for better mental health

Application Deadline
03 August 2020

Application Deadline
Closing date 4pm, Monday, 3rd August 2020

Interview Dates
Interviews will be held on Thursday, 13th and Friday, 14th August 2020

Contract type
Fixed Term Contract until 31st December 2021

17.5 hrs per week

£11.29 ph

Redcar & Cleveland Mind

Redcar & Cleveland Mind Health Link Worker

About the role

Step Forward Tees Valley is an exciting programme delivered across the five local authority areas of the Tees Valley which aims to support people experiencing barriers and complex needs move closer toward work and training opportunities. Step Forward Tees Valley is jointly funded by the European Social Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund until 2022. Each local authority area has a team of Navigators that will work with 20 delivery partners each with specialist knowledge and skills to support long term unemployed people. You will be solely employed on the Step Forward Tees Valley Programme.

● Do you have the knowledge and understanding of the health barriers to employment, training and education?
● Do you have experience of working in communities and engaging workless participants?
● Would you like to come to work every day and make a difference?

You will manage a caseload of Step Forward participants and provide them with 1:1 support, helping them overcome health barriers to employment and training. You will help participants to accept, adjust and when able recover from physical and/or mental health conditions and support them to access mainstream activities and resources which will help them to better manage their conditions and move towards or into employment. You will support them through every stage of their journey, addressing barriers preventing engagement and introducing activities to support progression.


How to apply

To request an application pack please email us at: [email protected] clearly stating in the subject heading ‘Health Link Worker’. For further information about this role please contact Sam Picknett, Business Support Manager (Redcar & Cleveland Mind) on 01642 296052. Closing date 4pm, Monday, 3rd August 2020. Interviews will be held on Thursday, 13th and Friday, 14th August 2020.

Redcar & Cleveland Mind is an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.



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