Support Worker (Link Worker)

20 hours per week

Salary: £19, 227 FTE (£9.86)

Location: Watford

Guideposts is a multi-disciplinary social care and mental health network focused first and foremost upon PEOPLE. As a charity we have over 40 years’ experience meeting the needs of individuals who face any number of complex challenges; from autism, learning disability and mental health conditions, to physical disability and age-related conditions, such as dementia, sensory impairment and mobility problems. Whether through active care and support services, information advice and guidance or independent living and training projects; Guideposts exists in order to connect people and their carers with opportunities.

We are looking for an experienced support worker to join our team working with people who use our mental health services across South West Hertfordshire.

You will be working with service users to support them in their recovery in group and one to one sessions.

We provide a range of activities offering social interaction, support, skills, training, cultural interests and leading a healthier lifestyle.

  • Social groups
  • Specialist groups
  • Health and exercise
  • Arts and Crafts
  • Befriending and volunteer scheme

You will be able demonstrate your experience and an understanding of working in mental health.

Full driving licence and ability to travel would be an advantage as some of our activities take place within the community.

Guideposts is committed to safeguarding our services users and a DBS check will be carried out for this role.

Please complete the application form and return by email to

Closing date: Monday 25 March 2019

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