20 Jan 2017

Full-Time Mental Health Support worker. 15.000 per annum.

CareAssist UK LTDUxbridge, England, United Kingdom


Job Description

Purpose of the Position:


To work as part of a team providing care and support to individuals within their own home, based on the ordinary life principles of choice, competence, community participation, and respect and community presence.


Principle Duties and Responsibilities


1.To develop and maintain the skills of the service user by encouraging and involving them in day to day activities, participating in service users’ chosen activities and enhancing community networks.

2.To facilitate and support the person to make all decisions affecting their life.

3.To contribute to, implement and monitor service user’s support agreement in consultation with the service user.

4.To support the service user maintain their health and general well being.

5.To support the service user with personal care as required.

6.To carry out household duties, in a way that involves the person as much as possible.

7.To administer medication according to procedure.

8.To support the service user with the management of their personal finances and in accordance with the service procedure.

9.To support the service user to plan social activities and holidays and to accompany the service user when required.

  1. To assist in the general administration of the service, including updating daily diaries, communication book, incident/accident forms etc.
  2. To communicate effectively with outside agencies, professionals, relatives etc as required.
  3. To adhere to all policies and procedures and to assist in developing, monitoring and implementing them.
  4. To receive regular formal supervision and undertake training as required, and to contribute towards the induction of new staff members.
  5. To proactively support the person to maintain and develop friendships with others in their community.
  6. To actively support person centred approaches within the service.


This job description outlines the main duties and responsibilities of the post holder. The post may include other duties and responsibilities not specified here. It is also likely that changes may be required from time to time.


How to Apply

Dear Sir/Madam. Many Thanks for your enquiry into the Mental Health Support Worker post with Care Assist Ltd, we are a Mental Health specialist organisation with vacancies for experienced staff in Mental Health Care and Support. The shifts are variable and include early mornings/evenings and sleep-ins & weekends. We are looking for staff to employ in our current vacancies in Hillingdon, Ealing and Brent. Current Salary per annum is 15,000. Please request an application form by email to [email protected] or from our website. CV's are not accepted. Once we have received your application, we will only contact you if you have been short-listed for interview. Yours Sincerely. Care Assist Recruitment Team.  

Job Categories: Social Care. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in Endless.

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