Somerset Bank Workers
Do you want to start your day knowing you’ll make a difference? Do you like variety? Do you enjoy working with and supporting a wide range of people?
If so, then join our new team of Somerset Bank Workers – covering our Open Mental Health, Next Steps and Step Together services.
We are looking to create an innovative team of talented individuals who will support the organization as a whole to maintain high quality delivery of services. Information regarding the various services in Somerset can be found : HERE
We’re a leading mental health charity that’s been putting mental health first for individuals and communities in Bristol and the South West for the last three decades. Working hand-in-hand with the NHS and local authorities, we offer practical help and emotional support tailored to each individual and their recovery.
We believe that with the right support, everyone can take control and make their future their own.
What can you expect from working for us?
This role offers a unique opportunity to gain experience across a number of different mental health services within Second Step across our services throughout Somerset. Whether you are at the beginning of your career or looking for something new, this is a fantastic opportunity to build your experience, knowledge and skills within the health and social care sector.
Your role will be to support people with issues including mental health (including those in crisis), homelessness and drug and alcohol towards recovery and a brighter future.
No one day will be the same! – You will experience working within a diverse number of services ranging from primary and secondary care to supported accommodation and community support.
Not only that, you will receive comprehensive training, support and further career development to fulfil your role confidently and competently. Second Step are committed to offering a Psychological Adversity and Trauma informed service across all of our projects.
We are recruiting a number of roles into the team on bank contracts, covering services that span 7 days a week, daytime, evenings and weekends including Crisis Safe Space and Step Together
- Hours of Working – Various dependent on service needs
- Basic Hourly Rate: starting from £8.91. There are various levels of pay across Second Step services, depending on experience and role.
- Location: Across Somerset.
Who are we looking for?
- We are looking for individuals who are motivated to work in this sector
- Experience is not always necessary if you have the right skills and qualities
- Those who are willing to learn!
- Can be flexible in their approach
- People who can drive and have access to a vehicle for some of our community based roles
Closing date: Rolling
Interview date: As application are received and shortlisted
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.
Our Values – We pride ourselves in being a values based employer and that means that we believe passionately in:
Hope and courage – Recovery becomes a reality when we are confident, courageous and inspire hope in one another. Change happens and we can achieve great things.
Succeeding together – We’re at our best when we work together – staff, service users, carers and partners – making the most of each other’s talents and strengths.
Building trust – When we act with integrity, when we strive to be honest with ourselves and those around us, we can build strong bonds of trust
Celebrating diversity – We value our differences, understanding that being kind and respectful to each other makes us strong.
Learning and growing – By listening and thinking about how we can learn from our actions, we can help create real change for ourselves and inspire those around us.
Those are the qualities that you’ll need to join the team. If you think that you have got what it takes then apply today!