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Application Deadline
01 March 2024

Contract type
Fixed term contract

Hours
37.5 hours per week

Salary
£24,000.00–£25,000.00 per year

Where
Stevenage

Working location
Stevenage and north Hertfordshire

Mind in Mid Herts – outreach worker

This project involves working as a multi-disciplinary team, with housing teams and drug and alcohol services across district and borough councils. These teams work with individuals who are presenting as homeless and have a number of complex needs.

What you'll do

In this role you'll:

  • Improve the mental wellbeing of people experiencing mental ill health
  • Increase early access to help for people experiencing mental ill health
  • Remain a source of independent support for all clients
  • Reduce the use of police, anti-social behaviour, tenancy enforcement, housing needs and environmental health services by clients whose primary need is related to mental ill health
  • Reduce the use of crisis services by people experiencing mental ill health
  • Offer an assertive outreach approach for clients who are in crisis and/ or those that may have complex or multiple needs

About you

We're looking for someone with:

  • Understanding of mental health conditions
  • Experience of working with vulnerable adults and those affected by housing difficulties
  • Experience of managing a caseload and working to deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Flexible approach to working with individuals
  • Ability to deal with stressful or difficult situations in a calm manner

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 Mind in Mid Herts website.

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