Health and Wellbeing Support Worker

Band 3 Point 8 £21, 972


An exciting opportunity is available within Beamish’s Health and Wellbeing Team. This team is a small and dynamic team working within the museum to provide unique and meaningful opportunities to support the physical and mental health and wellbeing of people living within the community, including people living with dementia, other cognitive impairments and those experiencing mental health issues.

The Health and Wellbeing Support Worker will be responsible for the delivery of a diverse range of activities based at the museum, combining the principles of occupational therapy, person-centred care and utilising its unique environment and collections to support and promote wellbeing, recovery and independence.

The Health and Wellbeing Support Worker will be actively involved in the preparation, delivery, evaluation and housekeeping which is essential to the day-to-day running of the health and wellbeing activities.

Beamish, the Living Museum of the North is a world renowned open air museum, which puts people and the communities we serve at the heart of everything we do. The museum tells the story of everyday working life in the North East – bringing the rich social, agricultural and industrial heritage of our region to life.

The museum is self-sustaining with a large diverse audience. We rely upon talented people who are able to demonstrate exceptional skills and personal characteristics to deliver the outstanding and immersive experience we offer to visitors.

Some of the great benefits of working at Beamish, The Living Museum of the North:

  • Join a fantastic, friendly team of 350 staff and 400 volunteers
  • Museum pass, allowing free entry for yourself and three other people
  • Work within a beautiful and unique location on a 300 acre site that represents the diverse histories and heritage of the North
  • 20% Discount on Catering and Retail
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Free parking
  • Members of the bike to work scheme
  • Work for a charity in the heritage sector where all profits are reinvested into further developing the museum, its people and reaching our communities

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