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Application Deadline
20 October 2023

Contract type

Full time and part time available

£13.50 per hour plus fringe allowance

Saffron Walden

Mind in West Essex – supported self-help worker

The aim of this exciting role is to contribute to the delivery of Mind’s supported self-help programme. National Mind and local Minds will work together (and with other partners) to ensure people have access to a high-quality mental health service. In this role, you will be based within a local Mind that is part of this Federation-wide approach to the delivery of supported self-help.

What you'll do

In this role you'll:

  • Be responsible for a client caseload of supported self-help clients
  • Work with people to overcome early signs of mental health distress such as anxiety, depression and stress
  • Deliver an effective service to meet set local Mind service level agreement targets
  • Establish positive client engagement and input
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with key partner agencies and programme staff

About you

We're looking for someone with:

  • Level 3 in health and social care or equivalent level 3 qualification
  • Knowledge of social care and the issues of supporting people with a range of mental health issues, including risk assessment
  • Knowledge of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidelines, namely their Stepped Care Model
  • 12 months' experience of using social care skills working face to face with the public, some of whom may present as emotionally upset or angry from time to time
  • 6 months' experience of providing mental health/wellbeing services within a primary care setting

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 West Essex website.

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