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We are recruiting for the following role:


Job title:                    Day Flexible Support Worker

No. of Vacancies:   X 3

Location:                  Sandpit Lane, Braintree

Contract Types:     Permanent Contract 37.5 across a 7-day rota, worked flexibly to suit the needs of the service, working across the Mid and South Essex Services

Salary:                       £23,463.00

Reports to:               Services Manager and Service Deputy Manager

 Please click here for job description

This role involves supporting clients transitioning from hospital to their homes, offering flexible assistance for individuals with enduring mental health needs on a 7-day shift rota. The focus is on guiding clients through their recovery journey over a 24-month period, helping them set and achieve their goals, become more self-reliant, and reduce their dependence on medical interventions and hospitalisations. The role also includes providing outcome-focused support, addressing dual diagnosis issues, managing housing-related aspects, and collaborating across various services and sites as needed.


Added to SAGE Benefits, X 2 death in service salary, automatic enrolment on a workplace pension scheme (after 3 months). 22 Days holiday, plus all statutory bank holidays (holiday entitlement will increase to 25 days after 3 years of continued service).  Company Sick Pay after 12 months of continuous service.  Mandatory Training is provided when and where appropriate. Future workforce development opportunities which align with the organisation’s ethos and values and its growth.

Applying for a role at Bridge Support will open the door to joining an organisation that has been awarded, at an excellence level, the Healthy Workplace Charter 2019 and retained its Mindful Employer status for a further two years 2022 – 2024.  

Bridge cares passionately about all aspects of their staff’s working life, and we don’t just write it we act on it too.

This spans from how workers feel about their duties and providing them with meaningful work, giving our employees a voice in accepting and utilising feedback, to their working environment ensuring quality and safety of the physical environments for all, and finally a leadership team with a focus on its people. Put us to the test and apply today!

Bridge Support is committed to being an inclusive workplace, and our recruitment process is designed to be accessible to all interested applicants.

Initially, candidates who have been shortlisted will undergo a pre-screening telephone interview, and depending on the outcome candidates will be invited for a face-to-face interview.

Should you require any reasonable adjustments for all or at any stage of the recruitment or interview process, please do not hesitate to let us know.

As stated in the attached Job Description, all vacancies will be subject to pre-Right to Work Checks, Career Checks, and Enhanced DBS checks.

The timeline for this role is as below: –

Closing date Friday 5th July 12pm

Shortlisting Monday 8th July

Interviews Monday 15th and Tuesday 16th July.