Support Worker - Romford

An exciting position has become available to work as a support worker in Romford, Essex. You will join an attentive team working in a specialist, low secure service for male patients over the age of 50. This location offers two 13 bedded wards, providing an excellent age-appropriate care service for males suffering with mental health, personality disorders, or mild to moderate dementia and are in need of physical health care needs.

The client is offering flexible weekly shifts, with the possibility of block blockings.

This role is immediate start, post recruitment.

Support Worker essential skills:

  • Provide support to senior and nursing staff
  • Promote positivity
  • Observe, assess and respond appropriately to patient needs
  • Prepare and maintain patient records
  • Build and maintain professional and therapeutic relationships with patients and their families
  • Keep calm under pressure and when dealing with challenging or confrontational behaviour
  • Good organisation and problem-solving skills
  • Manage and communicate sensitive information effectively and in accordance with legislation
  • Effective communication and team work skills

Meditemp requires you to have:

  • A minimum of 6 months recent experience as a hospital based mental healthcare assistant
  • Occupational Health in line with the dept. of health
  • Eligibility to work within the UK
  • Physical Intervention training (valid within last 12 months)
  • A Care Certificate qualification

Why choose Meditemp:

  • Mandatory and PMVA training available
  • Round the clock booking service
  • National temporary and long-term vacancies
  • Free uniform
  • Referral scheme of up to £250
  • Weekly payroll

Established since 2015 Meditemp have been specialising in mental health staffing nationwide within both the NHS and private sector.

For more information or to apply please contact Meditemp on 01233 632148 or email: info@meditemp.co.uk

Meditemp is acting as an employment agency on behalf of our client in relation to this vacancy.

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