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Mental Health Support Worker

  • Location:

    Carlisle, Cumbria

  • Sector:

    Adult care services

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  • Salary:

    Up to £10 per hour

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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  • Startdate:

    05/07/19 11:33:19

Job Description

We have a very exciting opportunity which has arisen for a mental health support worker, for a 8 week temporary opportunity.

BS Social Care is one of the UK's leading recruitment specialist, specialising in sourcing and placing skilled workers into roles within the social care sector.

The role of the mental health support worker is to support individuals with post traumatic stress disorder, they require a lot of emotional support. You will be expected to be there as a companion and engage with the service user, this role is working on a 1-1 basis for 8 weeks temporary booking. This position is 37 hours a week but the booking has the potential to be extended.

The ideal candidate will be someone who is competent working on their own and is not phased by the distressed behaviour which may be presented. You will able to liaise with families from time to time and be passionate and patient within this role.

You will need a minimum of 1 years paid work experience within the social care sector or 6 months with a relevant social care qualification. If you have a DBS on the update service we would love to hear from you!

We offer competitive rates of pay, ongoing incentives such as temp of the month and recommend a friend. We also offer training opportunities and annual leave.

If this sounds like the role for you or you simply want to know more, please call Lucie on 01772 400100 or apply online at

Our branch is based in Preston, candidates will be expected to travel to our branch to register prior to going forward for this opportunity.


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