Ensuring the welfare of those with mental health problems involves elements of both social and clinical care, meaning that jobs within this sector can be hugely varied in terms of skills, qualifications and salaries. But regardless of the position, a career in mental health care is both a valuable and rewarding one.
Employment can range from qualified RMN mental health nurses through to support worker roles and jobs as care assistants. Given the complex nature of some conditions, medical specialists such as doctors, psychiatrists and psychotherapists also play an integral role in helping those with conditions. Depending on the type of mental health problem, employees in this field might specialise in areas such as dementia, alcohol induced mental disorders or drug-based conditions.
Bearing in mind the large variation in skills and education required to work in mental health, salaries can vary from £20,000 to £50,000 for qualified roles with London and the South East paying significantly more than elsewhere. On average pay in Scotland is among the lowest in the country. Support worker roles and those not requiring specialist qualifications, applicants can will find adverts through recruitment agencies more typically found between the £15k and £20k bracket.
Mental care career opportunities are often found in both private and public sector – be it in nursing homes, through GP practices or in hospitals and clinics. With an ageing population the demand for jobs is relatively constant, but qualifications are usually required for staff to progress in this sector. Universities now offer degrees in areas of mental health, whilst there are also opportunities to complete qualifications on the job.
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We successfully recruit across the UK for all Health Care Opportunities including Nurse's, inc RMN/RNLD, Charge Nurse, Senior Management, Hospital Management, Home Managers, Physiotherapists, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Doctors plus many more areas within Healthcare. We are an approved provider of staff for over 30 nationwide healthcare providers covering over 2000 care homes, units, and hospitals.
Specialising in the Nursing Homes sub-sector, 2S Care Recruitment prides itself on the excellent service we provide our clients and our fast response policy means that we'll aim to answer your enquiry within an hour of receipt. Each of our specialists have at least three years' experience in recruitment and management, so you know you're in safe hands when recruiting for roles such as Healthcare Assistants and Support Workers.
Coverage UK wide
Office 8, 10 Buckhurst Road, East Sussex, Bexhill on Sea, TN40 1QF
Rowlat, Kent, Wilmington, DA2 7BT
North West Regional Office, R1 Verdin Exchange, Winsford, Cheshire, CW7 2AN
Specialising in the healthcare industry, we provide high profile clients such as the Priory Group, Mencap and the NHS with the best staff from across the UK. With 31 years of experience, we are experts in supplying professionals for all health care positions including care, clinical and managerial roles. At Health Care HR, we address permanent and temporary vacancies with the ability to source and headhunt the candidates most suited to you.
Coverage UK wide
60 Roseville Road, Suite B, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS8 5DR
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Bamboo have over 25 years experience recruiting permanent & temp-perm staff within the childcare and socialcare field. We source staff from Nursery Nurse up to Director level in nurseries, early years settings and childrens homes throughout the UK. We are so confident in our services we offer a 12 week free replacement service
With one of Scotlandís largest and most experienced recruitment teams, Brightwork have been able to supply high quality temporary and permanent staff to companies from start up SMEís to major multi-national Blue Chips.
209/211 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde, G2 5QY
JT Recruit is a well respected local agency and we have a great deal of experience in recruiting the right person for you or finding the right job for you. What makes us different from a lot of our competitors is that we care about you!
We are a market-leading healthcare & Social care recruitment agency providing a professional & flexible service to a wide variety of public & private sector clients nationwide. Our high calibre, experienced candidates are fully referenced & available for all levels of Permanent, Interim & Fixed Term Contracts
Coverage UK wide
Suite 08 Dyke Road Mansions, 144 Dyke Road, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 5PA
Sourcing Health Care staff for the areas of Dentistry, Pharmacy, Hospital Physicians, Nursing Home and GP, Hunter & Chase are specialists at headhunting the best personnel in the market. We typically fill roles of 60K+ and work across the UK, using our exclusive techniques to locate the quality staff our clients need. Also supplying professionals to the NHS, we offer a reliable and discreet search and select service that is trusted worldwide.
Sarah Harvey Recruitment has been established for over 20 years specialising in Commercial, Technical, Healthcare and Executive recruitment. Based in Leamington, Sarah Harvey have developed a reputation as a hard working, honest and professional consultancy.
Meridian Health are trusted suppliers of quality staff to private sector organisations and the NHS . Awarded a place on Crown Commercial Service and accredited by the CSSIW and CQC, we provide tailored Health and Social Care staffing solutions to clients across the UK. Meridian commonly fills roles such as Registered Nurse, Care Home Assistant and Porters but can source professionals of all bands.
Quattro Recruitment Ltd is a specialist recruitment consultancy providing staffing services to customers across the FMCG, Industrial, Driving, Automotive and Commercial industry sectors. With a growing UK network of recruitment centres and service locations, we provide total coverage and peace of mind. We are committed to developing a partnership approach with all of our clients and candidates alike.
Professional Social Care Solutions are a specialist agency who are dedicated to saving you time when looking to make your next Health Care hire. We supply professionals for all positions in the industry, assessing each candidate before recommending them for roles within areas such as Nursing Homes, Hospitals, Prisons and General Practice. We tailor our service to all clients but never compromise on the quality of staff we provide.
Brookes Health Care Recruitment is one of the market leaders in the supply of temporary and permanent health and social care professionals of the highest quality. The key to our success is our understanding of the needs of both our clients and our applicants.
Coverage UK Wide
Kings Court, 17 School Road, Hall Green, Birmingham, West Midlands, B28 8JG
The demands on the Health Care industry are greater than ever and Hammond Clarke understands the need to find the most competent staff in the field. Working with us affords clients access to over 10K active candidates as well as a wealth of industry knowledge to deliver for all Health Care positions. Supplying for the areas such as Mental Health, Nursing Homes and the NHS, we work nationwide with a specialist focus on the South East.
Coverage UK, Europe, Middle East and North America
Focusing our business exclusively in Healthcare gives Compass Associates a distinct advantage. This naturally allows us to be at the forefront of ever changing market trends and evolving legislation and means our consultants have an unrivalled depth of industry expertise and localised knowledge. Additionally all of our trained consultants have extensive recruitment experience and a genuine passion to help you.
1-5 58D High Street, Portsmouth, Cosham, Hampshire, PO6 3AG
Second Floor, Peter House, Oxford Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M1 5AN
Established in 2002, Flexible Solutionz Limited aim to reduce YOUR recruitment costs by as much as 50% against traditional recruitment agencies. We are that confident we can deliver you the right candidate, we offer a 100% money back guarantee, protecting your investment from day one.
Coverage North West England
Springfield House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5BG
Team Support have a specialised Healthcare Division supplying into NHS and public sector contracts, private care homes, and specialised contracts.An established data base of candidates ensures our name as the number one choice in the Healthcare Industry for all of the Midlands and surrounding areas.
Coverage Midlands and surrounding areas.
The Jewellery Business Centre, 95 Spencer Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B18 6DA
Service Care Solutions are a leading supplier of staff across mental health, substance and alcohol misuse. We supply CPN's, RMN's, Social Workers and Project Workers across all disciplines. We have a substantial database of staff across the UK and are often able to find the best candidate within 2 hours.
Service Care Solutions supply social work, residential / domiciliary care, healthcare and substance misuse staff into temporary and permanent vacancies across the UK. We have specialist consultants in all areas. We have a large pool of available workers at very competitive rates.