Community Support Worker

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic Community Support Worker to join the MHSOP Community Mental Health Teams based in Scarborough, Whitby and Ryedale, to work with older people with mental health problems living in the community.

The post holder will be joining a multi-disciplinary Community Mental Health Team that is committed to the provision of high quality and patient-centred care for all who use the service, continuous service and staff development, and strong collaborative working relationships with local General Practice Surgeries, Third Sector, and Voluntary Agencies. The post will primarily be in supporting individuals who may be presenting with Dementia or Functional mental illness.

The successful candidate must have completed the Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 3 or equivalent. Candidates must also have Literacy and Numeracy level 2 or equivalent and must complete the Trust Healthcare Assistant competencies within their probationary period (first 6 months in role).

The successful candidates who do not have the required qualifications will be expected to enrol on the Healthcare Assistant Framework which will include the acquisition of the level 3 Diploma Health and Social Care, level 2 in Literacy and Numeracy or equivalent and achievement of competencies. You will have a maximum of 2 years to complete this.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Tyra Sutton, Team Manager or

Alastair Barker , advanced nurse practitioner. email:-

Reference: 40884884

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