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Mental Health Support Worker

We have an exciting opportunity for a Mental Health Support Worker to join our friendly team here at First Choice Home Care.

Job title: Mental Health Support Worker

Location: Norwich, NR1

Salary: £13.50 up to £15.50 per hour + Benefits (Listed below)

Hours: Varying days and shift patterns in accordance with your availability and as agreed with the Registered Manager.

You will be responsible for:



* Ensuring Service Users are at the heart of care delivery and their wishes and preferences enhance their wellbeing.


* Ensure Care Plans are read and followed accurately and efficiently at each Service User visit.


* Advise, assist or undertake general housework, in order to keep the part of the home regularly used by the Service User clean and tidy as required.


* Advise, assist with or attend to the appropriate personal needs of the Service User, which will include dressing, washing, toileting, feeding, putting the Service User to bed and getting them up as required.

A Service User's right to privacy, respect, dignity and confidentiality should be observed at all times.


* Administering medication as per Care Plan and MAR Chart.


* Be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of those individuals you support.


* Work with a variety of complex service users including those with Mental Health issues, learning disabilities, drug / alcohol abuse histories, various physical disabilities, and challenging behaviours.


Our ideal candidate will:



* Be punctual, and smart in personal appearance, by wearing Company uniform and adhering to relevant health and safety procedures.


* Seek opportunities for personal and professional growth, committing to achieving the relevant qualifications commensurate with the role.


* Be a role model for other carers and be an ambassador for the service.


* Be professional, polite and reasonable at all times.


* Have previous experience working in a similar role / environment (desired).


Benefits:



* Blue light card


* £150 joining bonus and £150 refer a friend scheme


* Pension scheme


* Holiday pay


* Free DBS


* Enhanced bank holiday pay


* Career progression


* Possibility of enrolling on Health and Social care qualification


* Paid In-house training provided which includes Care Certificate and ongoing training


Next Steps:

To apply for our vacancy for a Mental Health Support Worker, please click on Apply and upload a copy of your CV.

We look forward to hearing from you.