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 complex needs. Our goal is to inspire hope and deliver change for everybody and every community we work with.

Job Coach

Hours: 29.6

Contract: 12 month fixed term

Salary: FTE £21,090 - £23,053

Pro-rata Salary: 16,872 - 18,443

Location: Bristol

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Job Coach as part of the new and innovative Specialist Community Forensic Service (SCFT). Working within this pilot service (with the possibility of extension) you will work in partnership with the AWP to support early discharge into the community for Forensic patients.

You’ll have knowledge of the support needs of people with significant mental health difficulties, criminal justice backgrounds and complex needs. You’ll work in a value-based, person focused way and be able to develop and manage relationships with key partners, to enable meaningful use of time with a view to supporting individuals into volunteering and paid employment. You will focus on breaking down barriers to employment and supporting individuals to overcome personal challenges.

Second Step is a leading provider of mental health services. We offer excellent training and support, and we acknowledge the commitment and dedication of our employees, which is the foundation of our success. We would like to hear from people who share the same belief and values.

Closing date: 15th July 2020

Interview date: 28th July

For more information and to apply please see our website Second Step is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community and from people who have personal experience of using mental health services.