Senior Healthlink Worker

Second Step
https://www.second-step.co.uk/
Salary: 
£22,779 - £24,899
Contract Type: 
Permanent
Hours: 
Full Time
Hours: 
37
Location: 
Bristol
Contract Details: 
37 Hours Permanent Contract
Details of Role: 

Second Step is a leading mental health charity in the South West offering housing, support and hope to thousands of people with mental health and complex needs.  Our goal is to inspire hope and deliver change for everybody and every community we work with.

 

Hours:  37 per week

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £22,779 - £24,899 per annum

Role Location: Central Bristol

 

We have an exciting and rare opportunity to join Second Step’s Health Link Team who work in partnership with BrisDoc’s Homeless Health Service,

 

About the role:

The focus of the role is to provide support to people 20-25 people in a variety of settings. Including at the medical centre GP surgeries within the homeless pathway accommodation and within peoples own homes, plus many other settings. Many people are at high-risk and use A&E repeatedly. We support people who are homeless, at risk of becoming homeless, and support to people within the Bristol Homeless Pathways

People on our caseload have significant physical and enduring health problems and/or who struggle to engage with health services. Maybe occasional evening work will be required.

 

About you:

 

You will have:

We are looking for a person who have minimum 2 years’ significant experience in relationship building, ability to advocate and hold and manage a diverse and highly complex Homelessness focused support orientated caseload 

Highly developed multi agency liaison with a “health” focus.

A great sense of humor and ability to work within a very motivated and dynamic Health Team

 

Whilst this role is based in Central Bristol, you will be expected to travel within Bristol therefore access to transport is desirable but not essential

 

Full details of this exciting opportunity can be found in the role profile attached in the Document section at the top of this page.   Second Step is a leading provider of mental health services.  We offer excellent training and support, flexible working and we acknowledge the commitment and dedication of our employees, which is the foundation of our success. We would like to hear from people who share the same belief and values.

 

Closing date: 14th July 2020

 

For more information and to apply please see our website www.second-step.co.uk. Second Step is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community and from people who have personal experience of using mental health services

Closing Date: 
Tuesday, 14 July, 2020 - 23:45
Contact Person: 
HR
Contact Email: 
hr@second-step.co.uk
Postal Address: 
9 BSq Bristol BS2 8PE