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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/09/2020.

Mental Health Crisis Worker

Job Reference: J295-A-20-0212

Second Step
Recovery Bristol Partnership
£22,627 - £24,591

Second Step is a leading mental health charity in the South West offering housing, support and hope to thousands of people with mental health and other problems.  Our goal is to inspire hope and deliver change for everybody and every community we work with.


Mental Health Crisis Workers


1 Full time, 37 hours per week, permanent contract

1 Part time, 18.5 hours per week, temporary contract to 31st August 2021


Location – Petherton Resource Centre, Hengrove


1 Full time, 37 hours per week, permanent contract


Location – Gloucester House, Southmead Hospital


Salary: £22,627 to £24,591 per annum


These exciting opportunities have arisen within the Bristol Mental Health Partnership, which involves collaborative working between a number of organisations to include Second Step and the Avon and Wiltshire Partnership Trust (part of the National Health Service).


Mental Health Workers are responsible for providing practical advice and support to individuals to allow them to maintain a meaningful life. This is a 24 hour, 7 day a week service.  Bank holiday working is required.


The aim is to deliver recovery and wellbeing opportunities for people with mental health and other support need’s to achieve their hopes and ambitions.


The jobs are part of the Crisis Team and involves working with and alongside multi organisations and the post holder will need to work collaboratively and in partnership with all these agencies as one team.


The ideal candidates will have worked within mental health, for a minimum of two years,  providing a wide range of interventions to assist people, during a period of acute mental health crisis and connecting into community resources.




Please note you must hold a current driving license, either a car or motorbike, and have access to a vehicle.


In return we offer excellent benefits to include a minimum of 26 days annual leave rising to 31, a Flex system as well as learning and development opportunities.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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