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Health Care Support Worker - COVID-19 in Ashford / Southfield, Southampton

Job description

Southern Health is one of the largest Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health, adult and child community health and learning disabilities.

Your NHS Needs You!!

We are recruiting Mental Health Healthcare Support Workers and we need your help! Experience is not essential however you must be motivated, kind and compassionate with a can do attitude to be successful in this role.

We have vacancies at our Ashford and Southfield inpatient units. Would you like to work in a forensic service to build a brighter and better future where you belong? If so then we would love to talk to you.

Ashford is a low secure forensic unit which provides specialist multi-disciplinary assessment for people with a learning disability, who also present with psychiatric disorder, personality disorder or challenging behaviour.You will work with other team members to to promote independence, by providing effective treatment and skills training within a risk management plan to enable the patient to be discharged in to the community, or where needs dictate, onto an appropriate continuing healthcare service.

Southfield provides specialist care and treatment for people with serious mental illness in a secure environment who are detained under the mental Health Act, service users are aged between 18 – 65 years old, and may have either committed a criminal offence, or have challenging behaviour. The main purpose of the unit is to assist Service Users to understand and manage their own mental health, so that where possible, they can be reintegrated back into the community.

You will be an important part of our team and the NHS needs your help more than ever! This is a rewarding and varied role where you can make a difference to our patients.

So if you can put the patient’s needs at the center of what you do, love a challenge and want to be part of an outstanding team, you could be just what we are looking for.

Full and Part time roles available but you will need to be flexible with shift patterns including weekends and nights.

Please note that we will shortlist sporadically before the closure of this job advert, therefore you will be contacted shortly after you apply.

Extra information

Ashford / Southfield, Southampton
Profession Sub-category
Health / Medical
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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