Mental Health Support Worker


An exciting opportunity has just become available for a HCA to join a Private Mental Health Hospital in Darlington, County Durham!

*Do you know someone who would be interested in this role? We offer a £250 referral bonus per successful candidate referred


Temporary Pay Rate:

  • Standard Days: £11ph ltd

  • Nights & Saturdays: £12ph ltd

  • Sundays & Bank Holidays: £13ph ltd

Positions available across:

  • PICU Ward

  • Acute Ward

  • Personality Disorder Ward

  • Rebab and Recovery Ward

Hours and length of contract:

  • Full Time - 3 x 12 hour shifts per week

  • 7 day rota covering days and nights

    • Long day shifts: 07:00-19:30

    • Long night shifts: 19:00- 07:30

  • Support on a 24-hour basis therefore flexibility to work evenings and weekends is essential.

  • 6+ weeks contract length.

  • The manager is looking for the position to be filled ASAP.

Daily Duties:

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work within a private hospital working across a number of different wards on an ongoing basis,

Responsibilities will include:

  • Observe patient progress against planned goals and report changes in the patients' condition or care needs to a registered nurse in a timely manner

  • Perform welfare checks, guided by the personal support plan, work autonomously, using assessment skills to identify any problems the patient is struggling with

  • Undertake individual care plans, personal, practical and rehabilitative including assisting patients with rehabilitation programmes - including personal hygiene, shopping and meal preparation, prompting with medication, support with daily routines

  • Give medication as required

  • Updating and maintaining documentation relating to the service users care to the highest of standards.

Person specification:

The applicant must have a clear DBS and have recent and relevant experience within a Mental Health setting, a hospital ideally.

Applicant must also be fully Covid19 vaccinated.

If you are interested in this role then please contact Emma at SCS on 01772 208963 or send across your CV directly to

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