Mental Health Support Worker - Tyler Ward
Company : Cygnet Health Care
Job Location : Blackheath, UK
Posted on : Thu, 28 May 2020 12:31:34 GMT
Job Description :
Cygnet Health Care have been providing a national network of high quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years.
In this role you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users & their families.
Cygnet Hospital Blackheath provides inpatient low secure and PICU services for men with a mental health illness.
We are currently recruiting full time Support workers for Tyler Ward, our PICU service which provides assessment and treatment for men who are experiencing an acute period of mental illness.
As an active member of our dynamic team, you’ll provide support for our nursing staff including the admission, assessment, implementation and discharge of inpatients, with a focus on dignity and safety at all times.
In this role you’ll:
Offer enhanced care with a flexible learning approach for all our patients
Work in the hospital area, providing guidance and encouragement to patients through physical and emotional support
Maintain a safe, clean and enjoyable environment to live and work in
Assist patients with their medical and welfare needs and report as required
Learn about individuals’ specific needs and provide help in the most appropriate way
We're looking for people who have:
Previous inpatient mental health experience in a challenging and/or an acute setting
Excellent communication skills and the ability to be a good team player
The sensitivity and energy required to provide a trusting, stimulating and varied lifestyle for the patients
A genuine desire to make a real difference in people’s lives
A strong, flexible mental aptitude and an ability to cope with the physical demands of the role
NVQ level 2 in a relevant care setting is preferable but not essential
In return, you’ll receive a competitive salary and a range of benefits including:
Full training and Induction
£3000 London location package
Regular coaching and support
Employee Discount Scheme
Company pension scheme
Company paid Life Assurance scheme
Smart Health Toolkit- Providing you with Fitness Programmes, Nutrition consultation and Health checks
Health Cash Plan
Subsidised meals on duty
For further details on all our benefits, please visit https://cygnetjobs.co.uk/benefits/
Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.