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Expression of interest

Mental Health and Wellbeing Outreach Worker
(Mental Health & Wellbeing AT Beacon Ambassador)

Base: Working across Lambeth 

Reports to: AT Beacon Senior Management Team  

Contract: 12 month fixed-term contract 

Hours of work: 37 hours per week full time position


About the Ascension Trust (AT) Beacon Project 

AT Beacon Project is an initiative that seeks to engage and empower communities and  vulnerable groups to lead healthier lives. By working alongside communities, their families,  and peers, as well as the places where they live, frequent, and spend their time, we aim to  create safe spaces (Beacon Hubs) and access to trusted voices on matters concerning their  health and wellbeing not just for some – but for everyone. 

About the post-holder

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated mental health and  wellbeing outreach worker to work with the Lambeth Public Health Team. 

The postholder will engage in conversations with residents and communities to provide mental health prevention and wellbeing advice to local communities using evidence based  motivational interviewing techniques. A proactive approach is required with the postholder  going to where communities are particularly those that are at greater risk of poor mental  health and wellbeing. 

Approaches could include being part of the Lambeth Health and Wellbeing Bus outreach  team, participation in existing community events or collaborating with different  stakeholders including the voluntary and community sector to deliver specific events or  sessions. 

About the role

This is an exciting role that will support the delivery of holistic and whole system approach  interventions at neighbourhood level to promote better mental health and wellbeing and  contribute to reducing health inequalities in Lambeth. 


This role will require excellent communication skills, good mental health and wellbeing  promotion knowledge and experience of working with diverse communities. 

You will join us on a 12-month fixed-term contract. In return, you will receive a competitive  salary.


Essential Skills/Requirements 

  • An understanding of mental health issues. 

  • Good interpersonal skills. 

  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally. 

  • Capable of maintaining appropriate written records. 

  • Awareness of confidentiality and data protection. 

  • To be able to work on your own initiative as well as part of a team. 

  • Awareness of health and safety issues for others and self. 

  • A caring and empathetic nature. 

  • Awareness of equalities legislation. 

  • A good knowledge of safeguarding adults at risk - Understanding of the issues  underlying vulnerability and socio-economic wellbeing. 

  • A knowledge of local mental health services to be able to signpost service users.

  • Ability to use IT software packages e.g., spreadsheets, word processing and databases.

  • A clear criminal record check.

If you are interested in this role, please download the appliction and email a copy to Dolores Robinson at


Application Form:

Deadline: 25 November 2022 | 5pm


If you have any questions about the role, please contact: Dolores Robinson via email

at or call 07360 597762

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