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Mental Health Support Worker - Cheltenham

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Job Description

Support Worker/Care Assistant – Central Cheltenham
Retain Healthcare, Gloucestershire are currently recruiting support workers to work within specialist residential and supported living service in central Cheltenham or ongoing shifts. You will be working alongside one of the country’s leading providers to support people with learning disabilities who have been providing specialist, holistic care for over 20 years.

Pay rates are £10 to £20 per hour  (with holiday pay accrued separately)
The shifts are 12 hour, both Day and Night.

Working with Retain Healthcare means that you will have:

  • Weekly pay (PAYE not Umbrella so no hidden charges)
  • FLEXIBLE hours - part time or full time, with a range of shifts including days and nights.
  • Access to multiple high street discounts via the Blue Light scheme
  • Free industry leading, extensive training
  • Free DBS
  • 24/7 support from our highly experienced team
  • Fast track registration available
  • Application and access to your Rota via our mobile app
  • Access to ongoing personal development
  • Recommend a friend bonus scheme
  • Regulated by CQC
  • Retain Rewards
  • EAP – Employee assistance programme
  • Free uniform (Where applicable)
Location:
The services are situated in Cheltenham, very close to the train station. At this service assessment, they specialise in the treatment and rehabilitation of adults with mental health difficulties within a community setting, whilst providing a safe and supportive environment.

A variety of shifts are available including nights and long days and either ad hock or block booked work is available.
The purpose of your role is to give the highest possible standards of support to individuals with moderate to severe learning disabilities
Your duties will be assisting with all aspects of daily living including some personal care, medication and healthcare appointments along with accessing the local community and maintaining relations with family and friends. Additional activities may include:
  • Trips to pubs and restaurants
  • Music and discos
  • Cinema and watching movies in the house
  • Gaming
  • Walking/exercise and some sport
  • Art and craft sessions
 
Requirements for this role:
  • Minimum 6 months paid experience in care setting
  • Experience with mental health care preferred but not essential
  • Physical Intervention Training(PBM, PMVA) desirable but not essential
  • Right to work in the UK and able to provide proof
  • Completion of our online application form and able provide refernces
 
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