Mental Health Support Workers - Leytonstone

Mental Health Support Workers - Leytonstone

£16,520 per annum (pro rata for part time, hourly rate £8.47)

Full time and part time opportunities available

You must be able to work flexibly on a shift rota basis, including some weekends and bank holidays

Job Role

Support and give Time to individuals with mental health needs, promoting their Recovery within a community environment. Treat individuals with dignity and respect and give power to service users to make their own choices. Provide support in all aspects of daily living including personal care to the administration of medication and support to manage finances.

Person Specification

Experience of caring/supporting people with mental health needs is desirable. You will need to be to work on a shift rota basis, be a great team player, motivated, enthusiastic and able to build positive relationships. Excellent listening and communication skills are essential. You will also need to be able to demonstrate a good standard of written, verbal and numeracy skills, as well as good basic IT skills.

The Service

Waterside Lodge - located in the heart of Leytonstone is a mental health supported living service, that provides 24-hour residential care, offering personalised support to our residents. Waterside Lodge enables and supports our residents to engage in various recreational activities by creating a social and homely atmosphere, which involves hosting barbeques in our lovely spacious garden, providing entertainment and going on summer day trips and engaging our residents in afternoon Tea and Talk sessions.


• Competitive salary, reviewed annually
• 28 days annual leave including bank holidays
• Comprehensive training and induction package
• Progression and development opportunities
• Refer a friend scheme, offering £250 for successful referrals (£500 for Nurses)
• Pension contributions equivalent of up to 3% of your salary
• We provide sick pay to support you if you are not able to work & enhanced maternity and paternity

CV's/Applications reviewed daily, interviews arranged to suit.


  • Care, Mental health, Support, Assistant, flexible, shift rota, permanent