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Mental Health Support Worker

Location: SITTINGBOURNE, KENT, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 17,000-18,000 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: Care Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: about 2 months ago Reference: X3-354893

At Reed Social Care, we are currently looking for a support worker to work on a permanent basis with our client based in Sittingbourne. You will be a welcome member of the team, and your role will include supporting individuals with a learning disability/mental health condition to live a full meaningful life. The ideal candidate for this job vacancy will have experience in learning disabilities and mental health (not essential). Within this role as a support worker you will need a good and clear understanding of medication, procedures, safeguarding policies and procedures. Also, you’ll need motivation skills, be self- motivated, flexible and organised.

Main Duties and Responsibilities Include: -
 Support the Service user with everyday task and help them live independently
 Support people with Autism, Mental Health Needs, Acquired Brain Injuries, and Learning Disabilities
 Support with shopping, laundry, cooking, budgeting and personal care if required
 Support with activities

Essential Criteria: -
 NVQ Level 2/3 Health & Social Care - or at the very least be willing to work towards these. 

Further Information: -
Successful candidate will be required to hold or apply for an Enhanced DBS Certificate and have 2 references, including one from their most recent employer

Job Types: Full-time at least 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £8.72 an hour

Experience:
 Support Experience (1 Year)

Location:
Sittingbourne

 

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