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Community Support Worker - Suffolk Mind

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Applications for this role are now closed.

21st May 2021

Employer Description

Suffolk Mind is a registered charity promoting mental health and well-being services throughout Suffolk and we want to make Suffolk the best place in the world for talking about and taking care of mental health.

Main Description

Do you enjoy helping others and making a significant difference to someone’s life?

We are looking for a passionate and dedicated Support Worker to work full time at our housing service in Larkhill Way, Felixstowe.

We provide housing and recovery support to individuals who have experienced mental health issues and may have spent time in hospital.

We are looking for an experienced individual who can support tenants in various social activities which include communal meals, gardening, walks and games.

Hours of work: Part time - 20 hours per week (flexible –  these hours can be worked over 3- 5 days, to be discussed)
Location: Felixstowe, Suffolk
Salary: £18,500 - £20,600 per annum (£9.61 - £10.70 per hour)

Key requirements for this role:

  • Relevant practical skills and willingness to support individuals in practical everyday tasks
  • Certificate in Community Mental Health, NVQ Level 3 in relevant area, or
  • Relevant experience of working with people who have long term mental health needs or associated field
  • Ability to work shifts and flexible hours if applicable to service demands, as well as cover occasional sleep-ins at our other housing locations


Suffolk Mind are offering a competitive salary with 25 days paid holiday plus bank holidays, pension scheme, occupational sick scheme, DBS check, internal wellbeing courses and a fully inclusive, flexible family friendly culture. 

How to apply

Apply on our website now and visit ‘get involved’ then ’job vacancies’ for a full job description and person specification.


Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 14/06/2021


£18,500 - £20,600 per annum (£9.61 - £10.70 per hour)


This job is located in Felixstowe, Suffolk

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