Support Worker

We are seeking a compassionate and dedicated Support Worker to join our client in Redditch, providing care and support to an individual diagnosed with Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder (EUPD).

Posted: 3 May 2024

Salary:

  • £11.50 per hour

Location:

  • Redditch

Job Type:

  • Permanent
  • Full-time

The role will involve working closely with the individual to promote their wellbeing and independence.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing one-to-one support to the individual with daily activities.
  • Assisting with emotional regulation techniques and coping strategies.
  • Monitoring and managing self-injurious behaviours with sensitivity and care.
  • Encouraging engagement in therapeutic activities and promoting positive social interactions.
  • Accompanying the individual to appointments and activities outside the service.
  • Administering medication as prescribed and maintaining accurate records.
  • Liaising with healthcare professionals and family members to ensure a holistic approach to care.

 

Requirements:

  • Experience working with individuals diagnosed with mental health.
  • Understanding and empathy towards the challenges faced by individuals with EUPD.
  • Ability to remain calm and composed in potentially stressful situations.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be a driver with a valid UK driving license.
  • Relevant qualifications in health and social care are advantageous.

 

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary with opportunities for career progression.
  • Comprehensive training and ongoing support provided.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Employee assistance program.

 

If you are passionate about making a positive difference in the lives of individuals diagnosed mental health and possess the necessary skills and qualities, we would love to hear from you.

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