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Relief Worker in Extended Access Service

Hours: 6pm to 9.30pm

Salary: £11.87 per hour

Location: Travel between service locations in Bradford

Responsible to: Service Manager

Annual leave: 25 days pro-rata

Closing date: 10am on Monday 26th October 2020

Interview date: Tuesday 3rd November 2020

Probationary period: 6 months

Pension: We operate a contributory pension scheme which you will be auto-enrolled into (subject to the conditions of the scheme)


Mind in Bradford is looking for a relief worker to provide relief cover for our Extended Access Service delivering 1-1 interventions within Primary Care settings to individuals ranging from 11 years up to adulthood, seeking support for a broad range of mental health issues.


The role will appeal to those who have:

·        Excellent proven communication and organisational skills

·        Ability to work alone and use own initiative

·        A non-judgmental attitude in relation to mental illness and its manifestation in behaviour

·        Ability to encourage, engage and involve people in ways that promote their involvement, independence, resilience and achieve positive changes in their lives

·        Experience of working with young people and adults who have or have had mental health challenges

·        Experience of delivering 1:1 interventions

·        Experience of working in a mental health setting

·        Experience of supporting vulnerable clients in a clear, concise, meaningful and non-judgmental way

·        Excellent IT Skills, including use of Microsoft Packages and online recording systems

·        Understanding of current issues faced by people with mental health issues

·        Knowledge of other community organisations and charities in the area that can support Mind in Bradford clients

·        Has an understanding of the effectiveness of talking therapies and mental health issues

·        Knowledge and understanding of risk management and health and safety issues

·        A minimum of 5 GCSE’s (or equivalent) grades A-C (must include English and Maths)

·        Evidence of ongoing professional development

·        Completed Safeguarding adults, children and young people training within the last three years


In the first instance, for any enquiries please email [email protected]


Making an Application

•      CVs will not be accepted

•      Please email your completed application form in word format (as an attachment) to [email protected]

•      Please note it is not possible for us to give feedback to non-shortlisted applicants

•      Mind in Bradford is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and all successful applicants will be asked to apply (through Mind in Bradford) for an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and a right to work in the UK check



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