Health Care Support Worker - Therapeutic Activity

NHS Scotland ,
Glasgow, City of Glasgow


Job Description

We have 3 posts available. As an integral member of the multi-disciplinary team you will work in partnership, demonstrating compassionate caring behaviours to fulfil the key functions of the inpatient ward/department. You will also assist in the delivery of a range of therapeutic activities for inpatients. In particular you will be responsible for contributing to the care and support of people involved in the inpatient mental health service. You will provide care and support as part of an agreed plan of care which involves the use of strength based recovery focused approach that proactively involves the person. You are required to be able to undertake duties without direct supervision working in partnership with patients, carers and other professionals/ agencies in line with legislative frameworks, agreed standards and clinical policies as well as participating in regular Nurse Line Management Supervision and Clinical Supervision. It is desirable you are educated to or actively working towards SVQ3/ SCQF level 6 or equivalent experience and have completed a health / mental health / social care programme or equivalent experience You will be required to work 5 days over 7; this will include shift working and weekends. Informal Contact: Hazel Thomson, Inpatient Operations Nurse Manager on 0141 211 6549 Details on how to contact the Recruitment Service can be found within the Candidate Information Pack