Refugee Community Outreach Worker
Job title: Refugee Community Outreach Worker
Salary: £23,500 - £24,000 per annum pro rota
Contracted hours: 37.5 hours
Working base: Flexible across 7 wellbeing centres
Reports to: Flourish Senior Worker
Checks needed: Enhanced DBS and 2 satisfactory references
This is an exciting new project, 'Flourish' - Mental Health for Refugees in Hertfordshire, which is a highly flexible and responsive outreach service developed to meet the needs of refugees fleeing the war in Ukraine & other refugees in Hertfordshire.
The aim of the service will be to support refugees in the community with multiple needs who have mental health support as a primary need.
The countywide holistic service also provides emotional wellbeing support for families who are hosting refugees.
Complex needs' are defined by the National Complex Needs Alliance as a combination of health needs and social needs.
Purpose of Post
The purpose of the Hertfordshire Mind Network Refugee Community Outreach Worker role is to:
? To provide advice, information, onward referral and holistic support to clients with mental ill health.
? Support to build social networks and reduce isolation whilst settling into the Hertfordshire community this includes building a sustainable and empowering peer support network and building confidence and self-esteem.
? To ensure that the safety and wellbeing of the client is monitored and reviewed regularly.
? To remain a source of independent support for all clients.
? Embed a person centred and solution focused approach in all aspects of the role.
? To work in a trauma informed way including awareness of the 6 principles of trauma informed practice, putting the clients emotional and practical needs at the forefront of this work.
You will be line managed by the Flourish Senior for Hertfordshire Mind Network but will manage your own workload, prioritising tasks and working on your own initiative.