Brook Street

Mental Health Support Worker (Car Drivers Only)

Brook Street
Stroud, Gloucestershire, England
£17000 - £18500 per annum + Benefits
01 Jun 2018
29 Jun 2018
Sandie Rutter
Contract Type
Full Time

A well established reputable national organization is recruiting for day support workers for their 4 - 8 bed Residential Care Home in Stroud, Gloucester. You will mainly be supporting females between 13 - 21 year olds who suffer from mental health, self harm, depression, attachment disorder, trauma, neglect, anxiety and abuse who will display challenging behaviour (some are physically challenging).

Main Job Role:
- Support them with everyday duties i. cooking, cleaning, laundry, shopping etc
- Work together in a team to help get them up in the mornings to helping put them to bed at night
- Assist them with their daily meals and diets (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
- Help them get to their classes and support them with their homework
- Accompany them to appointments, health visits, out in the community and day trips
- Get stuck in with their daily 121 / group activities - bowling, going for a walk, education activities...
- No personal care

Contract / Terms:
- Salary is £17,000 - £18,500 per annum = £8 - £8 an hour
- Qualified candidates who have Diploma / NVQ / QCF Level 3 in Children & Young People's Workforce OR Health & Social Care (Children & Young People) will be on £18,500 per annum (£8 an hour)
- Unqualified candidates will be on £17,000 per annum (£8 an hour) and will increase to £17,500 per annum (£8 an hour) after 3 months probation period
- 3 shifts per week which are 7:30am - 3:30pm, 2:30pm - 10:30pm or you can do long shifts 7:30am till 10:30pm
- Mondays to Fridays with alternative weekend
- Full time contract of 40 hours a week but we can offer 30 hours as well.

Qualifying candidates:
- Have life, paid, personal or voluntary experience in care (any setting / sector)
- Must be a car driver due to the nature of the role

Benefits (pro rota):
- Full induction and ongoing training provided
- 28 days annual leave including bank holidays
- Online benefits and cashback rewards
- Cycle to work scheme
- Just Drive scheme
- SMART Childcare Vouchers
- SMART Pension option

If you have the right skills or experience for this role; then please call Jeet on 0117 9221130 or email your CV with the job reference number to: - thank you and good luck with your job search

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