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Band 3 Mental Health Support Worker

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  • Job reference: HQ00085929
    Devon
    Up to £14.19 per hour
    Contract
    Healthcare Assistant, Healthcare Assistant

    Description

    Sanctuary Health is currently looking for a band 3 mental health support worker for a locum contract in Devon within inpatient services.

    The pay rate for this locum mental health support worker job is £14.19 (LTD) per hour for weekday shifts, £17.03 (LTD) per hour for nights and Saturday shifts and £19.87 (LTD) per hour for Sunday and Bank holiday shifts. This job is an initial 3-month contract.

    Responsibilities of the mental health support worker:
    - To be fully aware of each individuals recovery care plan and be involved in clinical formulation and delivery of allocated individuals recovery care plans.
    - To participate fully in the allocated /associate nurse role.
    - Participation in the delivery of therapeutic interventions, - assisting / facilitating in the running of group and individual 1-1 activities, offering time in positive activity and engagement.
    - Participate in procedures involving intensive engagement and care of individuals who are distressed and / or verbally or physically aggressive.
    - To provide support with daily living skills.
    - Assist in all aspects of physical nursing care under the supervision of a registered nurse.
    - Be able to recognise signs of abuse and know procedures they need to follow to escalate their concerns.
    - Provide regular and practical support to individuals and their carers.
    - To maintain the dignity and well being of individuals and their carers at all times.

    Requirements of the mental health support worker:
    - Recent experience within a similar role

    Contact:
    This mental health support worker job is advertised by Paul Page; if you are interested in this position please click below to apply now.

    Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

    Reasonable Adjustments:
    If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting us. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.

     
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