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Job Opportunities

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South Warwickshire and Worcestershire Mind empower individuals to access mental health and wellbeing support to thrive in their local communities.

For many people, we play a role that often is both the first line of support and the last hope when other services aren't responding.

South Warwickshire and Worcestershire Mind is striving to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We see it as a positive advantage if you have experience of mental health issues and/or have used mental health services, or had experience of volunteering. 

To apply for any of our current opportunities please apply by downloading the following forms here:

Job Application Form

Equal Opportunities Form

Applications and queries can be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by post to:

South Warwickshire and Worcestershire Mind, The Fred Winter Centre, 41 Guild Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 

 Current Opportunities

 

Head of Services 

Hours:                      Full Time  37hrs per wk.

Salary:                      £38,000 - £40,000

Job Purpose

The role will be responsible for the development, management and delivery of the organisation’s commissioned and income generation services complying with contractual, organisational and financial obligations.  They will ensure all services meet the highest standards of service delivery, staff are trained, motivated and committed to improving the wellbeing of those affected by mental health problems.  Working directly to the CEO, the Head of Services will lead and directly line manage their team and build effective relationships with delivery partners to ensure SW&WM reputation as a credible, reliable, can-do organisation who listens to, and puts the service user at the centre of our services and everyone is committed to achieving the best outcomes for that person.

Closing Date:            28th April 2022

Interview Date:          May 2022

The next step:

If you feel this position is right for you please download the following Application Form, Equality Monitoring Formand Job DescriptionPlease return the application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Helpline Advisor - Wellbeing 

Hours:                       35hrs – Monday to Friday (08.30 to 16.00 and 10.00 to 17.30)

Salary:                       £19,856.20 (FTE £21k)

Job Purpose

As a Helpline Worker, you will be providing support for those experiencing mental health difficulties through Wellbeing for Warwickshire’s helpline service.

You will be providing support to people that may require referrals to internal and external services, signposting to a range of organisations as well as accessing other services delivered across the Collaborative.  The support offered will include (but is not exclusive to) receiving referral calls from people who may be experiencing mental health difficulties, people looking for more general assistance and information about services, supporting with self-help techniques, carers looking for advice and services, professionals seeking support for their clients and other community support services.

Closing Date:           29/4/2022

Interview Date:         May 2022

The next step:

If you feel this position is right for you please download the following Application Form, Equality Monitoring Formand Job DescriptionPlease return the application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Mental Health Link Worker

Hours:                       35hrs per week

Salary:                       £19,856.20 (FTE £21k)

Job Purpose

The post holder will work directly with individuals experiencing mental health problems to support their needs relating to social factors, wellbeing and wider determinants of health. The Mental Health Link Worker will facilitate and co-ordinate key educational and support programmes to encourage and empower peer support networks for those with mental health issues.

Individuals will have the opportunity to access group interventions that aim to equip them with coping strategies and mechanisms for self-help. Individuals can access support at all stages of their recovery journey and will be able to benefit from a range of opportunities for peer support

 

Closing Date:           29/4/2022

Interview Date:         May 2022

The next step:

If you feel this position is right for you please download the following Application Form, Equality Monitoring Formand Job DescriptionPlease return the application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Practitioner - Active Monitoring

Hours:                      35 hours per week

Salary: £                   £19,965.40 pro rata (FTE £21,106.28)

Job Purpose

Active Monitoring is a psycho-educational programme designed to provide early intervention provision within the Primary Care arena. With growing demands on Therapeutic Services resulting in increasing waiting lists it is getting more difficult for people to access the help they need in time. This role will involve working directly from a GP surgery delivering the Active Monitoring programme, the service complements/replaces the ‘watchful waiting function’ and proactively works with individuals on agreed pathways to support early intervention via a facilitated self-help model.

Closing Date:           29/4/2022

Interview Date:         May 2022

The next step:

If you feel this position is right for you please download the following Application Form, Equality Monitoring Formand Job DescriptionPlease return the application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Practitioner - Breathing Space

Hours:                      35 hours per week Monday – Friday.  09.30 – 17.00

Salary: £                   £19,965.40 pro rata (FTE £21,106.28)

Job Purpose

The post holder will be responsible for working as part of a multidisciplinary team. They will provide high quality support, information, active referrals and signposting for Orbit customers living with mental ill health and/or low mental wellbeing. This will be delivered through our Breathing Space service.

Closing Date:           29/4/2022

Interview Date:         May 2022

The next step:

If you feel this position is right for you please download the following Application Form, Equality Monitoring Formand Job DescriptionPlease return the application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Practitioner - Safe Haven 

Hours:                       14 Hous per week

Salary:                        £8,,379.28 per annum

Job Purpose

The Safe Haven is a much-needed resource. It is intended to provide out-of-hours mental health support. The Safe Haven has been developed to:

  • Prevent escalation of mental health problems and thereby avoid mental health crisis
  • Prevent unnecessary referrals to secondary mental health services, A&E departments and other emergency out of hours services
  • Improve mental health and wellbeing
  • Increase independence and self- management
  • Reduce isolation

The Safe Haven service is delivered in unsociable hours covering Monday – Sunday 52 weeks per year between times of 6pm and 1am. These are broken down into shift patterns of no more than 7hrs per shift.

Closing Date:              Open

Interview Date:            Open

The next step:

If you feel this position is right for you please download the following Application Form, Equality Monitoring Formand Job DescriptionPlease return the application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Practitioner - Telephone Triage 

Hours: Day:                  37.5 hours per week

Salary: Day:                 £21,106.28 per annum

Job Purpose

The Telephone Triage Practitioner will manage calls from individuals who are experiencing a high level of mental health distress, their families and professionals. The role will work in close partnership with the NHS Crisis Team acting as a link between individual, professional and other services by ensuring continuity of support by delivering an efficient and effective person-centred service. 

The Practitioner role will navigate the individuals through defined pathways to enable delivery of the right help at the right time with the right outcome. In addition the practitioner will be expected to undertake administrative duties.

The Telephone Triage Night service is delivered in unsociable hours covering Monday – Sunday 52 weeks per year between times of 5pm and 9am. These are broken down into shift patterns of no more than 8hrs per shift. The Telephone Triage Day service is delivered between 9am and 5pm, covering Monday – Sunday 52 weeks per year.

Closing Date:              Open

Interview Date:            Open

The next step:

If you feel this position is right for you please download the following Application Form, Equality Monitoring Formand Job DescriptionPlease return the application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Practitioner - Telephone Triage Maternity Cover 

Hours: Day:                  9am – 5pm across 7 days of the week. 32 Hours per week.

Salary: Day:                  £18,703.26 for 32 hrs

Job Purpose

The Telephone Triage Practitioner will manage calls from individuals who are experiencing a high level of mental health distress, their families and professionals. The role will work in close partnership with the NHS Crisis Team acting as a link between individual, professional and other services by ensuring continuity of support by delivering an efficient and effective person-centred service. 

The Practitioner role will navigate the individuals through defined pathways to enable delivery of the right help at the right time with the right outcome. In addition the practitioner will be expected to undertake administrative duties.

The Telephone Triage Night service is delivered in unsociable hours covering Monday – Sunday 52 weeks per year between times of 5pm and 9am. These are broken down into shift patterns of no more than 8hrs per shift. The Telephone Triage Day service is delivered between 9am and 5pm, covering Monday – Sunday 52 weeks per year.

Closing Date:              Open

Interview Date:            Open

The next step:

If you feel this position is right for you please download the following Application Form, Equality Monitoring Formand Job DescriptionPlease return the application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Practitioner - Wellbeing 

Hours:                        17.5 hours per week

Salary:                       £9,982.70 (FTE £21,106.28)

Job Purpose

The post holder will be responsible for working as part of a multidisciplinary team. They will provide high quality support, information and signposting for those living with mental ill health and/or low mental wellbeing. This will be delivered through our Wellbeing Hub services.

As a Wellbeing Practitioner, you will also conduct 1:1 Information Gathering, Pathfinder and GROW appointments with Service Users, as well as facilitate groups, attend outreaches and run workshops.

Closing Date:            Open

Interview Date:         May 2022

The next step:

If you feel this position is right for you please download the following Application Form, Equality Monitoring Formand Job DescriptionPlease return the application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Team Leader - Active Monitoring & Link Workers

Hours:                       35 hours per week - over 7 days

Salary:                      £23,150 per annum

Job Purpose

The postholder will be in charge of handling half of the caseload and half of the coordination of staff, managing volunteers, drop-in, and peer groups (this ratio will heavily depend on project need) in South Warwickshire. The postholder will be responsible for providing a high-quality, service-user-focused service to local residents who are suffering from or recovering from mental health and/or wellbeing. The postholder will also work directly with individuals experiencing mental health challenges to meet their needs in terms of social factors, wellness, and other health determinants. The Active Monitoring and Mental Health Link Worker Team Leader will have to work in our partnerships of local PCN’s, community organisations and other external support agenciesThe post holder will be responsible for working as part of a multidisciplinary team.   They will oversee the day to running of the service, ensuring contract compliance and KPI’s are being met. Tasks will include: managing absences and rotas, conducting supervisory 1-1’s and Reflective Practice with the practitioners, assist the Contract Manager in quarterly reporting. They will also provide high quality support, information, active referrals and signposting for Orbit customers living with mental ill health and/or low mental wellbeing. This will be delivered through our Breathing Space services.

Closing Date:           28/4/2022

Interview Date:        May 2022

The next step:

If you feel this position is right for you please download the following Application Form, Equality Monitoring Formand Job DescriptionPlease return the application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Team Leader - Breathing Space

Hours:                       35 hours per week - Monday – Friday.  09.30 – 17.00

Salary:                      £24,475

Job Purpose

The post holder will be responsible for working as part of a multidisciplinary team.   They will oversee the day to running of the service, ensuring contract compliance and KPI’s are being met. Tasks will include: managing absences and rotas, conducting supervisory 1-1’s and Reflective Practice with the practitioners, assist the Contract Manager in quarterly reporting. They will also provide high quality support, information, active referrals and signposting for Orbit customers living with mental ill health and/or low mental wellbeing. This will be delivered through our Breathing Space services.

The role will require the successful applicant to hold a reduced caseload as well as undertaking the Team Leader responsibilities.

Closing Date:           29/4/2022

Interview Date:        May 2022

The next step:

If you feel this position is right for you please download the following Application Form, Equality Monitoring Formand Job DescriptionPlease return the application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Team Leader - Telephone Triage 

Salary:                      £25,108.20 per annum

Hours:                      37 hrs per week

Job Purpose

To oversee the effective, outcome focussed day to day delivery of the Telephone Triage Service for Springfield Mind, ensuring that the service is meeting the requirements of the contract. The role will work effectively in partnership with the Trust(s) in particularly the Crisis Team(s) and wider community services. Part of this role will also include working a minimum of one triage shift per week.

Closing Date:           Open

Interview Date:        Open

The next step:

If you feel this position is right for you please download the following Application Form, Equality Monitoring Formand Job DescriptionPlease return the application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Team Leader - Wellbeing

Hours:                      35hrs per week over six days

Salary:                      £23,150.40 (FTE £24,473.28)

Job Purpose

The post holder will be responsible for working as part of a multidisciplinary team.   They will oversee the day to running of the service, ensuring that contractual requirements are being met. Tasks will include, managing absences and rotas, conducting supervisory 1-1’s and Reflective Practice with the practitioners, assist the Contracts Manager in quarterly reporting.  They will also provide high quality support, information, active referrals and signposting for Service Users living with mental ill health and/or low mental wellbeing. This will be delivered through our Wellbeing for Warwickshire services

The role will require the successful applicant to hold a reduced caseload as well as undertaking the Team Leader responsibilities.

Closing Date:         29/4/2022

Interview Date:       May 2022

The next step:

If you feel this position is right for you please download the following Application Form, Equality Monitoring Formand Job DescriptionPlease return the application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

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