Senior Mental Health Recovery and Wellbeing Worker
Second Step is a leading mental health charity in the South West offering housing, support and hope to thousands of people with mental health and other problems. Our goal is to inspire hope and deliver change for everybody and every community we work with.
Open Mental Health is a Somerset 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.
Senior Mental Health Recovery and Wellbeing Worker x 2
Hours per week: 37
Salary: £24,732 – £27,027 per annum
Location: Somerset (traveling will be essential) – one role in Mendip, the other in Sedgemoor
Hours: Monday-Friday (with the expectation that some evening & weekend work will be required).
This exciting new role aims to bring together the Open Mental Health and Family Safeguarding models. Working with parents who have a mental health condition and whose behaviour means that their families are at risk of harm, it will provide holistic, strengths-based support, focusing on the needs of the parent and family. Using a psycho-social approach, this role will deliver individual and group interventions and support engagement with a range of social, therapeutic, creative, practical and community activities.
We are looking for someone who embodies our values of hope and courage, and is committed to making a positive difference to the health and wellbeing of service users. You will have experience of delivering individual and group interventions for people with complex needs, including mental health, domestic abuse, alcohol/drug dependency and long term conditions. You will thrive in a collaborative environment and have experience of working as part of a multi-disciplinary team to deliver holistic and trauma-informed support to clients.
Closing date: Sunday 9 May at 12:00 noon
Interview date: TBC – likely to be w/c 17 May
If you would like to discuss the role prior to applying, please contact Rachel Austin-Francis (Service Manager) on email@example.com.
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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