Support Worker (Evenings) – Mid Essex Sanctuary

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Hours:  7 hour shifts (Out of hours 18:00-01:00), working on a 2 week rolling rota on a 2/2/3 working pattern. Week 1 – Mon, Tue, Fri, Sat, Sun / Week 2 – Wed, Thu. Including bank holidays.

Salary: £19,305 per annum, pro-rata (Pro rata salary £13,454.63 pa includes unsocial hours payment of time and a half for hours worked 12 midnight to 1am)

Contract: Fixed term contract until 31.03.2023

Location: Braintree

We are seeking experienced Support Workers to work in a fast-paced multidisciplinary within a Crisis Sanctuary setting.

The Sanctuary accepts referrals from the 111 Option 2 Crisis Service and is accessible to those living within the localities of Mid Essex who are experiencing a Mental Health Crisis. The aim of the Sanctuary is to help reduce the number of admissions to A&E for those who have no physical/medical need.

The role will involve working in partnership to ensure that vulnerable people have a safe environment in which to manage their crisis and provide back-up services, where necessary. This is an exciting opportunity to help shape a new Service in an area of great need and to contribute to improved out of hours’ provision.

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); 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 Date: Week commencing 11th July 2022

For an informal chat about the role, please contact Byron Jones on 01206 764600 or email

Mid Essex Sanctuary Support Worker Job Description

To apply for the role please upload your CV and a covering letter using the form opposite or complete an Employment Application Form and email this to