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Mental Health Support Worker

  • Location:

    Bedford, Bedfordshire

  • Sector:

    Adult care services

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  • Salary:

    Up to £16707 per annum

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  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Job Description

Support Worker
£9.18 per hour, 35 hours per week

Our client, a reputable care provide in the area, is looking for a Support Worker to join their friendly team in a supported living service.

As a Support Worker you will support people with Mental Health needs who may also have a dual diagnosis of Autism or a mild Learning Disability. You will support the service users to understand their diagnosis and develop coping strategies to manage their anxieties, which reduce the frequency and severity of challenging behaviours.

Your Duties:

You will be involved in the day to day support of the people within the service including, but not limited to, help with personal care, budgeting, shopping, cleaning, cooking, laundry and assistance with medication. Each and every person we support is unique so you will be encouraged to get creative, promoting each individuals' independence, choice and dignity whilst still having plenty of fun along the way. No two days will be the same!

About you:

Ideally you will be a driver with access to your own car. However a free bus service to and from Bedford is available!

Experience within the care sector is not essential as we offer full training, however candidates with experience in Mental Health are particularly desirable.

You must have enthusiasm and commitment to live the company values every day to ensure the people you support live happy and healthy lives.

In Return, there are lots of wonderful benefits included with this role including:

- Annual leave- 5.6 weeks holiday per year
- Duvet Days - get rewarded for coming into work with an extra day off for full attendance
- The opportunity to obtain a range of QCF's opening up further career opportunities
- Staff Referral Scheme - earn £200 for referring a friend into a support worker position and £1,000 for a nurse position
- Welcome bonus - to be paid in stages £75 on passing induction training, £75 to be paid on successfully passing company probation
- Employee of the Month Bonus
- And many more!

This really is a wonderful opportunity to immerse yourself in a friendly team and to know that your work is important and meaningful! With this role, you can really make a difference to people`s lives.

Please apply now! Or, if you require further information, then please either contact Mollie on


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