Good Finance = Good Health Support Worker
Salary: 19,240.00 (Pro Rata)
Hours: 18.5hrs (Flexible times)
Base: Scarborough Citizens Advice Bureau
Term: to 31st December 2018
Closing Date: 5pm, 5th October 2017
How to Apply: Please send a completed application form and equality opportunities form to firstname.lastname@example.org CV's will not be accepted. Forms are available to download at the bottom of this page.
To provide support to people with mental health problems using the services of Citizens Advice in order that they can reduce debt, maximise income, and improve their financial literacy and capability, and to establish what impact that has on the clients Health & Well being
Good Finance = Good Health is a project funded by Comic Relief until 31st December 2018. It is a partnership between Scarborough & District Citizens Advice , and Scarborough, Whitby and Ryedale Mind (SWR Mind), and a number of other associated partners.
Citizens Advice is the lead partner and is accountable to Comic Relief for all aspects of delivery.
The post holder will be guided by the Citizens Advice project manager, but will be employed by, and fully accountable to SWR Mind. The post holder is responsible for the day-to-day delivery of a high quality service in line with this job description and Citizens Advice / SWR Mind project policies, procedures, targets and outcomes.
SWR Mind will contribute its mental health expertise to the project; providing support such that people with mental health problems fully engage in the Citizens Advice advice process so they maximise their income, reduce debts, and improve their financial literacy and capability. And to establish the degree to which the advice and support affects the clients overall Health & Wellbeing. In addition, some limited funding is available to procure specialist and bespoke support over and above that offered by the project and it shall be the responsibility of the post holder to ascertain when this is appropriate and to assist the Citizens Advice in developing and procuring the support
The responsibility of the SWR Mind Support Worker will provide Social, Emotional and Practical support, Information and Advocacy on a short to medium term basis for the purpose of ensuring maximum engagement in the Citizens Advice advice process. If necessary, due to the client having issues outside the length of the advice process, the client can be signposted and supported to help them find appropriate additional support.