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Application Deadline
16 November 2021

Interview Date
22 November 2021

Contract type
Permanent

Hours
Two shifts per week
14 hours based in Bush Fair Harlow between 5pm to 12 midnight

Salary
£10.11 per hour

Location
Mind in West Essex – Bush Fair Harlow

Mind in West Essex - Sanctuary Support Workers

About the role

The objectives of the Mind in West Essex Sanctuary are:

  • To improve the mental wellbeing of people experiencing mental health crisis in West Essex.
  • To increase early access to help for people experiencing mental health crisis by providing a clear and effective pathway to services provided.
  • To contribute to an improvement in individual mental wellbeing.
  • To remain a source of independent support for all clients.
  • To reduce the use of police, ambulance and statutory mental health services for people experiencing crisis.
  • To contribute to the effective delivery of Crisis Support in partnership with Essex Partnership University NHS Trust.

Key Roles

  • To support a small number of people requiring practical and emotional support in a supportive safe environment as an alternative to hospital admission.
  • To welcome people referred to the service and address immediate presenting issues.
  • To support service users to develop emotional management, personal and life skills to enable them to grow in self-confidence and attain greater independence.
  • To develop links with a range of external agencies, including, accommodation providers, health services, police, housing, debt advice, drug and alcohol services etc.
  • To ensure the safety of service users.
  • To work effectively with other members of the team and to work supportively with other co-workers when on shift.

How to apply

To apply for this position please download and complete the three-part application form of our vacancies from our website: https://www.mindinwestessex.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/Sanctuary-Support-Worker-JD.docx   and send it to [email protected]

Closing Date: Tuesday 16th November 2021

Interview Date: Monday 22nd November 2021

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