Mental Health Support Worker

  • Full Time
  • London
  • Salary Guide: £18,000 - £40,000


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Dorm Limited

The Support Worker will work as part of a team providing an environment where people with complex and challenging needs are encouraged to live as inde... Role: Mental Health, Category: Social Care, Size: N/A

Mental Health Support Worker: Dorm Limited

The Support Worker will work as part of a team providing an environment where people with complex and challenging needs are encouraged to live as independently as possible, using the assertive model of engagement and individually tailored support plans to form the basis for effective interventions. You will support the customers to develop and expand their life skills so that they can lead full and active lives within the community.

Position: Mental Health Support Worker
Location: London
Hours: Full Time
Salary Guide: £18,000 – £40,000
Last Updated: 19 June 2022
Job Category: Social Care

Mental Health Support Worker Role:

A Mental Health Support Worker, or Psychiatric Technician assists mental health patients with therapeutic and basic care. Duties include taking vital measurements and supporting patients with daily activities such as eating and taking medications.

Other Duties:

  • Collaborating with other healthcare professionals to develop treatment plans for people with mental health conditions
  • Implementing treatment plans and administering medication or therapeutic care to their patients
  • Observing patients for behavioural changes
  • Supervising and monitoring patients within the facility to ensure their safety
  • Performing comprehensive risk assessments on patients
  • Educating patients’ families about the patients’ mental health issues and educating them on how they can aid their treatment
  • Documenting and maintaining patient health records
  • Recommending patients that need more personalised treatment to Psychiatrists and Clinicians



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