Recovery and Wellbeing Worker
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 Bridgwater as part of a well established team
The Crisis Safe Space service operates 7 nights per week (5.30 – 11:30pm) in central Bridgwater. 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.
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 central Bridgwater
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 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.
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.
Closing Date: Monday 22 August 2022