Mental Health Support Worker at Accordia Care (Tier 2 Visa Sponsorship Available)

An exciting and highly rewarding role has opened for individuals who wish to make a difference in people’s lives as Accordia Care is currently recruiting to fill the role of Mental Health Support Worker.

At Accordia Care, care and support are provided for some of the most vulnerable individuals in society. The organization operates with a clear mission underpinned by its Vision and Values.

As a new provider, Accordia Care’s mission is to open supported living services in London and Surrey, followed by the development of specialist Neurobehavioral services on a national basis.

The team at Accordia Care possesses significant experience in the Health and Social Care space. With this knowledge and experience, the organization is determined to provide the best quality services in the sector and to bring care back into the forefront of healthcare.

Position: Mental Health Support Worker

Salary: £11.90 per hour

Job Type: Full Time

Location: Spalding, Linconshire, UK

About the Role

Accordia Care is looking for motivated individuals who want a rewarding role as part of a service that makes a difference.

As a Mental Health Support Worker, you will join our team supporting service users in their homes in our new assisted living service in Spalding. Accordia staff benefit from great career progression, sector-leading professional training and great job stability.

Accordia Care specialises in providing person-centred care for adults with a forensic mental health background, challenging behaviour, learning disabilities and autism to enable them to play a meaningful part within their community. You will be responsible for the delivery of outstanding care to the people we support. They are looking for motivated individuals who want a rewarding role as part of a service that makes a difference.

Qualifications

  • Experience with working with people with Mental health , Autism, Challenging behvaiours and Learning Disabilities
  • People who have used restraint or would be comfortable being trained to use restraint
  • Can lone work with confidence and be part of a wider team
  • Strong values and person-centred approach
  • Must be able to work shifts to meet the needs of the service
  • Individuals who are enthusiastic, resilient, energetic, and proactive
  • Individuals who can go biking, fishing, swimming and engage in physical activity with the person they will be supporting
  • You will need to be enthusiastic and creative to provide the best person-centred support possible
  • A commitment to personal and professional development
  • Resilience and drive to overcome challenges
  • The ability to understand and demonstrate empathy for the people you are supporting
  • Be passionate about supporting adults with learning disabilities and autism
  • Be prepared to work with people who present with challenging behaviour and in some cases risky behaviours
  • Be energetic, active, confident and fun!

Desirable

  • Experience working with either forensic mental health, supported living or residential setting
  • Can evidence NVQ qualification in social care or Care Certificate – Training can be provided
  • Have a knowledge and understanding of diabetes or worked with individuals with diabetes – Training can be provided
  • Have a valid driving licence
  • Live within a 30-minute commute / drive to Spalding

Benefits

  • Sponsorship: To qualify for Tier 2 Sponsorship at Accordia Care candidates must meet all the below terms and conditions before applying:
  • Must already live within the local area of Spalding, Lincolnshire, and
  • Must be already in the United Kingdom on a Student Visa and graduated.
  • Fully paid 2-week induction and clinical training
  • PMVA training
  • Fully paid DBS check to start employment, you will then be required to sign up for the DBS Update Service and maintain an annual subscription (at a minimal cost of £13 per year)
  • 28 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays (pro-rata)
  • Onsite parking
  • NVQ enrolment
  • Excellent opportunities for career progression into a head of care position
  • The opportunity to work in a passionate team focused on delivering outstanding care
  • Develop skills in risk management planning, Care planning and Assessments to support career progression.
  • Support to learn the legal frameworks governing social care
  • Weekly engagement with the Clinical support team specialising in Positive Behavioural Support

Required Documents

  1. CV/Resume
  2. Cover Letter

Application Process

Interested and qualified individuals should kindly CLICK HERE to learn more about the role and to apply

Application Deadline

Unspecified

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