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Mental Health Support Worker

Oxford, Oxfordshire
£18,727 to £19,771
Job Type
22 Mar 2021
Do you have the desire to help change lives and have experience of working within a mental health setting?

We are looking for a Mental Health Support Worker to join our team in Oxford City on a permanent basis. You will assist with the day-to-day recovery of the residents and encourage them to live independently. In return you will receive a competitive salary of £18,727 - £19,771 per annum (depending on experience). You will be required to work 37 hours per week across equally distributed shifts that will include weekends and sleep-ins.

Response Organisation is one of the largest mental health charities in Oxfordshire that provides housing and a range of support for people that experience severe and enduring mental health needs.

In return as our Mental Health Support Worker we offer fantastic benefits including:

- Free Onsite Parking (dependant on location)

- Discounted online shopping

- Outstanding induction and training

- Free flu jabs

- £100 towards gym membership

- Cycle to work scheme

- Employee assistance programme

- £500 refer a friend scheme

- Allowances for sleep ins and night shifts

What you will be doing as our Mental Health Support Worker:

The duties within any role vary from day to day. Our residents are individuals and they all deserve to be treated as such. Some of the core duties within the house will include:

Supporting, encouraging and prompting residents with their medication

Promoting and encouraging both physical and mental well-being

Completing a range of activities during key working sessions with residents, whilst helping them to achieve their aspirations

Update and maintain records via an in-house computer system

Ensure that house rules are kept and adhered to, as well as providing a safe and respectful environment

Conduct regular welfare checks and prompting residents to develop their skills and increase their independence

Liaise with multi-disciplinary teams and carers

What we're looking for in our Mental Health Support Worker:

Our main priority for these roles is to find people that can live our values every day. Experience within a care or mental health setting is desirable, qualifications are advantageous, however, we have a Learning & Development team who are happy to support you and your personal development and work to progress your career with us.

Above all, we are looking for people that share our values below and want to make a real difference to people's lives:

Caring - Our residents are the heart and soul of all that we do, we provide person-centred care that enables residents to live a life worth living. We believe that differences should be celebrated, and each resident's uniqueness enhances not only our community, but also the support we provide.

Safe - Honest and open relationships help to make all of our residents feel safe, and we provide a safe place for recovery for as long as a resident may require.

Creative - Continuous learning from one another is key. When working with a resident at their own pace there is/ are many ways to get creative with how they are supported.

Aspirational - Recovery is focused on what a resident can do, not what they can't.

Response is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

If this Mental Health Support Worker sounds like the role for you then please click 'Apply' today! We'd love to hear from you
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  • Job Reference: 250002197-2
  • Date Posted: 22 March 2021
  • Recruiter: Response
  • Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire
  • Salary: £18,727 to £19,771
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent