Hartlepool and East Durham Mind have a temporary part time vacancy for a Health Link Worker to work on the Step Forward Tees Valley Programme. Key element of the role is to work within the community to provide targeted support and interventions in order to make positive changes in relation to employability for local clients. These clients will typically have two or more complex needs, which could include physical or mental health barriers, housing or substance misuse. 


Closing date: 8th January 2021.


To request an application pack e mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. phone number 01429 269303.

This project is jointly funded by the European Social Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund.

All applications to be returned to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or marked for the attention of Mark Setchell, Hartlepool and East Durham Mind, Units IA and 1B

Crown Buildings, Tees Street, Hartlepool, TS24 8HB.

Sorry, we have no current vacancies, but do come back regularly to see when new opportunities arise. 

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Health Link Worker

HOURS 30hrs per week

SALARY £19,004 - £22,386 pro-rata (inclusive of essential car user allowance)

CONTRACT: Fixed Term – until December 2021

As a Link Worker, you will manage a caseload of Step Forward participants and provide them with 1:1 support, helping them overcome health barriers to employment and training. Link Workers will help participants to accept, adjust and when able recover from physical and/or mental health conditions.

Link Workers will support people with health problems to access mainstream activities and resources which will help them to better manage their conditions and move towards or into employment.

Working closely with participants, Link Workers will be responsible for supporting them through every stage of their journey, addressing barriers preventing engagement and introducing activities to support progression.