Job Opportunity

Community Support Worker

Do you want to make a positive difference to the lives of individuals experiencing mental health problems and distress?

Kettering Mind is an independent registered charity, affiliated to National Mind, we are a values based organisation that puts the individuals and communities we support at the heart of everything we do. We deliver a range of mental health support services in Kettering and across North Northamptonshire.

Kettering Mind is a truly unique place to work and all of our colleagues share our vision and values for providing high quality, person-centred support and services to individuals experiencing mental health problems and distress. As part of our team, you will have the opportunity to make a positive difference to other people’s lives.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Community Support Worker to join our team.

  • Duration: Permanent
  • Working Hours: Full time hours of 37 per week (part time hours considered, please call to discuss)
  • Working Pattern: The hours will be worked flexibly on a rota system (including some evening, weekend and Bank Holidays shifts)
  • Starting salary: £17,590 per annum (salary range from £17,590 to £19,451 per annum)
  • Holiday Entitlement: 34 days per annum (inclusive of Bank Holiday and other entitlements) additional 5 days after 5 years’ service
  • Pension: Nest Scheme with a 5% employer contribution rate
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme

Summary of the post

You will be working as part of a friendly and dedicated team to provide support to individuals with mental health problems. You will provide person-centred support to individual’s that live in supported accommodation, their own homes and other community based locations to ensure that they receive all necessary assistance to enable them to manage their mental health and develop a lifestyle that promotes good physical and mental wellbeing.

The post will be community based so it will be an essential requirement that all applicants have a full valid driving licence with access to a vehicle that can be used for work purposes (mileage paid at 40 pence per mile).

For full details and to apply, please download an application pack below:

Applicant Letter June 2021

Application Form

Community Support Worker Job Description

Community Support Worker Person Specification

Equal opportunities Policy

Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form

Policy statement on the recruitment of ex offenders

Privacy statement – recruitment

Alternatively, contact Kettering Mind on 01536 523 216 or send us an email

Closing date for all application forms: Sunday, 27 June 2021 (Interview date to be confirmed)

Interview date: To be confirmed

An enhanced DBS check will be required for the successful applicant (requested and paid for by Kettering Mind). Kettering Mind are an equal opportunities employer and a signatory of the Mindful Employer Charter. Kettering Mind reserves the right to close the vacancy earlier than advertised if sufficient suitable applications are received.