Mental Health Support Worker/Care Assistant

Mental Health Support Worker/Care Assistant

Nouvita | St. Albans, AL1 1, GB

Posted 8 days ago

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Salary: Up to £11.44 an hour
Contract: Full time, permanent - 30 hours per week including alternate weekends.
We are looking for a passionate support worker, who will provide great care that allows our service users to feel safe, respected and valued. If you are someone who is able to make a difference in the lives of those suffering from complex mental health conditions, then why not consider joining us at Lavender Lodge? You will join a friendly, highly skilled and enthusiastic management team that offers a comprehensive programme of care to our residents
About Lavender Lodge
Located in St Albans in Hertfordshire, Lavender Lodge is a residential home, offering accommodation and 24-hour care for up 9 adults with learning disabilities, mental health conditions and complex needs.
Essential skills/responsibilities:
To work as a care assistant / healthcare assistant / support worker for patients as part of the care team at the hospital with the support of senior staff.
To undertake aspects of care with or without direct supervision, including coordinating recreational groups, personal care, activities for patients and escorting duties.
To ensure the safety and well-being of patients, and to always work in a manner that promotes dignity through the adoption of person-centred care principles.
What we offer:
Up to 28 days annual leave including bank holidays pro rata
Enhanced overtime pay scheme up to £12.33 an hour
High street discounts via HCPA Academy
Career progression
Access to our 'Refer a Friend' scheme to earn up to £500
Pizza evenings.
In-house training and development.
Employee assistance programme.
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
Salary: Up to £11.44 per hour
Employee discount
Referral programme
Weekend availability