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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/07/2021.

WHISe Support Worker

Job Reference: 816-950


NAViGO Health and Social Care CIC provide health and social care services to a population of 158,000. We are a progressive and ambitious organisation that aims to support those living with a mental health illness, their carers and families in the simplest and most effective ways. We are different because we know working with the same methods doesn’t work forever; and we will continue to challenge the way we do things to create the best services that are centred on the people who use them.

Working together across Humber, Coast and Vale

Why should you work for us?

  • CQC overall rating GOOD 2019 – with two services rated Outstanding
  • We are ranked as one of the top 100 best large Companies to work for in the UK 2021 and in the Top 10 Health & Social Care company to work for 2021 UK.
  • We are one of the top 35 best companies to work for in Yorkshire and Humber region 2021
  • Outstanding national NHS Staff Survey 2020
  • Crisis Home Treatment service for older people accredited by the Royal College of Psychiatrists’ 2018
  • Awarded for ‘Excellence in DBT’ from the Association for Psychological Therapies 2018
  • 'Highly Commended' organisation in the James Legal Solicitors Inspiring Business 2019 Awards
  • NAViGO Simply You team crowned Heart Awards Business in Community winners 2018
  • Performance Team ‘highly commended’ in the best use of data category - Health Tech Awards 2018
  • Mental Health category winner - Medipex Awards 2018
  • Mental health services in North East Lincolnshire have been rated as amongst the best in the country by the people who use them

WHISe - Support Worker Band 3

We have an exciting opportunity for a Support Worker to develop your skills and experience by joining our award winning Wellbeing Health Improvement Service (WHISe) based within the Community Mental Health team. You will be working within our multi-disciplinary team, supporting our Care Co-ordinators and delivering physical health checks and lifestyle advice. If you are looking for a new challenge, are motivated and flexible and want to make a difference in the lives of people experiencing mental health difficulties and support them on the road to recovery, we want to hear from you.

As a Support Worker you will deliver high level quality care provide a high standard of care and intervention as directed by the WHISe team. The goal is to maximize the service user’s quality of life and social inclusion by encouraging their skills, promoting autonomy and healthy lifestyle choices through discussion and education. You will have completed (or be working towards) a Foundation Degree in Health Social Care or Mental Health Care (incorporating NVQ Level 3 or the Community Certificate in Mental Health Care). You will have substantial experience of working in mental health services and be proficient, competent and confident to work with minimal supervision.

In return, we offer you a comprehensive induction package, regular supervision, and a great sense of fulfilment in this role.

For further information, an informal discussion or to arrange a visit, please contact Jeanette Williamson or Anthony Ackroyd on 01472 255293 or email


All positions are subject to the receipt of satisfactory references and pre-employment Occupational Health checks. Evidence of appropriate DBS clearances will also be required. All posts will be subject to successful completion of a 12 week probationary period.

This post is classed as exempted for the purposes of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and those convictions that are classed as spent must be declared on your application.

We will ensure that all applicants are contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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