Job Description

Job Reference: 267-MINDWW127

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust
Oxfordshire Mind
£22,572 – 25,927 SCP 11-18

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as Good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

We are a responsive and innovative Foundation Trust that places our values of Caring, Safe and Excellent at the heart of everything we do. We take great pride in our staff and believe that investing in you is key to us achieving our vision of outstanding care delivered by outstanding people.

We work with a wide range of partner organisations to deliver care and support to people in their own homes and from a number of hospitals and community bases. We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible.

Wellbeing Service

The Wellbeing Service offers a wide variety of services that provide support to those struggling with their mental wellbeing.

  • Five Wellbeing Centres throughout the county
  • The Information Service, including the Oxfordshire Mind Guide publication, website and the Information Line
  • Physical Activity and Wellbeing
  • Benefits for Better Mental Health, a welfare benefits advice service
  • Oxford and Banbury Safe Havens
  • Embedded workers in primary and secondary care in Oxfordshire & Berkshire
  • Services for Children and Young People


Service Purpose:  The Localities Service provides holistic wellbeing support to anyone in Oxfordshire experiencing a mental health issue or poor mental wellbeing. They offer an initial Options session to help people identify their wellbeing support needs and support people to access a wider range of support available within Oxfordshire Mind and in the local community. They offer a wide range of peer support groups and short courses to enable people to learn tools and strategies to improve their wellbeing.

Job Purpose: The Wellbeing Worker role is an instrumental role based in one of our 5 Wellbeing Centres. The Wellbeing Workers support people accessing our services, building positive relationships, and empowering them to achieve their wellbeing goals through the provision of Options sessions, peer support groups and short courses and liaising with our community partners.

  • New starters have a 6 month probationary period. This, together with the induction process aims to create a positive supportive working environment allowing new employees to learn key elements of their role over a reasonable timescale.
  • Candidates not currently employed by the Trust who attend an interview for non-qualified Band 1-5 posts are required to undertake numeracy and literacy assessments.
  • Appointment to this post is subject to the trust receiving satisfactory references covering 3-5 years of employment or study. Please ask your referees to respond promptly to reference requests.
  • Employees are expected to undertake mandatory and statutory training related to their role.
  • We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, age or sexual orientation and we encourage applications from users of mental health services. This is part of our commitment to equality and reflecting the diversity of our population.
  • Oxford Health is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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