Mental Health Outreach Worker
Do you love the feeling you get when you help someone who needs it during a crisis? If so, then working in the Mid Essex Sanctuary is for you because this is what you will be doing; changing lives every day. Our hard working and experienced team is our greatest asset. We believe in having the best staff, trained highly, paid well and feeling valued. The quality-of-service provision is of paramount importance within our team.
We are looking for an experienced individual who is committed to ensuring the provision of effective, person-centred support during a mental health crisis. Someone who is respectful and honest and can show empathy to others. Someone who has extensive experience in supporting adults in the community, working as part of a wider multi-disciplinary team, with knowledge of the local community and the support available. Experience of working within Mental Health Services is an advantage.
The Sanctuary accepts referrals from other mental health services, including 111 Option 2 and operates within Braintree but cover the entirety of Mid Essex. Our team of Service Coordinators and Support Workers are supported by the Service Lead and the NHS Mental Health Services.
The Sanctuary follows Mid & North East Essex Mind’s values in everything it does, offering a supportive, non-judgemental and empowering service that operates from 18:00 to 01:00, 7 days per week (including Bank Holidays).
We are a real living wage employer and offer our staff a range of health, wellbeing, lifestyle and financial benefits to ensure that we fully support our employees. This includes:
- 36 days holiday including 8 bank holidays (pro rata for part time); Flexible/Agile working
- Competitive pension; company sick pay based on length of service and a charity worker discount scheme.
- Employee Assistance Programme; Annual wellbeing day and an extended lunch break each week
- Expert supervision and peer support
- Recruitment referrals
- Training and development
- Onsite parking at most locations
30th May 2023
6 hour shifts-Mon-Friday 9:30-3:30pm
£21,255 FTE Salary per annum pro rata (pro rata salary £17,004)