Wellbeing Service Worker

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Oxford
Salary
Competitive
Posted
01 Oct 2019
Closes
29 Oct 2019
Sectors
Sport & Leisure
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Could you help people better manage their own mental health and get support to stay well? We have an exciting opportunity for a Wellbeing Service Worker in Oxford.

Wellbeing Service Worker (Oxford City)
Hours: 37 Hours per week - (Part time or full time opportunities available. Please specify your preference within your application form)
Salary: GBP21,166 (11 NJC Salary Scale) Per Annum, Pro Rata
Holidays: 28 days per annum plus bank holidays, pro rata
Probationary Period: 6 Months
Pension: Auto-enrollment scheme in place
Place of work: Oxford City, The Mill, OX4 1HZ

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.

Purpose of the Job

This post holder will:

* Help people better manage their own mental health and get support to stay well.

* Provide direct provision to individuals and groups of appropriate evidence based wellbeing interventions including options sessions and follow up, delivering educational and coping skills courses and helping to facilitate peer support group sessions.

* Provide advice, options, signposting and supported onward referrals with other internal and external services and key partners.

On your application please state your preferred working location: Oxford City or South and Vale. Please note that it will be essential to hold a full UK drivers licence and own car, for the South and Vale post only.

Closing date: Monday, October 14, 2019
Interview date: Friday, October 25, 2019

TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION:

If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the Apply button to be directed to our website. There you can download the job description and application form.

Oxfordshire Mind is fully committed to the principles and practices of equal opportunity and diversity.

We are a Mindful Employer.

No agencies please

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