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Application Deadline
23 June 2024

Contract type
Bank worker

As required

Paid per hour (£22,069.82 per year, full time equivalent)

Main working location
Ripley, Buxton and Swadlincote

Derbyshire Mind – bank support worker

Derbyshire Mind's crisis support drop-in services are friendly and supportive non-clinical crisis services for adults who self-define as needing immediate help with their mental health or emotional wellbeing. Located in Buxton, Ripley and Swadlincote, the services offer out-of-hours mental health help, support and signposting in a relaxed and comfortable community environment. The services will be open on Friday and Saturday evenings, additionally Sunday afternoons, all year round. This is an exciting time to join our friendly and supportive team on a bank basis and make a real difference to community support.

What you'll do

In this role you'll:

  • Offer coverage when permanent team members are unavailable at sites
  • Be responsible for delivering the service to attendees who arrive at the service in emotional distress or mental health crisis

About you

We're looking for someone with:

  • Good level of general education, including English and Maths at GCSE grade C and above
  • Any mental health, housing, social care, health care, counselling, or psychology related training or qualifications
  • Experience of working in a mental health service or similar, in either a paid or voluntary capacity
  • Experience of delivering compassionate wellbeing support to adults in a community or other setting
  • Experience of helping people experiencing emotional distress and low self esteem
  • Experience of working on your own initiative and as a member of a team

How to apply

For more information about the role, and the benefits of working for us, click apply now at the top of this page. This will take you through to the Derbyshire Mind website.

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