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Mental Health Support Worker, Tunbridge Wells

Closing date: 4th September

Mental Health Support Worker, Tunbridge Wells

Tunbridge Wells Mental Health Resource Ltd (MHR) is a highly respected established Charity delivering mental health services to individuals across Kent. The Charity is steadily growing and we are looking to recruit a team of personable, flexible and motivated Part-time Mental Health Support Workers to work across 2 of our delivery projects, The Hub and Serenity Café. 

The Hub provides informal day services with a strong focus on participation within groups and social activity to actively promote wellbeing. Groups are delivered in a nurturing, compassionate environment either at our Hub or within the community. Hub shifts are Monday, Wednesday & Friday.

Serenity Café offers out of hours support service for adults suffering from (or developing) mental health problems.  The Café provides a safe, supportive environment for people who are in or close to crisis point. Our focus is to build confidence and self-esteem, promoting independence and strategies for managing recovery as well as providing practical mental health support. The Café shifts are Friday 5.30pm – 10pm and Sunday 2.30pm – 7pm.

You will have an understanding and empathy for the needs of people with mental health problems, and experience in a role supporting vulnerable adults. You will have excellent communication skills, a warm and caring personality, knowledge of delivering mental health services and a commitment to providing person centred support.

Willingness to work flexibly within a small team is essential, along with using your initiative and a commitment to contribute positively to the Charity’s success.

The new Support Workers will share the shifts on a rota basis. It’s anticipated at least 1 shift each week will be cover the Café on either Friday evening or Sunday afternoon. All appointments are initially offered until 31st March 2019 when funding will be reviewed. 

To apply please send a covering letter referring to the job description & person specification with a copy of your current CV and your preferred availability for the above shifts to Leigh Attwood - Applications will only be considered if covering letters, CV’s and shift availability is provided.

Closing Date: 4th September 2018

We are committed to equal opportunities and promoting diversity. Enhanced DBS will apply. Charity Registration No: 1049854


Closing Date:04-Sep-2018
Location:2a Grosvenor Park, Tunbridge Wells. Kent TN1 2BD
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