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Support Worker - Mental Health

  • Location:

    Gloucestershire, England

  • Sector:

    Adult care services

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £20660 per annum

  • Contact:

    Hannah

  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

  • Job ref:

    HW/231790_1631799057

  • Published:

    29 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    16/10/2021

Job Description

Support Worker
Gloucester
Full Time

We are working with a Gloucester based client who are recruiting a Support Worker to work on a full time permanent basis.


They provide support to adults with Mental Health who require support 24 hours a day 7 days a week, within a residential setting. However, this vacancy is to work days only between 8am and 8pm.


The role would involve:

  • Working with individuals to engage them in meaningful activities even when motivation is low and engagement is difficult.
  • Providing medication when needed.
  • Promote opportunities for individuals to create and develop friendships with other citizens.
  • Assist Nursing personnel, Team Leaders and Senior Support Workers to assess, plan, implement and evaluate individual care plans.
  • Feedback to the team and others involved in the care, information regarding any changes observed in the client`s mental state or social circumstances analysing any immediate risks and taking appropriate action.


What we are looking for:

  • Ability to manage time, plan and prioritise work efficiently and effectively.
  • The ability to show empathy and deal in a sensitive and tactful way.
  • Ability to use own initiative when dealing with individuals and colleagues.
  • It would be beneficial to have experience within a similar setting, however this is not essential.



Please apply today if you are looking for a new, exciting and rewarding role!




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