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Support Worker

Service Care Solutions are looking for a support worker to take care of individuals on a mental health treatment pathway coming from a medium or low secure environment, who need further physical and relational security as well as therapeutic support.

This will be based at a 47-bed low secure hospital in Pontypridd.

As a Support Worker at our centre, you will be required to provide residential and therapeutic care to all patients, many of whom present with significant cognitive problems, challenging behaviour and both physical and psychiatric comorbidities.

Your day-to-day support will enable them to achieve greater independence and self-responsibility in preparation for stepping down to community placement and social integration.

Working alongside our multidisciplinary team, you will work with respect and integrity to help deliver high quality treatment and rehabilitation to each of our patients, at every stage of their illness.

The normal working week is 39.4 hours worked flexibly Monday to Sunday.

Shifts will include days, evenings, nights, weekends and bank holidays.

Your benefits will include:

salary of £17,971.80 + dependent on experience and qualifications
opportunities to access overtime bonuses
21 days' annual leave, plus 8 bank holidays
career succession planning
extensive training
overtime bonus
To join our team, you must:

demonstrate enthusiasm and an innovative approach to enriching our service users' lives
have excellent communication skills
have a desire to learn
be able to undertake an enhanced DBS check