Support Worker - Mental Health

Support Worker - Mental Health - North Norfolk gap healthcare are on the lookout for experienced Support Workers, to join the team at a Mental Health facility located north of Norwich, Norfolk. This is a fantastic opportunity for those looking for flexible work, shifts are available Monday to Sunday each week. Your job role will include: - Caring for patients experiencing acute mental distress or who have an enduring mental illness - Responding to distressed patients in a non-threatening manner and attempting to understand the source of distress - Applying `de-escalation` techniques to help people manage their emotions and behaviour - Preparing and participating in group and/or one-to-one therapy sessions, both individually and with other health professionals - Encouraging patients to take part in art, drama or occupational therapy where appropriate - Organising social events aimed at developing patients social skills and helping to reduce feelings of isolation - Promoting a `recovery` based approach to care This role requires candidates to have the following: - Valid DBS - Proof of Right To Work in the UK - A minimum of 6 months care-based experience Location: North of Norwich Pay: £9.15 > £9.50 p/h Shifts: 07:30-19:45 // 19:30-07:45 Please call us on 01603 917922 to get started - we look forward to hearing from you This vacancy is advertised on behalf of gap personnel group (Quattro Recruitment Ltd & Quattro Healthcare Ltd) who operate as an Employment Business. gap personnel group is an Equal Opportunities Employer. The gap personnel group are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. To view our full Privacy Policy please go to: https://bit.ly/2GAtG1R This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/92362922

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