Mental Health Support Worker (Residential)

Swindon, Wiltshire, England
Up to £16701 per annum + Benefits
03 Oct 2018
31 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Well established large organizations are recruiting for Support Workers for their 5 bed Residential Care Home in Swindon, Wiltshire. You will be supporting Adults who have mental health, schizophrenia who may display verbal challenging behaviour but at times may have outbursts.

Main Job Role:
- Support them with everyday duties i. preparing meals, cleaning, laundry, shopping etc
- Active service users who like to get out and about. They go on day trips, shopping trips, visiting families etc
- Support them out in the community and on health appointments / visits
- There will be lone working but you will work together in a team to share domestic duties
- When service users are unwell, you may need to help them with personal care

Qualifying candidates:
- Have life, paid, personal or voluntary experience in care (any setting / sector)
- Must be trained in medication OR have experience giving people medication

Contract / Terms:
- Salary with sleepins is £18,603 - £19,613 per annum = £8 - £8 an hour (£15,691 - £16,701)
- You will do 2 sleepins per week at £28 per sleep = £2,912 a year (already included in the salary)
- Shift patterns are: 8am - 4pm and 2pm - 10pm. Sleeps are 24 hour shifts from 1pm - 11pm (sleep) 7am - 1pm
- Full time role at 37 hours a week
- Working days are Mondays to Friday and you will work 1 in 3 weekends
- 5 week rolling rota

Benefits (pro rota):
- Outstanding training given plus a full induction
- Chance to complete a free NVQ / QCF qualification whilst you work
- Contributory Pension Scheme
- Life Assurance
- 33 days Annual leave including statutory / bank holiday
- Childcare Vouchers Scheme
- Where appropriate paid eye test plus up to £55 towards the cost of new glasses or lenses

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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