Pathfinder Sessional worker

September 2023

Are you committed to promoting mental well-being and supporting the recovery and independence of individuals in the local community? This role is a great opportunity for experienced mental health workers who are looking for flexibility.

Hours: sessional

Location: All locations: Adur, Arun, Rural North Chichester, Rural South Horsham (Chanctonbury) and Worthing, as well as some remote working.

Full time salary: £12.49 per hour (pay award pending)

West Sussex Mind Values:

Excellence, Equitable, Open, Together, Curious, Unstoppable

Winner of National Mind Anti-Stigma Award 2021


We have an exciting opportunity for sessional workers to support all West Sussex Mind Pathfinder services to provide a seamless pathway of care and support for our local communities. This varied role will be to cover within all the Pathfinder Services - such as our Help Point team, Pathfinder Recovery teams based in Adur, Arun, Chanctonbury, Midhurst and Worthing and our Social Activities team.

If you have experience of working with people with mental health problems in one-to-one and group settings, then we would be keen to hear from you.   We also encourage applications from those with lived experience of mental health problems. You will also need to be able to give advice, information, and signposting to services via telephone or face-to-face.

Post-holders will need to demonstrate enthusiasm and passion for recovery focused mental health work and show that they can be a dedicated team player with real commitment to their work.  You will also need to have initiative and be able to work flexibly and multitask in a lively work environment.   You will have access to an extensive training programme to continue your own learning and development.  

How to apply:

Please find below an application form, guidance notes, job description and person specification.

If you would like to have an informal discussion prior to applying or have any questions after reading the documents, please email:

Closing date: Friday 13th of October at 9:00am

Interview date: TBC

Please email completed applications to:

Please note we are unable to provide sponsorship for this post, you must therefore be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in the UK.

This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time once we receive sufficient applications and encourage all interested applicants to apply at their earliest convenience to avoid disappointment.

No agencies or CV's

Application Form

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Job Description and Person Specification

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Guidance Notes

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