for better mental health

Application Deadline
09 December 2020

Interview Date
17 December 2020

Contract type

35 hours per week
Includes evening and weekend work as part of core hours.

£28,672 – £32,233 (NJC scale point 24-28) per annum pro-rata.
Plus additional unsocial hours allowance for evening and weekend working

Banbury, Oxfordshire

Oxfordshire Mind - Banbury Safe Haven Worker

About the role

We’re Mind, the mental health charity. We’re here to make sure anyone with a mental health problem has somewhere to turn for advice and support; in total over 20,000 people in Oxfordshire access our services each year. With one in four people experiencing a mental health problem at some point in their lives, people need Mind more than ever. Our work includes:

  • The Transitional Supported Housing Recovery Service (part of the Oxfordshire Mental Health Partnership).
  • The TalkingSpace Plus psychological therapy service in partnership with Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust.
  • The Oxfordshire Mind Wellbeing Service, which is part of both the TalkingSpace Plus and Oxfordshire Mental Health Partnerships and includes: 
  1. Four Wellbeing Centres throughout the county
  2. Public Wellbeing & Information Services
  3. Physical Activity and Wellbeing
  4. Benefits for Better Mental Health, a welfare benefits advice service
  5. Volunteering and Peer Support Opportunities
  6. Two Safe Havens
  7. Primary Care
  8. Children and Young people’s Project
  9. Family Solutions Plus Project
  10. Mental Wealth Academy

The core focus of the role will be to successfully coordinate and lead the delivery of an effective Safe Haven service based on a ‘Crisis Café’ or ‘Sanctuary’ model to people experiencing mental health crisis.

The post holder will be required to work some flexible hours outside of normal 9-5 working hours including on the occasional evening and weekends   

We employ over 100 staff and operate in 28 locations around the county.

How to apply

Please apply via our Oxforshire Mind website :

If you would like more information on the role, please call Andrew Grillo our Wellbeing Service Projects Manager on 07435 760796, or email [email protected]

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