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Mental Health Support Worker

Posted 3 days ago

Job Title:

Mental Health Support Worker

What The Job Is:

We have an exciting opportunity for experienced support workers in the health care sector to join our team in Ballymena. This role is based in Ballymena and is due to start as soon as possible once all relevant checks are completed.  The suitable applicants will have experience working in a healthcare background, have knowledge of the role of support workers and working knowledge of barriers faced by those with mental health issues. The hours of work are on a shift basis and the rate of pay is £9.00-£13.00 per hour depending on shift worked.

Who We Are:

First Choice now one of Northern Ireland’s leading Healthcare Recruitment Agencies has come a long way since opening its doors in 1994. We employ over 40 consultants and place over 1000 temporary staff every week in a variety of Public and Private Sector Settings.

We value our Healthcare Staff and the hard work they do and are currently looking for individuals to join our team.

What The Job Entails:

This is a diverse role and will include a number of key areas including:

  • Prompting personal care of service user’s.
  • Encouraging independence, and assisting with full inclusion into the community.
  • Provide emotional and practical support when required.
  • Help service user’s with finances and assisting with budgeting of monies.
  • Keep concise and factual records.
  • Interaction with staff and healthcare professionals

What We Need From You:

  • Six months experience working within the healthcare sector.
  • Driving licence and Access to a car
  • Team working skills.
  • To have or be willing to attend all mandatory training courses
  • Health and Social Care Qualification.
  • Niscc registered or willing to apply and an ACCESS NI check.

What We Will Offer You:

  • £9 – £13 per hour (Depending on experience)
  • A dedicated recruitment team that focuses solely on processing applications which is why we can process quickly
  • A minimum of 28 days paid holiday’s (pro rata)
  • Inclusion into our company pension scheme
  • Free Comprehensive and ongoing annual training courses

The Nitty Gritty:

  • Hours of work are on a shift basis.
  • 24 Hour on call service that can be accessed for emergencies
  • Closing date of advertisement is 05.06.19 @ 5pm
  • Start Date for role is as soon as all relevant checks are completed.


The Next Steps:


If you like the idea of making a difference to people’s lives and would like to expand your career in the Healthcare sector and work for one of Northern Irelands leading provider of Healthcare Staff then please contact the team that always ticks the boxes.


First Choice is an equal opportunities employer


Mental Health Support Worker

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