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Support Worker / Events Organiser

Exeter

  • Guaranteed hours
  • 2022-07-06
  • £11.00 a hour
  • Travel expenses: yes
  • Job term: Permanent
  • Job code: 100622-33817

Great job satisfaction. Reliability essential. Life skills more important than qualifications. Must have good people skills, organisation skills and be able to use public transport.

Job Purpose: –  

Events: To provide leisure opportunities for adults with mental health issues.

One to One Service: To provide them with practical and emotional support.

Guaranteed 30 hours per month minimum.

You will provide emotional support or help with any problem that the member needs help with. This could include accompanying people to Citizens Advice appointments, repairing relationships with family or  friends, assisting with housing problems.

You will organise and lead at least 2 events per month, which must go ahead once they are advertised in the monthly newsletter. .[coach trips, ten pin bowling, visits to local towns etc]

Fuel allowance and other expenses paid.   Annual salary review.

See attached Job Description for more details.

The Support Worker must be prepared to occasionally work outside office hours ie occasional weekends, bank holidays or evenings. We do not have an office, admin work is to be done from home. While doing one to one work you will usually meet members in public places or occasionally in their own homes.

There would be a DBS check [criminal record] and a 6 months’ Probation period.

Travel expenses details:

Travel expenses paid for journeys made on Connections business. We normally use public transport

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Job location

Home-based and public places in and around Exeter.

Documents

Job category

Care / support worker, Community, Mental health

Profile

Connections Group Exeter A mental health charity, Registration 1176763

Type of organisation

Charity

Sector

Other

Description

Connections Group Exeter is a way for adults with serious and enduring mental health conditions to get together to socialise. We tackle isolation and increase confidence.

Membership is open to anyone living within easy travelling distance of Exeter who has been referred by a GP or other professional.

 

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