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Senior Peer Navigation Worker Brent Mental Health Service

£25,053.50 - £28,336.13 pa inclusive of London Weighting
 

Job Description

Senior Peer Navigation Worker - Brent Mental Health Service

£25,053.50 to £28,336.13pa inclusive of London Weighting

Brent

This is a permanent, 35hrs per week vacancy

Your role

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Peer Navigation Worker to join our established and friendly Brent Mental Health Service team.

If you would like to work for a leading mental health charity in a rewarding role where you will really make a difference, then join us here at Rethink Mental Illness.

Your role will be an agile position meaning you can work flexibly between 2 days at a fixed base in Brent and from home. You will work full-time, 35 hours per week on a permanent contract with a salary of £25,053.50 to £28,336.13pa inclusive of London Weighting. To read more about the rewards you will receive, please select the apply button.

About the role   

The role will be based within the Brent Mental Health Service within the Central North West London NHS Trust (CNWL).

You will report directly to the Rethink Service Manager and you will have supervisory experience of up to 6 Peer Navigation Workers who work across 3 hubs in the London Borough of Brent.

As a Senior Peer Navigation Worker, you will:

- provide high-quality individual supervision to Peer Navigation Workers in community mental services within the borough of Brent

- be actively involved in the process of recruitment of peer navigation workers including being on interview panels

- assess clients by focusing on their individual goals and address any unmet social needs by linking people to the relevant community groups

- establish likes and partnerships with community groups and services to ensure clients are receiving the relevant services to meet their goals

- develop stronger links and working partnerships with a range of external agencies including other NHS Trusts employing peer support workers and voluntary organisations

- promote the benefits of employment for those with ‘lived experience’ of overcoming mental health challenges

- challenge any inequalities and to address any discrimination whilst ensuring a process of learning for the organisation

- promote the use of a ‘coaching’ role to support service users in developing personal recovery plans

- skilfully use personal experience of recovery to help motivate patients

- I assume a ‘coaching’ role supporting service users in developing personal recovery plans; this can be delivered individually or in groups

- accompany service users to appointments, meetings, therapeutic or social community-based activities as appropriate

- help people identify their own recovery goals

- assist service users to identify their strengths, personal interests and goals; providing opportunities for service users to direct their own recovery process

- facilitate the individual to move through and beyond services

- positively promote and support independent living for service users in the community by maintaining extensive knowledge and links with community resources and actively supporting service users to access them e.g. in relation to employment, community living and leisure

What we are looking for

You’ll have the essentials covered:

- Lived experience of mental health illness and the willingness to share elements of your personal journey in order to inspire others and to work in a relatable way

- I am empathetic and have knowledge of/an interest in community mental health provision

- I have line management experience including interviewing and recruiting

- I have experience of networking and building relationships with a wide range of people

- I have experience of delivering and developing projects/programmes

- Experience of working in the health and wellbeing sector

- I can work on my own initiative as part of a dispersed team

- I have experience of working collaboratively and accountably as part of a team

- I can problem-solve and take a flexible approach

- I can prioritise tasks and respond positively to unforeseen challenges

- I deal with stressful and difficult situations in a calm manner

- I have good relational skills

- I have experience of partnership working and engaging with a diverse range of stakeholders

- I can travel unsupported across the London Borough of Brent

- I understand the basics of health and safety and risk management

I may also have:

- Experience of developing community-based projects/programmes

- Experience of facilitating training courses for staff and/or service users

Who we are

We’re Rethink Mental Illness, a leading charity provider of mental health services in England. We support thousands of people through our groups, services, policy, campaigns and advice and information. Our work supports us in delivering on our mission: “A better life for everyone severely affected by mental illness.”

We welcome applications from everyone, applicants with lived experience, those who are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning+ (LGBTQ+), people with a disability, or those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds are actively encouraged to apply. We are proud to have also been awarded Disability Confident employer status. We have an ambition of becoming an anti-racist organisation and we recognise there is more to do in ensuring our recruitment is fair and inclusive, which is why we are recruiting new roles in helping us to achieve this.

So, if you’re seeking an opportunity as a Senior Peer Navigation Worker, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

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Service Manager

Service Manager - Gloucestershire Support After Suicide Service
Vacancy Salary: £25,690.03 to £28,879.59pa pro rata
Vacancy Location: Gloucestershire
This is a permanent, 14hrs per week vacancy

Your role

Title: Service Manager - Gloucestershire Support After Suicide Service
Location: Field-based role covering the geographical area of Gloucestershire
Hours: 14hrs per week
Salary: £25,690.03 to £28,879.59pa pro rata
Contract: Permanent

If you would like to work for a leading mental health charity in a rewarding role where you will really make a difference, then join us here at Rethink Mental Illness.

Our service

Our Gloucestershire Support After Suicide Service aims to support those bereaved by suicide to face the immediate, acute, disorientating and painful experience of the first weeks and months after a suicide.

The service aims to support those immediately affected by suicide e.g. close family members including the spouse or partner but also to those who have been exposed to suicide e.g. friends, neighbours, colleagues, witnesses, colleges and health and social care professionals.

We provide support to people aged 18 and over who are bereaved by suicide who live in Gloucestershire. The service will support people who are under 18 who are bereaved by suicide to be signposted and referred onto suitable children and young people’s bereavement support services.

How will you make a difference

As a Service Manager, you will lead a team to ensure that we are delivering high-quality, safe and person-centred care and support in line with contractual requirements – most importantly, delivering great outcomes for people bereaved by suicide using our services.

You will ensure that services are accessible and meet the needs of service users from a diverse range of backgrounds and are representative of the needs of local communities.

You will ensure that the tools of person-centred recovery planning (ISSP) are embedded into local practice and that all staff are utilising our client record system correctly to record support activities.

You can read more about the role by accessing the full job description when you select the apply button.

What we are looking for

You’ll have the essentials covered:

  • Experience of managing a service in a health or social care setting, including managing & supporting a staff team and volunteers
  • Ability to assess, plan and monitor support to achieve & evidence recovery and service outcomes
  • Experience of leading and managing a dispersed team across multiple sites, including recruiting and managing performance
  • Knowledge and understanding of the needs of people with mental illness and I am familiar with best practice developments
  • Have an NVQ 3 / QCF Diploma in Health & Social Care related subject


You may also have:

  • Lived experience of bereavement by suicide
  • Experience of working with trauma or have had trauma informed training
  • Experience of delivering training and awareness raising session
  • Direct experience or a qualification in mental health, social work, advocacy, occupational therapy, psychotherapy or counselling
  • Completed suicide prevention/bereavement training e.g. ASIST, SafeTalk, PABBS etc
  • Knowledge of the theories of grief and have experience of supporting people with loss


The Recruitment Advisor looking after this role is Sylwia Kraska-Pakulska. If you have any questions about the position, please feel free to contact her.

We offer a wide range of support. Some of our benefits include:

  • Wellbeing support: our Wellbeing hub gives physical, emotional and mental health support. We also have a BUPA Employee Assistance Programme with access to appointments.
  • Taking time for you: we work flexibly –you get to choose where you work, managing your own diary. We have generous annual leave, starting at 25 rising to 30 days, plus bank holidays, as well as your birthday off
  • Planning for the future: We have a contributory pension scheme
  • Structured Induction: Onboarding you into the Charity, supporting your wellbeing along the way
  • £300 when you introduce a Friend: receive up to £300 when you introduce a friend or family member


Who are we?

We’re Rethink Mental Illness, a leading charity provider of mental health services in England. We support thousands of people through our groups, services, policy, campaigns and advice and information. Our work supports us in delivering on our mission: “A better life for everyone severely affected by mental illness.”

We welcome applications from everyone, applicants with lived experience, those who are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning+ (LGBTQ+), people with a disability, or those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds are actively encouraged to apply. We are proud to have also been awarded Disability Confident employer status. We have an ambition of becoming an anti-racist organisation and we recognise there is more to do in ensuring our recruitment is fair and inclusive, which is why we are recruiting new roles in helping us to achieve this.

So, if you’re seeking an opportunity as a Service Manager, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Clinical Supervisor

Clinical Supervisor (Part-Time)

Location: Home-based with the option of working in a Beat office in Norwich, London or Warrington if preferred - see the Information for Candidates for further important information about Beat’s offices (this will become available when you select the apply button)
Salary: £23,424.71 (20 hours per week)
Number of positions: 2
Expiration date: 6 June 2022

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a team which is experiencing significant growth and funded to deliver several successful and in-demand programmes to those unable to access support for an eating disorder or on a waiting list for NHS treatment.

We are looking for driven individuals who have a strong focus on teamwork. You will bring a sound understanding of eating disorders and how to help those with them and those caring for them. You will also be able to support a growing team of officers that provide this help and guidance to our service users.

The Clinical Supervisors will be an integral part of the Support Programmes team, ensuring that our support officers are providing high-quality support services to Beat’s beneficiaries, endorsing early intervention and sustained long-term recovery, notably through telephone, video call and online support channels across Beat’s support services.

The post-holder will have a passionate and enthusiastic approach in supporting individuals with an eating disorder, with advanced listening and communication skills.

Your role will be to support, advise, motivate and develop the support programmes team, demonstrating professionalism, accountability and commitment. You will help to promote a caring and respectful working environment, encouraging competence and compassion.

The successful candidate will have excellent organisational and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work well both in a team and independently.

Supervision is delivered within the Support Services opening hours. The ability to work flexibly is required.

Please note that we reserve the right to close this vacancy early subject to the number of applications received. We would encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible.

For full information about this role, including application forms, please select the apply button shown.

If you have any questions, please contact Kerri Fleming.

To apply, please select the apply button and download and complete the application form.

The closing date for this position is 06/06/2022 at 9am, however, Beat has the right to close this position at any time, so please do submit your application early to avoid any disappointment.

If you have difficulty accessing or using this version of the application form, please contact us before applying.

Please note, we cannot accept CVs.

This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Lead Peer Support Worker

Lead Peer Support Worker - Brent Mental Health Service
Location: Brent, London
Type of role: field based whilst covering the geographical area of Greater London
Salary: £26,552.11 to £29,928.91pa inclusive of London Weighting
Hours: 35hrs per week between Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm
Contract: Permanent

We have an exciting opportunity for a Lead Peer Support Worker to join our inspiring and friendly team at our Brent Mental Health Service.

If you would like to work for a leading mental health charity in a rewarding role where you will really make a difference, then join us here at Rethink Mental Illness.

How will you make a difference?

The role of Lead Peer Navigation Worker has been developed specifically for people who have lived experience of recovery from mental health challenges and experience of professionally utilising these experiences within mental health settings. Through sharing wisdom from their own experiences, Lead Peer Navigation Workers inspire hope and belief that recovery is possible in others. In addition to this, the role will also help clients to address any unmet social needs they may be facing. After completing a comprehensive holistic needs assessment you will support clients to navigate their way through the various systems such as benefits and housing as well as support individuals to access community groups, support groups, therapeutic activities and set vocational goals. The service is tailored to each individual’s needs and is a truly person-centred approach to empowering clients.

You will provide high quality supervision to Peer Navigation Workers (PNW) and Young Adult Peer Navigation Workers (YAPNW) working within Brent Mental Health Service as well as group supervision. They will induct and recruit new PNWs, and YAPNWs supporting them in establishing their role within the multidisciplinary teams.

You will also take a lead role in embedding recovery values within the service in which they work, alongside other Trust recovery champions. You will act as an ambassador of recovery for the Trust with external agencies and partner organisations, co-delivering learning and development sessions to external agencies, which contribute to the peer support income generation programme.

You can read more about the rewards you will receive on the full advert on our website.

What we are looking for:

You’ll have the essentials covered:

- Lived experience of mental health illness and the willingness to share elements of your personal journey to inspire others and to work in a relatable way
- Ability to make a comprehensive assessment of an individual’s situation and needs; to develop, implement and review risk management plans and devise support plans and activities to meet these needs.
- Experience in providing support to people with a mental illness; or experience of providing care and/or support services within another social care setting in either a paid or voluntary capacity.
- Strong working knowledge of mental health and appropriate intervention methods QCF Diploma or NVQ level 3 in Care or Certificate in Community Mental Healthcare (or working towards) or an equivalent qualification.
- Supervisory experience in a peer support setting / line management experience including interviewing and recruiting.
- Experience of designing, delivering and developing projects/programmes/Workshops
ability to travel unsupported across the London Borough of Brent

You may also have:

- Experience of developing community-based projects/programmes.
- Experience of facilitating training courses for staff and/or service users

Why join us?

We’re Rethink Mental Illness, a leading charity provider of mental health services in England. We support thousands of people through our groups, services, policy, campaigns and advice and information. Our work supports us in delivering on our mission: “A better life for everyone severely affected by mental illness.”

We offer a wide range of support. Some of our benefits include:

- Wellbeing support: our Wellbeing hub gives physical, emotional, and mental health support. We also have a BUPA Employee Assistance Programme with access to appointments.
- Taking time for you: we work flexibly – you get to choose where you work, managing your own diary. We have generous annual leave, starting at 25 rising to 30 days, plus bank holidays, as well as your birthday off.
- Planning for the future: We have a contributory pension scheme.
- Structured Induction: Onboarding you into the Charity supporting your wellbeing along the way.
- £300 when you introduce a Friend: receive up to £300 when you introduce a friend or family member

We welcome applications from everyone, applicants with lived experience, those who are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning+ (LGBTQ+), people with a disability, or those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds are actively encouraged to apply. We are proud to have also been awarded Disability Confident employer status. We have an ambition of becoming an anti-racist organisation and we recognise there is more to do in ensuring our recruitment is fair and inclusive, which is why we are recruiting new roles in helping us to achieve this.

So, if can make an enormous difference to someone’s life as a Lead Peer Support Worker, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.