Wellbeing Worker: Community Outreach

Reference

164653

Job Type

Full or Part Time

Industry

Charity / Voluntary

Location

Oxford, OX4 1HZ

Wellbeing Worker: Community Outreach (Oxford City)
Hours: 
16.5 - 37 hours per week (Full-Time or Part-Time)
Salary: £25,000 - £26,906 (Pro Rata) Salary dependent on skills, experience and knowledge
Contract: Permanent
Base: Base at The Mill, Cowley Road, Oxford. OX4 1HZ (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

We would really like to know how your skills and experience match the role requirements:

  • Knowledge and understanding of mental health issues, and the needs of people living with mental health problems
  • Experience of working within mental health, wellbeing or similar environments
  • Experience of working in a demanding environment
  • Experience of working as part of a team and communicating effectively
  • Experience of working with individuals/groups enabling them to identify their own goals to support personal wellbeing and recovery and helping them to pursue these
  • Experience of supporting a community
  • Experience of listening to and learning from marginalised communities
  • Ability to work both collaboratively and independently
  • Excellent listening and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to confidently use IT systems and software at a basic level
  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • Knowledge/understanding of our values:
  • 1. Striving to make mental health services more human
  • 2. Working alongside people to help them realise their potential
  • 3. Raising awareness, promoting understanding and challenging stigma
  • 4. The importance of community and the benefits of mutual support

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

Closing date: Open ended (until vacancy is filled)
Shortlisting date: TBC
Interview date: TBC
Interview location: The Mill, Cowley Road, Oxford. OX4 1HZ

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

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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