Mental Health Support Worker
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Mildmay Oaks is a low secure and locked rehabilitation service for men and women with learning disabilities and autistic spectrum disorders. Our full care pathway includes the following facilities:
Low secure, learning disability (18 male beds)
Locked rehabilitation, learning disability (13 male beds and 8 female beds)
Mildmay Oaks aims to meet the needs of people with learning disabilities and encourage them to achieve their potential of safe living in the least restrictive environment. Rehabilitation is led by our specialist and highly experienced clinical team which is comprised of:
- Occupational therapy
- Art therapy
- Social work
They offer specialist clinical treatment programmes which include one-to-one sessions when group therapy is not appropriate for clinical reasons. The clinical programmes are informed by patient needs and are reviewed for individual and group therapies on a 12-week basis.
Mildmay Oaks aims to support patients in a range of community based activities as part of a full treatment programme and to prepare them in moving through their discharge pathway towards a community based placement.
Patients participate in community group meetings whereby they will agree and plan daily and weekly activities on-site and within the community.
We are looking to recruit personable, flexible and motivated Health Care Assistants to support our qualified staff with the delivery of care to our patients. You will be involved in the personal care and meeting the psychological needs of a diverse group of service users with varying degrees of mental and physical issues. You will be caring and attentive with the skills to build strong and trusting relationships with people. It is also important that you work well in a team as you will work alongside qualified nurses and staff from other professions.What we'd like from you:
- Previous experience within a healthcare setting desirable
- A strong sense of responsibility
- Reliable & trustworthy
- Willingness to learn
- Effective communication skills
- Flexibility and strong "can do" attitude
- Quality orientation
- 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (at commencement of employment)
- A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)
- Private Medical Insurance Scheme
- Life Assurance
- Free meals while on duty
- Care first - Employee Assistance Services
- Continuous learning and development
- Career development
- Personal health insurance
- An employee assistance programme
- Voluntary Benefit
From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.
The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.
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