Wellbeing Worker



Job Type



Charity / Voluntary



Wellbeing Worker – Localities (South & Vale)

Hours: 37 Hours Per Week (Full Time)
Salary: £25,000 - £26,906, dependent on skills, experience and knowledge
Contract: Permanent
Base: Abingdon Wellbeing Hub, OX14 3LZ. Travel across the geographical area as required

Who we are, and what we do

We’re Oxfordshire Mind, the mental health charity, operating across Oxfordshire and Berkshire West. Our passionate employees and dedicated volunteers are helping people with mental health issues find somewhere to turn for advice, information, and support

We won’t give up until everyone experiencing a mental health issue gets both support and respect.

Why work for us?

  • We offer a friendly working environment and are committed to staff wellbeing.
  • We are devoted to equity, diversity, inclusion, and equality, with staff working groups and support groups.
  • We are an Oxford Living Wage employer.

Here is a taste of what we offer:

  • Generous holiday allowance, 28 days plus 8 bank holidays, increasing after 5 years (pro rata)
  • Contribute to pension scheme
  • Flexible working including; hybrid working, part time, compressed hours
  • Ensuring growth and development of our people along their career journey
  • Free support package from Health Assured for you and your family
  • Great discounts and cash back card schemes

What will you do?

Would you like a rewarding role in a leading mental health organisation? Do you have experience of supporting people to achieve their goals and improve their wellbeing? You can make a positive difference to people’s lives, be part of a supportive and experienced team. If you are caring, understanding, and have a passion for supporting others then this role is for you.

Key responsibilities

  • Develop, maintain and facilitate a broad range of appropriate and responsive wellbeing peer support groups.
  • Contribute to the design, development, delivery and evaluation of our short course programme – facilitating courses within agreed protocols.
  • Deliver an appropriate assessment of wellbeing need through an initial Options session.
  • Support service users to improve or maintain their mental health and wellbeing.
  • Collect and accurately record service user data onto a secure database in a timely manner.
  • Liaise with colleagues, partner organisations and professional agencies to support service user needs.
  • Keep up to date with the various services offered by Oxfordshire Mind, local mental health services and other providers to enable appropriate information and signposting.
  • Conduct regular dynamic risk assessment and take appropriate and timely actions to manage the risks in relation to staff, service users and buildings.

Who you are

Open - Are you open to help people realise their potential?
Together, partnership - Are you a team player?
Responsive - Are you a good listener?
Independent - Do you have the confidence to speak out fearlessly?
Unstoppable – Do you have a positive, never give up attitude?

If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you!

Closing date: Midnight on Tuesday 26th September 2023

Shortlisting date: Wednesday 27th September 2023
Interview date: Wednesday 4th October 2023
Interview location: Abingdon Wellbeing Hub, First Floor, The Charter, Broad Street, Abingdon OX14 3LZ.

We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, ethnicity, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

Oxfordshire Mind is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. We therefore require a Disclosure and Barring Service check, for all our roles. The level of which will vary depending on the nature of the role.

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