Vacancies

Swindon & Gloucestershire Mind Alexandra Wellbeing House Lead
£24,892 to £25,440 pa (35 hours per week)

Based in Gloucester

Swindon Mind has been established in Swindon for over 20 years and we provide support and services to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding. We have extended our services into Gloucestershire during 2017 and we are in the process of becoming Swindon & Gloucestershire Mind.

This is an exciting new project that we are delivering in Gloucester. As the Wellbeing House Lead you will be working with people with mental health needs in a 5-bedded house which offers short term respite and wellbeing support

  • General day to day running of the home and leading a small staff team
  • General administrative duties to include data collection, monitoring and reporting outcomes
  • Establish and maintain outstanding communication with the guests and professionals

Staff benefits include pension, 25 days holiday per year, plus training.

For full details see job description here: Wellbeing House Lead 35

For an application pack, please download the 3 forms below or request a pack via email (see below):

For more information please contact Hazel Howe as below.  Completed application forms should be sent back before the deadline to Hazel Howe either by email or by post.

T: 01793 432031
e: hazelhowe@swindonmind.org

Closing date: Friday 24th November at midnight
Expected interview date: TBC

 

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Swindon & Gloucestershire Alexandra Wellbeing House Support
£19,317- £19,742 (pro rata) 24 hours per week (fixed term until March 2019)

Based in Gloucester

Swindon Mind has been established in Swindon for over 20 years and we provide support and services to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding. We have extended our services into Gloucestershire during 2017 and we are in the process of becoming Swindon & Gloucestershire Mind.  This post will be working within our Wellbeing House in Gloucester.

What you will be doing:

  • Work closely with the Wellbeing House Lead in the general day to day running of the house and supporting the Volunteers.
  • Supporting the guests in wellbeing planning
  • General administrative duties to include data collection, monitoring and reporting outcomes
  • Establish and maintain outstanding communication with the guests and professionals
  • Assess, coach and plan using the Five Ways to Wellbeing Framework
  • Promote and support resilience by adopting Wellbeing and Safety plans with all guests
  • Refer, signpost and support guests to the most appropriate services, within Gloucestershire, with mental health service providers and community resources
  • Promote Swindon & Gloucestershire Mind in Gloucestershire by attending events, promoting workshops delivered at the Wellbeing House

Staff benefits include pension, 25 days holiday per year (pro rata), plus training.

For full details see job description here: Wellbeing Support Worker

For an application pack, please download the 3 forms below or request a pack via email (see below):

For more information please contact Hazel Howe as below.  Completed application forms should be sent back before the deadline to Hazel Howe either by email or by post.

T: 01793 432031
e: hazelhowe@swindonmind.org

Closing date: Friday 24th November at midnight
Expected interview date: TBC

 

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Be Active Volunteering Vacancies

Based in Swindon

We are looking for volunteers who are interested in becoming an activity buddy for our Be Active project. An activity Buddy is a trained volunteer whose role is to:

  • Support the participant to attend as many different physical activity sessions as they wish so they can try different things until they find something that fits in with their abilities, interests and daily routine.
  • Help the participant along the way to their goal and to give that extra boost if the going gets tough.
  • Accompany the participant to access mainstream sport and leisure facilities so they can continue with their chosen form of physical activity.

Please click the links for more information: