Wellbeing Support Worker - Addiction / Mental Health

Work Relief
Staines-upon-Thames, Middlesex
16 Jun 2017
16 Jul 2017
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Work Relief Charity Recruitment is recruiting for a Surrey based charity specialising providing a range of housing, relationship and employment support programmes to clients who have experienced substance misuse and mental health issues.

Due to the exciting development of a new community engagement initiative, we are now looking to recruit a Support Worker to provide support, guidance, activities and opportunities to the charity’s service users.

Wellbeing Support Worker - Addiction / Mental Health

Staines, Surrey

£19,000 - £23,000 per annum

Full Time, Permanent

Access to own transport essential as is willingness to travel across the area.

Expenses reimbursed

Key duties will include:

  • Providing wellbeing services specifically for substance misuse and mental health
  • Support and equip people with a range of tools to manage their own health and wellbeing
  • Promoting healthier lifestyles and raising the awareness of the concept of 'wellbeing’ and good mental health
  • Identifying, assessing and engaging with potential service users
  • To provide information and advice to members and sign post as appropriate.

This is a super role within the charity which will inevitably lead to the successful candidate developing their career within the sector. We see this as an ideal role for an experienced Engagement Worker / Outreach Worker / Community Worker / Support Worker / Healthcare Professional / Recovery Worker or other experienced person providing social inclusion services in a charity, community, social care or health setting

The ideal candidate will have the following attributes:

  • Experience in a relevant role
  • Ability to network with a wide range of potential supporters from the local community
  • Ability to work flexibly and to be willing to travel throughout the area when required
  • Good project support skills
  • Ability to coordinate meetings and to engage with individuals
  • Willing and able to work flexible hours including occasional evenings and weekends.

To apply, please email a copy of your up to date CV.

All suitable candidates will be asked to complete an application form.

The deadline for the return of applications is 09:00am - Monday 26th June 2017.

Due to the high number of applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

If you have not heard from one of our representatives within 1 week of applying, then your application has been unsuccessful.