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Application Deadline
23 June 2024

Interview Date
28 June 2024

Contract type
Fixed term contract

Hours
51.5 hours over 6 weeks

Salary
£5,052 a year (£22,000 pro rata)

Main working location
Swadlincote

Derbyshire Mind – support worker (Swadlincote)

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.

What you'll do

In this role you'll:

  • Deliver the service to attendees who arrive at the service in emotional distress or mental health crisis, including assessing, monitoring and supporting those individuals on a one-to-one basis and via appropriate group work
  • Alternate the role of designated shift leader for the on-shift team

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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