Job Title: Primary Care Wellbeing Worker: Wokingham
Hours: 37 hours per week
Salary: £21,748 - £24,981 NJC Salary Scale 11-18
Contract: Fixed Term - 18 months
Holidays: 28 days plus bank holidays (pro rata)
Pension: Auto-enrolment scheme in place
Probationary Period: 6 months
Accountable to: Primary Care Wellbeing Project 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.
We employ over 180 staff and operate in 28 locations around the county.
Purpose of the Job
The Wokingham Primary Care Project is a new service to be delivered in Wokingham Borough, across 4 Primary Care Networks (PCNs) from Spring 2021. Under the supervision of a team manager, a team of Wellbeing Workers will deliver a time limited person-centred service. The offer to service users will include non-medical interventions such as social prescribing, development of self-management tools and techniques and active support to engage people with relevant activities and community support.
Wellbeing Workers will forge relationships with existing Voluntary and Community Services (VCS) and local health services and mental health resources.
This project will offer support to people who are:
* Experiencing mild or moderate mental health problems and would benefit from some support as to how to manage their own wellbeing.
* Receiving treatment from the GP for mental health issues and would benefit from support to consider accessing local services and opportunities
* Caring for someone with a mental health issue and would benefit from support for themselves or for the person they care for.
Closing Date: Sunday 31st January 2021
Interview Date: Thursday 11th and/or Friday 12th February 2021 (held virtually via Microsoft Teams)
TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION:
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.
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