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Oxfordshire Mind
Witney, Oxfordshire 10.03 miles
£21,166 – £24,313 per annum (11 - 18 NJC SCP)
Oxfordshire Mind
Abingdon 5.66 miles
£24,799 - £26,999 (SCP 19 - 23) per annum, pro rata
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Abingdon, Oxfordshire 5.79 miles
£21,166 (SCP 11 - 18) per annum, pro rata
Contract, Part-time, Full-time
Job description

Title: Wellbeing Service Worker (fixed term)
Hours: 37 hours per week, with the possibility of part time/job share
Salary: £21,166 (SCP 11 - 18) per annum, pro rata
Location: Abingdon, Oxfordshire (South and Vale)
Contract: Fixed term up to 9 months (maternity cover)
Probationary Period: 6 months  
Accountable to: Locality Team Manager

About Oxfordshire Mind

We’re Mind, the mental health charity. We’re here to make sure anyone with a mental health problem has somewhere to turn for advice and support; in total over 20,000 people in Oxfordshire access our services each year. With one in four people experiencing a mental health problem at some point in their lives, people need Mind more than ever. Our work includes

  • The Transitional Supported Housing Recovery Service (part of the Oxfordshire Mental Health Partnership).
  • The TalkingSpace Plus psychological therapy service in partnership with Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust.
  • The Oxfordshire Mind Wellbeing Service, which is part of both the TalkingSpace Plus and Oxfordshire Mental Health Partnerships and includes:
    • Four Wellbeing Centres throughout the county
    • Public Wellbeing & Information Services
    • Physical Activity and Wellbeing
    • Benefits for Better Mental Health, a welfare benefits advice service
    • Volunteering and Peer Support Opportunities
  • Raising awareness and campaigning activity.

We employ over 100 staff and operate in 28 locations around the county.

The key responsibilities of the Wellbeing Service Worker are to:

  • Keep up-to-date with appropriate information about Oxfordshire Mind Options Sessions and mental health Wellbeing Service available within the locality hub and countywide service.
  • Ensure that people accessing the Wellbeing Service receive an appropriate assessment of initial needs through an initial Options Session. Signposting individuals to relevant services provided by Oxfordshire Mind and external partners offering mainstream services and support.
  • Promote wellbeing to the wider communities within the hub locality.
  • Work with individuals to identify their own hopes and goals, support them to develop a personal action plan to increase resilience and maintain wellbeing accessing support services available within the Wellbeing Service, Talking Space Plus and other mental health services including main stream facilities.
  • Contribute to the design, development and evaluation of courses and workshops in response to need.
  • Deliver and/or co-deliver educational and coping skills courses within agreed protocols.
  • Develop, maintain and facilitate a broad range of appropriate and responsive wellbeing Peer Support needs, whether geographical or experience based.
  • Create and maintain a relaxed and accepting atmosphere alongside people, enabling them to share responsibility in the planning, developing and running of the Peer Support group.

Closing Date: Wednesday 4th March (midnight)
Interview Date: Tuesday 10th March


If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the Apply button to be directed to our website. There you can complete your application for this position. 

Oxfordshire Mind is fully committed to the principles and practices of equal opportunity and diversity.

We are a Mindful Employer.

No agencies please.

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Posted on: 20 February 2020
Closing date: 04 March 2020
Job ref: 155125_MD
Tags: Advice, Information,Social Care/Development
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