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Mental Health Support Worker (Sanctuary –

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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 difficult time. Someone who is respectful and honest and can show empathy to others. Someone who has experience in supporting adults, 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. We provide services out of our Braintree location.
We are a 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); competitive pension; expert supervision and peer support.
  • Recruitment referrals, training and development, flexible/agile working;
  • annual wellbeing day; an extended lunch break each week;
  • onsite parking at most locations;
  • company sick pay based on length of service and a charity worker discount scheme.

Interview Dates

June 2023


37.5 hours
Monday – Friday
10am – 6pm


£10.90/hour (£21,225/year)






Download the Job Description and Person Specification


How to apply!

Please upload your CV and cover letter detailing how you meet the essential criteria on the person specification at the bottom of this page. Alternatively, you can email it to us here.

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