Psychology Graduates Wanted! Mental Health Support

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    AddressWoking, Surrey

Fantastic opportunity to develop career in mental health.

– Excellent rates of hourly pay, paid weekly.
– 40+ hours per week
– Flexibile shifts to suit you, including days, weekends and nights.
– Long 12hr shifts – days or nights.

We are registering experienced psychology graduates to work on an ongoing, temporary basis at a private mental hospital in Woking, Surrey. This is the perfect start to your career within mental health!

You will work on a shift basis, between 10 to 40+ hours per week, depending on your availability.

The hospital is low-secure with services for males, females and adolescents with mental health issues. Support is provided in both long-term stay wards and short-term Psychiatric Intensive Care Units (PICUs).

Support Workers assist Registered nursing staff to provide individualised, quality care to patients.
You will play a key role in the motivation of patients and in participating in patients’ treatment plans and activities.

Help to maintain high standard of individual patient care and rehabilitation.
Receive and act upon handovers, reports and instructions.
Take all possible precautions to safeguard the welfare and safety of staff, patients, visitors and the public by implementing all policies and procedures.
Help provide a safe, clean, comfortable and therapeutic environment for patients and raise necessary warnings whenever a hazardous situation is discovered.
Report accidents and untoward incidents to patients, visitors or staff.
Be aware of the psychological, social, physical and spiritual needs of all patients.
Through observation, monitor and inform nursing staff of any changes in patients’ physical/psychological condition, or other significant factors.
Be able to function as a competent member of the team at all times, including challenging situations.
Escort patients under the direction of the Nurse in Charge.
Be courteous and helpful to patients and their families.
Notify Team Leader of special needs and problems in the unit.
Attend meetings as required on the unit.
Ensure patient/staff confidentiality is maintained at all times.

We are keen to hear from people with the following:
-Psychology qualification, and ideally some experience in social care
– Able to work 12 hour shifts (daytime or night shifts).
– Able to work flexibly, often at short notice.
– Reliable, punctual and well organised.
– Able to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
– Professional manner, with strong communication skills and neat handwriting
– Physically fit and healthy, fully mobile, able to engage in physical restraint.
– Ability to take on board instructions and follow procedures.
– Knowledge of confidentiality requirements.
– Resilient nature, prepared to deal with difficult situations, while recognising limitations.
– Strong awareness of health & safety and risk management.
– Stable personality, with a mature disposition.

For more information on this or other roles with LIme Social Care please call today