Mental Health Support Worker based Ringwood, Hampshire

  • Full Time
  • Ringwood
  • £11.44 per hour GBP / Hour
  • Salary: ££11.44 per hour

Website LKA Recruitment

An outstanding job opportunity has arisen for a committed support worker to work in an esteemed private mental health hospital in Ringwood BH24

Support Worker
• Shift patterns 0800-2000, 2000-0800
• Permanent position full time, 42 hours per week
• Basic rate £11.44, offers are based on experience and qualification so pay rates do vary

Job outline:
• Under the supervision of registered nurses to deliver a high standard of inpatient care in partnership with the wider clinical team, the service users and their family members/carers
• To support the named nurse/primary nurse in the assessment of needs for a group of patients and deliver their care under supervision
• To work within a team of nurses and other professionals who are committed to the delivery of a quality service
• To adopt a flexible approach to hours of duty, in order to meet the needs of the service over a 24-hour period.
• To be an active participant in the multi-disciplinary team, assisting in the formulating of care plans and utilising skills to inform patient assessments and evaluations
• To contribute to the information recorded on the patient information system by reporting to nursing staff on patient’s presentations throughout the shift
• Under the supervision of the registered nurses, to undertake assessments of individuals and their families and carers as appropriate admitted to inpatient care, including service users presenting with high risk
• Under the supervision of the registered nurses, to develop care plans and discharge plans in collaboration with the service user and their families and carers
• Under the supervision and guidance of the registered nurses, assess patient’s risks against their risk management plans and manage risks accordingly
• Under the supervision of the registered nurses regularly review risk factors and provide observational information to the MDT to enable them to modify care plans
•To support the Primary Nurse and Named Nurse for each shift in the provision of care to a group of inpatients
• To ensure that you are familiar with, and work within policies and procedures at all times

Skills Required:
• Minimum of 2 years UK care / support worker experience
• A good level of written and spoken English
• Previous experience in complex care (desirable)
• Driving Licence required due to the location of the hospital

We do not currently offer any sponsorship opportunities for this role, if you are not a UK resident, you will need to be able to provide a valid right to work.

For more information, please call LKA Recruitment on 01206 616695 option 3 or email your CV to

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