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Mental Health Support Worker (Band 2)

  • Location:

    Edinburgh

  • Sector:

    Mental Health

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    Competitive + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Jamie Millar

  • Contact email:

    Scotlandrecruitment@medgen.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    0131 370 9199

  • Job ref:

    168418SCO

  • Published:

    23 days ago

  • Duration:

    Ongoing

  • Expiry date:

    2020-12-03

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

​​​Mental Health Support Worker

Are you a caring and compassionate person who would like the opportunity to work for one of the UK's leading nursing agencies? We're looking for Health Care Support Workers to pick up a number of immediate and ongoing shifts in Edinburgh. You will be responsible for participating and assisting in the delivery of care/services to patients and service users as part of a Mental Health and Social Care Health Service.

What's great about this role?

  • Work, learn and develop within a supportive and friendly multidisciplinary team

  • Full support from the wider team and the opportunity to broaden your experience

  • Friendly and supportive recruitment and bookings team who are available anytime

As a Mental Health Support Worker you will be involved in:

  • Assisting in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the evidence-based care required, including health promotion

  • Contributing to the setting of quality standards, including the monitoring and reviewing in line with current clinical guidance practice and policy

  • Reporting and recording any changes in the service users mental/physical/emotional/ state in the care plan, and to the qualified nurse/nurse in charge

  • Working to the direction of the qualified nurse to ensure that the requirements of the Mental Health Act 1983 are observed, adhered to and implemented

  • Escorting service users as required under the guidance and supervision of the qualified nurse

  • Assisting service users in meeting their Activities of daily living

  • Responsible for maintaining and conducting oneself in a professional manner towards service users, carers, colleagues and other agencies

Why work for MedGen?

  • Competitive Pay Rates - work this week, get paid next week!

  • Flexible working to suit your lifestyle – Take control of when you want to work

  • Support when you need it – 24/7 365 days – Call us anytime on 0131 370 8908

  • Ongoing and immediate work - Start working immediately and book in work for the future

As a Mental Health Support Worker you will have;

  • An NMC pin

  • A recent PVG Check (Medgen will support in getting an update)

  • Mental Health trained with PMVA’s

  • The right to work in the UK

  • Knowledge of the Mental Health Act

  • Confident, an eye for detail and happy dealing with large volumes of work

Apply
Register today for various flexible shifts.

For more information on the roles or details on how to join MedGen, simply get in touch with Jamie Millar on 0131 370 9199 or email scotlandrecruitment@medgen.co.uk