Community Support Worker - CMHT

Location Maidenhead
Job type Permanent
Salary £26,875 per year
Reference 167268

Sanctuary Personnel, a leading recruitment company to the private and public sector has a permanent vacancy for a Community Support Worker to work based in Maidenhead, within the Community Mental Health Team.

The salary for this permanent Community Support Worker job is £26,875 per annum.

Main Duties:

  • To attend and fully complete an induction programme and to undertake ongoing training. Attend mandatory training as required.
  • To attend and participate in regular line management supervision, STR supervision and annual appraisals.
  • To apply initiative and judgment in decision making and in judging when to seek advice relating to day to day duties.
  • Participate in STR peer groups as appropriate and contribute to the development of the STR role.
  • To respect service user confidentiality, dignity, privacy, and independence at all times.
  • To keep informed and up-to-date on current initiatives in the mental health and care fields and participate in continuing professional development.
  • To promote anti-discriminatory practice, including the acknowledgment and celebration of diversity.
  • Participate with the multi-disciplinary team, in providing an environment which supports the learning of junior STR workers, students and volunteers on placement with the team.
  • To take an active role in projects relating to STR workers, including publicising the STR role, and promoting information about the STR values.
  • Take an active role in recruitment and selection of junior STR workers as required by the team manager – recruitment panel.
  • Take a key role in monitoring, evaluation, and audit of the STR workers project – evaluation form.

Requirements of the Community Support Worker:

  • Recent UK experience working as a Support Worker.
  • NVQ 3 or equivalent experience.
  • Diploma / degree.
  • Good general education to GCSE level.
  • Experience in working in a mental health setting.
  • Knowledge in risk assessment.
  • IT Skills – competent in use of Microsoft Outlook and Word.
  • Ability to organise own workload and work confidentially under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge of mental health legislation.
  • Experience of working in a health or social care environment.
  • Must have a full current driving licence and have daily use of a car.


This Community Support Worker job is advertised by Sadiq Rahman; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

As a pioneer of diverse recruitment, Sanctuary Personnel is proud to encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds as our pool of candidates is very much reflective of the clients that candidates will support within their role. This very much played a significant in previously winning ‘Best Candidate Care’ at the Recruiter Awards as well being a two-time finalist for the same award.

Sanctuary takes great pride in building candidate and client relationships that promote Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI).

With recruitment consultants and all other employees undertaking annual online training on EDI and many other compliance training courses, Sanctuary is best-placed to undertake a fair and thorough selection process.

Reasonable Adjustments:

If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.