Mental Health Support Worker – Wakefield Community Enablement Team
Doing Good Leeds
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
2x 37 hours per week
These roles are fixed term up to March 2025.
Touchstone is a multi-award-winning mental health and wellbeing charity operating in communities across Yorkshire. Touchstone understands that we can only deliver excellence to the people we serve if the people we recruit are happy, empowered, supported to reach their potential and trusted to lead.
We are seeking experienced, enthusiastic, self-motivated individuals to join a brand-new Community Enablement Team in Wakefield and surrounding areas. You will be joining at the very start of mobilisation , and key in establishing links with relevant partners . The role will be delivering 1-1 intensive floating support promoting person centred, recovery focused support in line with individual needs.
We aim to support individuals with multiple and complex mental health needs, reduce the risk of offending, reduce hospital admission to secure wards and homelessness. Promoting better health and wellbeing, increase independence, reduce reliance on services and maximise independence which is sustainable.
As an employee of Touchstone, all successful applicants continually benefit from the following:
Personal wellbeing budget
28 days annual leave (rising to 31 after 2 years) + 8 bank holidays (pro-rata)
Agile working policy
Cycle to work scheme
Access to counselling and 24/7 confidential staff Mindful Employer helpline
Health and wellbeing and fun organisational staff away days
Inclusive maternity and parental policies and pay
A full range of staff and peer support networks
Excellent staff engagement
Lots of learning and development opportunities