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Mental Health Support Worker

Band 3

Main area
Home Treatment
Band 3
22.5 per week
Job ref
St Ann's Hospital
£11,287 to £12,477 p.a.
20/11/2019 23:59

Want to be part of the new NHS? Health and Care organisations in Dorset are at the forefront of transforming services to provide excellent, patient-centred care.

Dorset HealthCare recently achieved an Outstanding CQC status and is a dynamic forward-thinking Trust operating throughout Dorset. 

Dorset HealthCare plays a pivotal role in the strong partnership of public sector organisations across Dorset, Bournemouth and Poole. Our community and mental health trust has a caring and committed workforce of around 5,500 staff, serving a population of over 700,000 people.

We are looking for proactive, positive, respectful, supportive, reliable and trustworthy people to join us at Dorset HealthCare – we’re the biggest provider of healthcare in Dorset and offer exciting opportunities for people with a range of skills. We want to be better every day – do you?

‘This is an exciting time for us as we continue improving and adapting. I have seen some great innovation, fantastic teamwork and a real willingness to look at how we can do things differently’ – Eugine Yafele, Chief Executive (May 2019)





Dorset HealthCare Crisis Response Service is looking for Mental Health Support Workers wishing to join the Home Treatment Service based at St Ann’s Hospital in Poole.

This is an exciting time to join the Home Treatment Team. It forms part of new Access Mental Health Service in Dorset which also includes The Retreat, Community Front Rooms, The Connection and Psychiatric Liaison Services.

The Home Treatment Team works with adults living in Dorset, providing intensive home treatment in the community as an alternative to hospital admission.

You will be a part of a multi-disciplinary team and under direction you will provide a supportive role for service users and carers accessing the Home Treatment Service, in order to promote their recovery.

If you are an experienced Mental Health Support Worker we would welcome your application. We would also encourage applications from Mental Health Support Workers wanting to gain experience in a fast paced team as full training will be provided.

Employment in this post requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. 

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Cheryl Power, Jess Letts or Cassie Burtenshaw, Specialist Nurse Practitioner's on 0300 1235440.