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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
Fred Winter Centre
41 Guild Street
Stratford-upon-Avon
CV37 6QY

 

 Current Opportunities 

 

 

Community Support Worker (Wellbeing Practitioner)

Hours:                      35 hours per week. Flexible to include early evenings & weekends (e.g. 2 x 9am – 5pm, 2x 11am – 7pm                                       one weekend day per week (flexible hours dependent on requirements)

Salary:                     £20,657 per annum

Location:                 Gurdwara Sahib – Leamington Spa & Warwick District Communities

Contract:                 Fixed Term for 15 months

This is an exciting new role created as part of our Warrior Wellbeing project, linking with The Gurdwara Sahib in Royal Leamington Spa. The postholder will primarily be based within the Gurdwara, leading and delivering mental health and outreach support on behalf of South Warwickshire and Worcestershire Mind. It is imperative that the postholder has strong knowledge of Sikhism, Sikh culture, values and history, and is able to speak Punjabi. The postholder will work collaboratively with the community and community leaders of the Gurdwara, whilst providing high quality support, information and signposting for those living with mental ill health and/or low mental wellbeing.

As a Wellbeing Practitioner, you will conduct 1:1 sessions, as well as facilitate groups, attend outreaches and run workshops. This project will adapt over time with the needs led by the community of The Gurdwara Sahib, so the postholder will need to be flexible to adapt to their approach to best meet the needs of the community. This post will also require working around cultural and religious events which will fall outside of normal working hours.

Please call a member of our team if you would like to find out more about this unique opportunity.

Closing Date:          22nd August 2022

Interview Date:        26th August, 2022

The next step:

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

 

 

2 x Community Telephone Triage Practitioner (New Project)

Hours:                      37 hrs per week

Salary:                     £21,837.40 per annum

Location:                 Bromsgrove

An exciting opportunity to join our new community-based triage service. We are recruiting for 2 Community Telephone Triage Practitioners.
The Community Mental Health (CMH) Telephone Triage Practitioner will manage calls from individuals (as well as from their families and professionals) Who are experiencing a high level of mental health distress,  The role will work in close partnership with the NHS Community Mental Health Teams in Bromsgrove, Droitwich & Redditch, acting as a link between the individual, professionals 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 to support this approach. This role will form part of the transformation delivery model. The 37 hours will be worked Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm.

Closing Date:           21st August 2022

Interview Date:         W/C  22nd August 2022

The next step:

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

 

 

Team Leader - Telephone Triage 

Hours:                      37 hrs per week

Salary:                     £25,993.24 per annum

Location:                 Worcester Royal Hospital

Job Purpose

The flexible, motivational and reliable post holders of these exciting roles in Worcestershire, will lead a team of Telephone Triage Practitioners who work in partnership with the Crisis Resolution Team at Worcester Royal Hospital.
Team Leaders will provide support to practitioners across service delivery hours on a rota basis, overseeing their work and providing direct line management. The Triage Team use the UK Mental Health Triage Scale (UKMHTS), to determine whether a caller has a mental health related problem, the urgency of the situation and the most appropriate service response. This aims to provide timely access to appropriate mental health services and support.

The service is delivered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days of the year. Team Leaders will work on a rota covering both the day and night shifts. Two 12.5 hour shifts will be worked on the triage line providing helpline support and two 6 hour days will be worked at the unit overseeing the day to day running of the service.

Additional shifts will be required to cover staff absence, ensuring continuous service delivery.

Closing Date:          Ongoing

Interview Date:        Ongoing

The next step:

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

 

Practitioner - Telephone Triage 

Hours:                  37.5 hours per week

Salary:                 £22,678.50 per annum

Location:             Worcester Royal Hospital

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 37.5 hours will be worked over 3 shifts on a rota basis. The triage service operates 24/7 with shifts allocated over a mix of nights and days. 

Closing Date:              Ongoing

Interview Date:            Ongoing

The next step:

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

 

 

Practitioner - Active Monitoring (New Contract)

Hours:                      35 hours per week

Salary:                      £20,657 per annum

Location:                 South Worcestershire

Job Purpose:

We're now recruiting for a brand new service contract which will be based in the Evesham & surrounding villages in South Worcestershire area.

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.

Successful applicants will be flexible, supportive, motivational and organised.

Closing Date:        21st August 2022

Interview Date:       W/C 22nd August 2022

The next step:

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

 

 

Team Leader - Active Monitoring (New Contract)

Hours:                      35 hours per week

Salary:                      £23.969.40 per annum

Location:                 South Worcestershire

Job Purpose:

We're now recruiting for a brand new service contract which will be based in the South Worcestershire area.

The postholder will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the EBBI Active Monitoring team and maintain a caseload in Evesham and surrounding villages in Worcestershire . 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 is to oversee the effective, outcome focused day to day delivery of the Active Monitoring Practitioner service for South Warwickshire and Worcestershire Mind, ensuring that the service is meeting the requirements of the contract. The role will be expected to promote and encourage a culture that works towards empowerment, recovery, is proactively targeted to achieve levels of independence appropriate for each Service User. 

The Active Monitoring Team Leader will have to work in our partnerships of local PCN’s, community organisations and other external support agencies.

This role will be instrumental in enabling individuals to link up all elements of treatment and support and help them to navigate both primary and secondary mental health services and wider community options.

Successful applicants will be flexible, supportive, motivational and organised.

Closing Date:         21st August 2022

Interview Date:       W/C 22nd August 2022

The next step:

If you feel this position is right for you please download the following  Application Form, Equality Monitoring Formand Job Description.  Please return the application toThis 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:                      £23,969.40 per annum

Location:                  South Warwickshire Area

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:           21st August 2022

Interview Date:         W/C 22nd August 2022

The next step:

If you feel this position is right for you please download the following Application Form, Equality Monitoring Formand Job Description Please 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 - rota to be determined, will include Saturdays.

Salary:                       £20,657 per annum

Location:                   Worcestershire

Job Purpose

The post holder will help individuals to access group support 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

Successful applicants will be flexible, supportive, motivational and organised.

Closing Date:           21st August 2022

Interview Date:         W/C 22nd August 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:                     £20,657 per annum

Location:                 South Warwickshire Area

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:           Ongoing

Interview Date:        Ongoing

The next step:

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

  

 

Volunteer Coordinator

Hours:                   20hrs per week

Salary:                   £11,408.80

Location:               Stratford Hub with travel across South Warwickshire and Worcestershire

The role will be responsible for assessing and coordinating the volunteer requirements of the organisation to ensure SWW Mind offers structured and meaningful volunteering opportunities for individuals across a variety of SWW Mind activities, including support groups, fundraising, training, service monitoring, etc.

In collaboration with colleagues devise an induction programme; ensuring that, through our volunteer’ welcome and events we provide; a safe and warm welcome, clear interpretation and understanding of expectations, training, help and guidance.

The next step:

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

Closing Date:           24th July 2022

Interview Date:         W/C 25th July 2022

 

 If you are interested in volunteering with us, please go to our Volunteer section on the website.