Mental Health Outreach Worker – Community Enablement Team
This role is 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 our new team & service which started September 2023. The Community Enablement Team provides support for Wakefield and district (5 towns). You will be joining a new service and key in establishing links with relevant partners. The role will be delivering 1-1 intensive floating support which is person centred and 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
How to Apply
Touchstone is an equal opportunities organisation, a Trans Positive employer and applications are welcome from all sections of the community, particularly, BME and LGBT communities and/or people with disabilities who are under-represented within Touchstone. Further information can be obtained from our equal opportunities policy. Please note that we do not hold a sponsor licence and we do not intend to offer sponsorship for this particular role. You should therefore ensure that you have/will have the right to work in the UK to be able to undertake this role, if appointed, you will be required to provide relevant right to work documents at the point of an offer being made to you. Applications can be obtained by visiting www.touchstonesupport.org.uk or by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org