3Days left

Enablement Worker - Mental Health

Salary details: £ - £

Erewash Hub, DCC Mercian Close, Ilkeston
Salary details
Grade 5 £23,114 - £23,500 per annum
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
37 hours per week
Closing Date
16 June 2024


🌟 Derbyshire County Council are Hiring! 🌟

Ready to embark on a fulfilling journey as a Mental Health Enablement Worker? 🚀 Join the dynamic team at Erewash and South Derbyshire Mental Health Enablement service!

We're seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to support adults with mental health needs. 🤝 If you thrive in a fast-paced environment, this role is perfect for you!

📍 Location: Mercian Close Erewash


🌐 Area of work: Across Erewash and South Derbyshire Areas


As an Enablement Worker, your key responsibilities include:

To provide a wide range of practical, social, and general care services for individuals using the enablement service, in line with the agreed Personal Service Plan.

Alert managers to changes in presenting needs and respond in emergency situations liaising with colleagues, other agencies, and carers as appropriate.

Support and encourage individuals to maximise independence through engagement in social activity, working with local community networks, voluntary and self-help groups.

Complete records in respect of, Personal Service Plans case notes.

 Liaise with colleagues, voluntary bodies, health service colleagues and other agencies, working with people with a range of complex needs and their families/carers, ensuring the safeguarding of vulnerable adults.

 Maintain confidentiality and adhere to the departments recording systems.

Additional Highlights:

🛣️ Travel Required: Explore the Erewash and South Derbyshire area and occasional trips to other Derbyshire locations for training and meetings.

🌈 Diverse Work: Engage with working age adults on short-term and long-term support packages.

⏱️ Time-Limited Support: Focus on maximising independence to reduce ongoing care and support needs.

Benefits of Joining:

🌟 Working in an Enablement role is challenging but incredibly rewarding!

🎁 Competitive Benefits Package Including:

  • 25 days of annual leave (plus an additional 5 after 5 years of continuous service, pro rata for part-time)
  • Generous local government pension scheme
  • Guaranteed incremental annual pay increases.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Discounts at selected county leisure centres
  • Derbyshire Rewards Scheme for employee discounts
  • Access to physio, mental health, and other well-being services
  • And much more!


Please contact us for specific details about the role of an Enablement Worker and apply through our website.

Provisional Interview Date: TBC


Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.

The job may require unsocial hours working including weekends and Bank Holidays. Payment arrangements will be detailed in any contract offer made.

Saturday and Sunday hours will be paid at plain time where it is part of your normal working pattern unless it is between 7pm and 7am, where enhanced rates of pay apply. Enhanced pay rates are paid for Bank Holiday working.

Apply now and take the first step towards a fulfilling career with us! By joining Derbyshire County Council you will have access to a range of amazing rewards and employee benefits, including our generous annual leave scheme, excellent local government pension and fantastic employee discounts. To discover more detail about the rewards and benefits available to you, click here


Young workers – Please note there are different rules for young workers in regard to working hours. Please ensure the information contained within the following ACAS link is understood before applying