Wellbeing Service Worker

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Abingdon
Salary
21748.00 - 24981.00 GBP Annual
Posted
05 Jan 2021
Closes
20 Jan 2021
Sectors
Sport & Leisure
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: Wellbeing Service Worker
Hours: 37 hours per week
Salary: GBP21,748 - GBP24,981 (SCP 11-18) per annum
Contract: Open Ended
Accountable to: Locality Team Manager
Place of Work: Wellbeing Service Hub locations across South and Vale

About Oxfordshire Mind

We're Mind, the mental health charity. We're here to make sure anyone with a mental health problem has somewhere to turn for advice and support; in total over 20,000 people in Oxfordshire access our services each year. With one in four people experiencing a mental health problem at some point in their lives, people need Mind more than ever. Our work includes:

* The Transitional Supported Housing Recovery Service (part of the Oxfordshire Mental Health Partnership).

* The TalkingSpace Plus psychological therapy service in partnership with Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust.

* The Oxfordshire Mind Wellbeing Service, which is part of both the TalkingSpace Plus and Oxfordshire Mental Health Partnerships and includes:
- Five Wellbeing Centres throughout the county
- Public Wellbeing & Information Services
- Physical Activity and Wellbeing
- Benefits for Better Mental Health, a welfare benefits advice service
- Volunteering and Peer Support Opportunities

* Raising awareness and campaigning activity.

We employ over 100 staff and operate in 28 locations around the county.

About the role

The key responsibilities of the Wellbeing Service Worker are to:

Provide Options Sessions:

* Ensure that people accessing the Wellbeing Service receive an appropriate assessment of initial need through an initial Options Session. Signposting individuals to relevant services provided by Oxfordshire Mind and external partners offering mainstream services and support.

* Work with individuals to identify their own hopes and goals, support them to develop a personal action plan to increase resilience and maintain wellbeing accessing support services available within the Wellbeing Service, Talking Space Plus and other mental health services including mainstream facilities.

Deliver Educational and Coping Skills courses (Online and in person):

* Contribute to the design, development and evaluation of courses and workshops in response to need.

* Deliver and/or co-deliver educational and coping skills courses within agreed protocols.

Facilitate Peer Support Sessions (Online and in person):

* Develop, maintain and facilitate a broad range of appropriate and responsive wellbeing Peer Support Groups, whether geographical or experience based.

* Create and maintain a relaxed and accepting atmosphere alongside people, enabling them to share responsibility in the planning, developing and running of the Peer Support group.

* Offer support to people when they are in distress and enable them to access other help and support services as necessary.

Closing date: Sunday 3rd January 2021 (midnight)
Interview date: To be confirmed

To apply:

Please click 'Apply' to be redirected to our website where you can apply online.

No agencies please

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