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MHST Wellbeing Youth Worker

Oxford, Oxfordshire
£22,073 to £24,280
Job Type
6 Sep 2022
Response Organisation is the largest mental health charity in Oxfordshire that has expanded across the Thames Valley and most recently into Wiltshire. Our mission at Response is to enable people of all ages to live a more fulfilled life by providing excellent mental health services, housing, and supported living. Do you have the desire to help change lives and an interest in mental health? Mental Health Wellbeing Youth Worker - £22,073 - £24,280 per annum (Salaries vary depending on experiences) Hours 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday, Department Mental Health Support Team Location Across Oxfordshire Schools What You ll Be Doing: Overall job responsibility. Some of the core duties include: To be responsible for supporting the emotional and social wellbeing of children and young people on their caseload. To offer support and guidance to young people who are presenting mild to moderate mental health and well-being needs. You will also offer support to schools and those developing a high level of engagement with teachers and other agencies involved in the young person s life. To work directly in and with schools, supporting the delivery of the MHST model and its key requirements and build resilience in school age young people, school staff and their identification of support needs. To work with the young people on their caseload to increase access to community services and employment, education and training opportunities To ensure young people are introduced to community services and are facilitated/supported to increase likelihood of engagement, alongside supporting community groups to integrate the young person and support well-being. To increase awareness of and strengthen the young person s personal support networks, reducing reliance on professional support networks. To increase the young person s confidence with using strategies to identify and manage mental health and well-being challenges as they arise or be confident to seek support (and from where) at the earliest opportunity. The Successful Applicant: Our main priority for all our roles at Response is to find people that can live our values every day Caring, Safe, Creative and Aspirational. Essential criteria: Health or Social Care NVQ Level 3/ Advanced level/or equivalent qualifications (or working towards.) Knowledge of the personalised care approach and mental health and well-being. Knowledge of community development approaches. Experience of working directly in at least two of the following settings; school, community youth work context, CAMHS, CYP social care, learning support or public health/health improvement (including unpaid work). Understanding of, and commitment to, equality, diversity and inclusion. Able to support people in a way that inspires trust and confidence, motivating others to reach their potential. Experience within a care or mental health settings is desirable, but not essential. What We Offer: 33 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays) Blue Light card and other discounted shopping EAP - with access to free counselling Cycle to Work Scheme (after probation) Enhanced family friendly leave Flexible and agile working opportunities (role dependent) Professional qualification sponsorship and study leave £500 refer a friend bonus scheme Optional health cash care plan with money off prescriptions and treatments Wellbeing hub and mental wellbeing support app approved by NHS Free flu jabs Free DBS application If this Mental Health Wellbeing Youth Worker position sounds like the role for you then please apply today! We would love to hear from you! This vacancy may be closed early. To learn more about Response and what we do, please visit our website: . Our employees and clients come from all over the world, we proudly promote a friendly and inclusive culture and are registered as a Disability Confident Employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our clients. All our roles require an enhanced DBS check, two references from most recent employers and you must have the right to work in the UK
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  • Job Reference: 705691510-2
  • Date Posted: 6 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Response
  • Location: Oxford, Oxfordshire
  • Salary: £22,073 to £24,280
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent