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Mental Health Support Worker

  • Location:

    Preston, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Support Worker

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  • Contact email:

    [email protected]

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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  • Startdate:

    18/02/22 16:16:00

Job Description

We are recruiting for support workers in Preston to support a well established organisation supporting service users with historical forensic backgrounds.

BS Social Care is one of the UK`s leading recruitment specialists, with over 25 years experience in sourcing and placing skilled workers into roles within the social care sector. We offer a free and confidential service.

The role:
The role of the support worker is to support individuals who may have historical forensic backgrounds, the re offending for these service users are low and most of the history is pre-disposed and includes mixing with the wrong crowds. The service users can be verbally challenging but they are looking for individuals who can provide emotional support be able to think on their feet and follow their own initiative and be practical. Your duties each day will vary, from going out into the community on walks and working alongside social enterprises. This role is a on a temporary basis and has the potential to offer full time hours and possibly go permanent.

Who we are looking for:
Ideally we are looking for people like you who is a strong character and comfortable working in difficult situations. You will need to be aware of maintaining professional at all times but still being able to engage and communicate with service users and getting the best out of them.

In order to be considered for this role you must have a minimum of 1 years paid work experience within the social care sector. If you have any experience working within a similar role that would be beneficial but not essential.

What we offer:
competitive rate of pay
Holiday Pay
Pension Scheme
Incentives and Rewards
Out of hours team
And many more!

Sounds perfect? Please apply today or call James on 01772 400100 to discuss this role in more detail as you wouldn't want to miss out on this amazing opportunity.

Subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS


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