The post of Social Networking Caseworker is based in our excellent team working at Fairfield House, home to The Hub, in central Croydon, near East Croydon staton.The Hub is a highy regarded, co-produced space for people with mental health issues who are referred by a range of social care and heath professionals including GPs. It provides a safe , friendly place for members, reduces loneliness and isolation and gives people help and support with a range of practical issues from form-filling and basic advice on benefits and housing issues.
The primary purpose of the role is to promote recovery and social inclusion in service users by facilitating their participation in mainstream activities. The aim is to achieve the following outcomes: assisting in maintaining and improving recovery; build self-confidence; improve physical well-being; improve social networks beyond mental health services; improve personal skills including educational attainment and reduce dependence on mental health services where appropriate. We run a number of groups and social activities for members take part in.
Mind in Croydon is an equal opportunities employer and prides itself on providing a supportive and flexible working environment. We are looking for candidates who ideally have some experience in mental health or have a degree in an associated subject such as Psychology . Candidates must be passionate about mental health, resilient, committed and a team player. If you are interested to join our growing team, we look forward to hearing from you.
This is a maternity leave cover for c 6-12 months but may lead to a permanent role
Covering letter explaining fit for the role plus CV
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