Job opportunity: SMI Outreach Worker


Post:                          SMI Outreach Worker

Hours:                       18.5 hours per week

Location:                  Home base or Hexham site

Accountable to:      Project Lead and Director

Rate of Pay:             £23,635.36 per annum, pro rata £11,817.68

Contract:                  Initial 12-month contract


Overall purpose

This role is to support people with severe mental illness (SMI) to enable them to engage with primary care services and other initiatives which improve their physical wellbeing. The SMI Outreach Worker will reach out to people on the SMI register of the West Northumberland Primary Care Network to bridge the gap, and provide support which helps them to engage with physical health checks and follow-up interventions. The outreach worker will also encourage clients to develop more skills and knowledge around healthy lifestyles. As a partner in the Northumberland VCSE Alliance, Adapt (NE) is delighted to be part of this important work.

Please complete the application form below, along with the signed GDPR form, and return by 5pm, Sunday 19 February 2023.
Interviews will be held at the Adapt (NE) offices on Thursday 2 March 2023.


SMI Outreach Worker job description and person specification

Background information on outreach services

SMI Outreach Worker application form

GDPR consent form


We welcome all applications and if you wish to discuss any aspect of the role, please contact Liz Prudhoe, Director, Adapt (NE),
If you have not heard from us by the interview date unfortunately you will not have been shortlisted.