Mental Health Support Worker
The Priory Group
Priory Hospital Blandford, Blandford Forum, Dorset DT11 7HX
8d ago

Full Time 37.5 hrs p / wk - rota basis

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Are you looking to make a difference in a rewarding role?

Then we'd love to hear from you! Knowing that you’re making a difference to people’s lives is rewarding in itself, but our many roles offer much more than that.

As well as helping you grow and develop your talent, we want you to feel proud of where you work and what you do.

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The Role

As a Mental Health Support Worker, you’ll have a challenging but fulfilling job. Working with young people in our Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMHS) service, you’ll provide them with personalised care and create a calm, safe living environment.

For young people with complex, challenging needs, the level of care must go above and beyond. To help you succeed in your role we’ll give you comprehensive training to help you do your best.

In return you’ll need to be happy to work on a varied shift rota including days, nights and weekends.

You will be caring and attentive with the skills to build strong and trusting relationships with people. It is also important that you work well in a team as you will work alongside qualified nurses and staff from other professions.

What we’d like from you :

  • Previous experience within a healthcare setting preferable (experience working with young people & mental health would be a bonus)
  • An understanding of mental health
  • Great communication skills
  • Reliability & trustworthy
  • A willingness to learn
  • Flexibility and strong can do attitude
  • Comfortable working within a skilled team environment
  • What we’d like to give you :

    A competitive salary

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