Mental Health Support Worker

Mental Health Support Worker Bournemouth, England

Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust
Full Time Bournemouth, England 21730 - 23177 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

Pebble Lodge is a purpose built 10 bed general adolescent unit for young people aged between 12 and 18 years, who are experiencing acute and severe mental health problems. Pebble Lodge also provides an education and day programme service for these young people.

We are seeking to recruit flexible, enthusiastic and motivated staff to join our progressive multidisciplinary team. We pride ourselves on the quality of our service and the skills and dedication of our staff, and we are committed to providing opportunities for professional development in order to continue to provide a high quality service.

You will be required to undertake aPrevention and Management of Violence and Aggressioncourse and it is a condition of your employment that you successfully complete all aspects of this course; if this is not achieved you will not be able to commence working in the post.

Employment in this post requires a Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

You will carry out assigned tasks involving direct care in support of, and supervised by, a Registered Nurse. The working hours of these posts will be flexible to meet the needs of the service. This could include Out of Hours cover including evening, nights and weekend work.

At Dorset HealthCare we’re on a mission to empower people to make the most of their lives through our outstanding, joined-up healthcare services. We’re a dynamic, forward-looking Trust, running 12 community hospitals, specialist inpatient facilities and a wide range of integrated community and mental health services for a population of almost 800,000 people.

We do things differently here – it’s one of the reasons the CQC rated us ‘outstanding’ in 2019. It’s also why 95% of patients across our services say they have a good or very good experience of our services and 89% of staff feel they can really make a difference. Whether you’re looking to work with us in one of our bustling market towns, vibrant urban locations, thriving seaside spots, or among the rolling hills of Dorset, there are lots of ways you can make a difference in our communities.

Our 7,000-strong workforce is at the heart of what we do and our success is a testament to our brilliant people. We're all about building a workplace for the future, we believe in equal opportunities and we celebrate diversity. We’re an inclusive workplace, where everyone is welcome, everyone can be authentic, and we are all encouraged to be the best version of ourselves.

Working with us you’ll be part of a strong team, challenge yourself, build a career, and teach us what we don’t know. And you’ll be working towards our vision to be better every day through excellence, compassion and expertise in all we do.

For the main duties and responsibilities for this role please read the attached job description and person specification. When completing your application please ensure your supporting statement reflects the criteria set out in these documents by showing how your experience and skills apply to this post.

Mental Health Support Worker
Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust
London, United Kingdom
Amanda Pritchard
$5 to $25 million (USD)
10000+ Employees
Insurance Carriers
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