Primary Care Wellbeing Worker

Oxfordshire Mind
Oxford, UK
18 Sep 2019
21 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
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:

* Five 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.

Primary Care Wellbeing Worker
Hours: 19 per week. Fixed Term contract to 31st March 2020.
Salary: £21, 166 per annum, pro rata (11-18 NJC Salary Scale)
Place of work: GP practices in South West Oxfordshire
Holidays: 28 days per annum, plus bank holidays pro-rata
Probationary Period: 3 Months
Pension: Auto-enrolment scheme in place

Purpose of the Job

This post holder will:

* Provide an effective Information and Options service based on a social prescribing model to people referred by Primary Care professionals.

* Oxfordshire Mind Primary Care Wellbeing Workers can offer up to six one-to-one sessions with clients who may be experiencing mental health issues or other social or lifestyle issues that are impacting on their wellbeing. Wellbeing workers will work in a non-clinical person centred way to encourage and enable patients to link in with existing support services, use the support available in their local community and develop tools to increase their ability to manage their own wellbeing.

Closing date: 9th September 2019
Interview date: 20th September 2019


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 download the job description and application form.

C.V.s are NOT acceptable.

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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