Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust

Mental Health Support Worker | Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust (BB-03DE2)

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At Dorset Healthcare we pride ourselves on the Dementia Health services we provide to our patients and their families.Older People's Organic Mental Health inpatient Services in Poole, Dorsetare recruiting Mental Health Support Workers for St Brelades and Herm Ward to continue the quality care we offer to our patients.The role offers the post-holders to gain valuable experience and skills across the field of Dementia Health care. Our award-wining innovative services are well-resourced and developing in line with the National Dementia Strategy.In-Patient Ward services operate as Practice Development Units and are also supported by the Kings Fund and Health Education Wessex initiatives.The services have strong links with local Universities and are involved in the improvement of their portfolios of care across all the teams.We are looking for individuals who are motivated to make a real difference in dementia health. Passion and compassion are essential personal qualities for this role, along with excellent team-working, communication and assessment skills. Experience is not required as full training will be given to the successful applicants.Full and part time vacancies are available and successful applicants will be required to work shifts that include:Early - 7:00 – 15:00 (with 30 minutes unpaid break)Late - 15:00 – 21:00 (with 30 minutes unpaid break)Twilight – 20:30 – 01:00 (No break)Nights – 20:30 – 07:30 (with 60 minutes unpaid break)Successful applicants will receive a comprehensive and structured induction programme upon commencing employment.In return we can also offer you:• Great opportunities for continuing professional development, including training, appraisal and supervision.• Monthly pay plus enhancements for night, weekend and bank holiday working.• NHS pension scheme.• Holiday and Sick Pay.• NHS discount and salary sacrifice scheme.• Not forgetting our unique selling point - our Trust beach huts located along the famous Sandbanks coastlineYou will be required to undertake aPrevention and Management of Violence and Aggressioncourse and it is a condition of your employment that you successfully complete all aspects of this course; if this is not achieved you will not be able to commence working in the post.Employment in this post requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.This advert closes on Monday 22 Mar 2021

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location_on Bournemouth, United Kingdom

work Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust

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