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Support Worker

Part-time | Temporary Cardiff 6 days ago

Safehands Recruitment Agency are looking for experienced support workers to join our team. We are more than just a recruitment agency; we care about the wellbeing and happiness of both patients and staff. With our roots deeply embedded in the healthcare sector, we have a profound understanding of the unique needs of care homes, hospitals, and mental health facilities. We supply across South Wales into Care Homes, Mental Health Hospitals, Residential Units and Specialist-Built Services for Young Adults with Learning Difficulties.

· Flexible Hours
· Blue Light Discounts
· Comprehensive Training
· Variety
· Weekly pay

Mental Health Support Worker Responsibilities:
· Supporting Individuals: Provide one-on-one or group support to individuals experiencing mental health challenges. Assist them with daily activities, medication management, and emotional support.
· Creating a Safe Environment: Ensure the physical and emotional safety of the individuals you care for by maintaining a calm and supportive environment.
· Assessment and Monitoring: Conduct assessments of individuals’ mental health needs and monitor their progress. Report any significant changes or concerns to the appropriate healthcare professionals.
· Communication: Maintain open and effective communication with individuals, their families, and the healthcare team. Keep accurate records of interactions and observations.
· Promoting Independence: Encourage and empower individuals to develop and maintain their independence by teaching life skills and coping strategies.
· Crisis Intervention: Be prepared to respond to crisis situations and provide immediate support to de-escalate and ensure the safety of all involved.
· Advocacy: Be an advocate for the rights and needs of individuals, ensuring they receive the best possible care and support.


All applicants will be expected to complete physical restraint training, which is covered over a 3-day period and is required before you can be assigned to work.

You must have a minimum of 3 months UK Care Experience OR NVQ Level 2 or above in Health and Social Care

Reference Information:
A minimum of 2 references will be required to apply for this position. Your references must:

  • Be your current/most recent employer.
  • Cover at least 3 years of employment (in total).
  • Be obtained from professional email addresses. (Email addresses such as ‘@yahoo, @gmail, @hotmail,’ etc. will not be accepted.)

Position: Mental Health Support Worker
Location: South Wales
Salary: From £10.42
Note: Higher wages can be discussed for applicants who hold NVQ or Equivalent in Health & Social Care Level 2 or higher.

Company Disclosure Statement: Safehands Recruitment is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children, young people, and vulnerable adults and expects all its employees to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure & Barring Service.

Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to become a Mental Health Support Worker with Safehands Recruitment. Apply now and be part of a team that cares deeply about you, your growth, and the mental health of the community we serve.

Apply today and let’s make a difference together!

Job Type: Temporary contract

Pay: £11.44 per hour

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