shifts.

A career at Cygnet comes with excellent benefits. Whether it's saving you money on the high street with healthcare, holidays & leisure or securing your future with professional development and a pension, we support you to be happy both in & out of work.

Apply now to enjoy excellent career prospects while reaping the rewards of making a difference to others - every day.

In this role you'll:
  • Work as part of the Multi-Disciplinary Team to support implementation of the treatments and therapy as per the service users' care plans.
  • Compliment and provide support to the qualified nurses.
  • Undertake safe observations of patients sometimes on a 1:1 basis or with other staff.
  • Meet the physical and emotional needs of the service users in a caring and empathic manner.
  • Play an active role in maintaining physical and mental wellbeing by providing and supporting individual or group work.
  • Maintain a safe, clean and enjoyable environment to live and work in.
  • Work within Safeguarding guidelines
  • Undertake training in de-escalation and PMVA techniques to support patients with potentially violent or aggressive behaviours towards themselves or others.
We're looking for people who have:
  • Previous inpatient mental health experience in a challenging and/or an acute setting
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to be a good team player
  • The sensitivity and energy required to provide a trusting, stimulating and varied lifestyle for the patients
  • A genuine desire to make a real difference in people's lives
  • A strong, flexible mental aptitude and an ability to cope with the physical demands of the role
  • NVQ level 2 in a relevant care setting is preferable but not essential
In return, you'll receive a competitive salary and a range of benefits including:
  • Full training and Induction
  • Regular coaching and support
  • Employee Discount Scheme
  • 2 Days extra annual leave for your birthday and anniversary date
  • Company pension scheme
  • Company paid Life Assurance scheme
  • Smart Health Toolkit- Providing you with Fitness Programmes, Nutrition consultation and Health checks
  • Free private Health Plan
  • Subsidised meals on duty
  • For further details on all our benefits, please visit https:// Apply/benefits/
Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

Ref: CYG36108

Job Details

Mental Health Support Worker

London, Greater London, Englandd Cygnet
Pay
£13.55 per hour
Job level
Other Qualified Professional
Hours
Full time
Posted
3 May 2024
Type
Permanent
Closes
2 Jun 2024

Get new jobs like this by email

We'll send you jobs that match this search

You're consenting to receive job alert emails. Unsubscribe at any time. Also you can 'Join' to create a full account to edit your preferences. Read our privacy policy for more details.

Cygnet - 90 jobs https://www.socialcare.co.uk/Images/Default/recruiters/Thumbnail/48976e9d-289d-432e-8049-6bffa5f890c3133275194594747209.jpg
This job was posted to Mental health in London, Greater London, England

Similar Jobs

Similar Jobs

Southend-on-Sea, Essex, England£25.0 - 25.0 Per hour25th April 2024

Maidstone, Kent, England3rd May 2024

Telford, Shropshire, England£35000.0 - 45000.0 Per year15th May 2024

Maidstone, Kent, England14th May 2024

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England£18500.0 - 20150.0 Per year1st May 2024

Barnsley, South Yorkshire, England£18500.0 - 20150.0 Per year1st May 2024

Banbury, Oxfordshire, England£50.0 - 51.0 Per year26th February 2024

Birmingham, West Midlands, England£13.75 Per hour15th May 2024

Brent, London, Greater London, England£11.0 - 11.0 Per hour25th January 2024

Hereford, County of Herefordshire, England£13.0 - 16.0 Per hour17th May 2024

Show More
Apply now