Mental Health Support Worker

Mental Health Support Worker Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Mental Health Support Worker to join our team.


  • Promoting independence;
  • Encouraging participation in activities;
  • Writing accurate and factual daily reports;
  • Medication administration;
  • Working in a team and on an individual basis;
  • Social inclusion;
  • Conduct regular welfare checks and prompting residents to develop their skills and increase their independence;
  • Supporting, encouraging and prompting residents with their medication;
  • Promoting and encouraging both physical and mental well-being;
  • Liaise with multi-disciplinary teams and carers;
  • Working as part of a team to deliver a consistent quality of support, which mitigates or reduces any risk to customers and colleagues;
  • Initiating meaningful engagement with customers to ensure they’re working towards their personal goals;
  • Using your own initiative to develop creative solutions in response to the needs of individual customers;
  • You will support clients on a daily basis, through person centered recovery plans, in self contained flats;
  • Managing emergencies appropriately with the support of other colleagues, including the on-call manager.


  • Flexible with shift patterns;
  • Minimum of 12 months’ experience (either in NHS or private UK hospitals);
  • Immunisation record;
  • Full-time agency;
  • PMVA/MAPA training (not essential as training can be given);
  • Valid DBS;
  • University degree or A Level qualification;
  • Professional manor;
  • Strong Behaviour management techniques;
  • Enthusiasm and friendly approach;
  • Primary experience preferred but not essential;
  • Previous support work within a school or other child related experience;
  • Experience or knowledge within special educational needs;
  • Previous mental health experience.