mental health support worker-bristol

job type
£ 17,500 per year
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job details

bristol, south west
job category
social care
job type
working hours
£ 17,500 per year
Mental Health
reference number
02920 877510
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job description

Women's Mental Health Support Worker - Bristol

Do you have a passion for providing first class support? Are you an experienced Support Worker? We have exciting opportunities available for a Women's mental health Support Worker role in the Bristol area.

You will be based with in a residential setting working women with the most complex needs relating to serious and enduring mental illness and or personality disorder. The model of care is based on the Recovery Model and prides itself on being person-centred. Many of the women who are referred have stepped down from either medium, low secure or locked rehabilitation services.

Services users are encouraged to use the local leisure and educational facilities in the area, as the house promotes strong independence and aid with their recovery pathway.

This is a permanent commencing as soon as possible. To be considered for this role, experience of working within a similar secure setting in the care sector is preferable however we are also looking for individuals with vast life experience in general.


* Promoting independence to service users with mental health and personality disorders.
* Effectively communicating.
* Supporting service users with day to day activities.
* Implement effective and creative approaches to problem solving.


* Remaining focused under pressure.
* Experience working with those with extremely mental health.
* Excellent communication skills.
* A flexible attitude to working hours.
* Qualified in Level 2/3 in Health and Social Care or evidenced experience.
* A valid DBS.

You will be required to work 11.5 hours shifts on a rotational basis between Monday and Sunday (days and nights). This will be generally 14 shifts over 4 weeks.


* Paid training.
* Competitive annual leave.
* Opportunity to work overtime hours with bonus payments.

If you're looking to join a company with fantastic opportunities, competitive salary, working with a friendly team then this could be the role for you. To avoid missing out on such a brilliant opportunity to join a market leader in the area, please apply by either calling 02920877510 or via email

This role is open to receiving applications over the next two weeks. Within 10 days of the closing date, appropriate applicants will be invited to register with Randstad Care.

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.


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