Mental Health – Recovery and Wellbeing Worker

Mental Health – Recovery and Wellbeing Worker (Crisis Safe Space)

Do you want to work for an organisation that offers excellent training and support? We also offer 26 days holiday (pro rata for part time positions) and flexible working arrangements including flexitime.

Are you passionate about ensuring people get the right help at the right time? Do you have experience of working with people in emotional distress?

If this sounds like you, you may be the person we are looking for! We are seeking  Recovery and Wellbeing Workers to work in our Crisis Safe Space provision in Glastonbury.

The Crisis Safe Space service operates four nights per week – Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 5.30pm – 11:30pm at the Avalon Centre in Glastonbury.  We provide a safe, welcoming, comfortable place for people experiencing acute emotional distress to receive the support they need.  We also work with our Open Mental Health partners to seek further support as required.

About you:

You will need to:

  • Have experience supporting people with complex needs, including mental health
  • Be a great communicator
  • Be great at building trust with those you work with
  • Be able to travel to and from the Avalon Centre in Glastonbury
  • Second Step is a leading provider of mental health services.  We offer excellent training and support, and we acknowledge the commitment and dedication of our employees, which is the foundation of our success. We would like to hear from people who share the same belief and values.

What is Open Mental Health about?

Open Mental Health is an alliance of local voluntary organisations and the NHS. We are working in partnership to ensure that residents of Somerset get the support they need, when they need it.

Our shared ambition is to ensure that people living with mental health problems get the right support at the right time. Working together, we support people to live a full life, by enabling access to specialist mental health services, housing support, debt and employment advice, volunteering opportunities, community activities and physical exercise, to help support and improve their wellbeing and quality of life.

Second Step is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community and from people who have personal experience of using mental health services.

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Job Overview
  • Job Shift Pattern
    Evenings 5.30pm - 11.30pm Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
  • Hours Per Week
    24 hours per week
  • Salary
    £21,940 - £23,983 PR PA
  • Job Category
    Mental Health
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