Mental Healthcare Support Worker



Job Type

Full or Part Time


Charity / Voluntary, Health / Nursing, Medical, Social Care


Hemel Hempstead

Our client, a mental health and wellbeing charity has a vacancy for a Mental Healthcare Support Worker to join their team.

Mental Healthcare Support Worker
Responsible to: Crisis Centre Coordinator
Based: Crisis Centre – Hemel Hempstead
Working hours: Full time (37.5 hours) and part time positions available over a 7 day rota working Early, Late and Nights
Rate of pay: £21,000 - £23,000 (pro rata for part time hours)

Do you want to support people with mental health issues in a moment of crisis? Are you calm, non-judgemental and able to work effectively with people experiencing distress? Can you demonstrate our client’s values of Hope, Empathy, Respect, Integrity and Excellence and want to be part of their mission to create opportunities for individuals to make choices, find their own solutions, build resilience and manage their whole life and wellbeing? If the answer to all of these is yes, they want to hear from you.

About this Crisis Service
Our client's Nightlight Service is proud to provide urgent support, crisis intervention and emotional support to people experiencing a mental health crisis in Hertfordshire as an alternative to statutory pathways.

They provide support to adults across Hertfordshire 7 days a week, 365 days a year through their helpline, crisis centres, crisis cafes and a weekend Crisis House. They aim to provide a safe space for people in crisis to talk and feel supported, be listened to without judgement, access relevant support with problem solving and facilitate access to external services when necessary.

Purpose of Post
You will be a key member of staff delivering the NightLight Mental Health Crisis Centre Service, taking part in a rota covering 365 days a year. Drawing upon your own lived and/or professional experience, you will provide a mix of face-to-face support for individuals accessing the overnight and bed based provision and supporting the operations of the NightLight Crisis Helpline during its hours of operation. Working closely with other staff as part of a team, you will support the development of quality crisis support services and instilling the charity’s values throughout the provision.

Closing date: This advert close this advert when the employer receives sufficient applications.
Interviews to be held on a rolling basis week commencing 3rd October 2022.

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