Sessional Support Worker

November 2020

We are looking for an adaptable, creative and enthusiastic Sessional Support Worker to join our Communities in Mind Team. The CIM service supports older adults (65 plus) in the Bognor and Chichester areas, with their mental wellbeing.

Salary: £9.30 per hour

Variable hours on a sessional basis, usually Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday afternoons but there may be more hours available in this or other West Sussex Mind services.

Location: mostly Bognor and Chichester but other locations possible

Sessional Support Workers help with the planning, co-ordination, administration, and lead in the delivery of sessions, at our in-person groups or via video conferencing. We offer a variety of social, creative, pastime and leisure activities for older adults. You will work closely alongside our CIM volunteers and may be asked to provide telephone support to our service users when required.

To apply you will need to evidence that you have:

  • Knowledge around mental health and older people
  • Skills in providing support to older people and or people who have mental health problems
  • Knowledge and skills around working in groups
  • The ability to learn and use digital and social media applications in work
  • Good written and verbal communication skills, IT, and digital skills
  • Very good interpersonal skills, working as part of a team

Please state clearly in your application which areas(s) you would be able to work in and if there are any restrictions on your availability.

For further information on the service and the role please contact Jo Bulis on 07495 077 341 or email cim@westsussexmind.org

Please email completed applications to recruitment@westsussexmind.org

Closing date is 9am on Monday 14th December 2020 but we reserve the right to close sooner once we receive sufficient applications. We therefore encourage all interested applicants to apply at their earliest convenience to avoid disappointment.