New Cross, Greater London
£27,744 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description
  • £27,744 per year
  • Full time
  • Permanent contract
  • Based in London Borough of Lewisham (New Cross) with remote working from home as required

Bromley, Lewisham & Greenwich Mind is a highly regarded, innovative local Charity working alongside people with mental health problems and dementia to improve their quality of life. With an annual turnover of more than £4m, over 120 staff and 250 volunteers, we are one of the largest charities in the Mind network.

Bromley, Lewisham & Greenwich Mind are working in partnership with South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM) to deliver a Primary Care Mental Health Service for Lewisham.

The integrated team provide support to people with long-term mental health problems within a primary care setting, helping people develop their independence, self-management skills and achieve their recovery goals.

We are looking for Mental Health Advisers to work alongside SLaM colleagues to deliver this service.

As part of an effective Information Advice and Guidance team you will have the caseload management experience and skills to deliver focused, person-centred, individual support and IAG (Information and Guidance) on a wide range of social issues including housing, employment, and socialising, liaising appropriately with specialists and professionals.

We recognise the importance of having a diverse and inclusive work force, and would therefore particularly welcome applications from the following, currently under-represented, groups:

  • People from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds
  • People aged 16-25
  • Disabled people
  • People with diverse sexual orientations and gender identities

BLG Mind is committed to meeting the reasonable adjustments of disabled people.

BLG Mind always welcomes applications from people with lived experience of mental health problems.

Staff benefits include a matched contribution pension scheme, 25 days' holiday (pro-rata, rising with service), quality supervision and training opportunities. See our website for more reasons to work for Bromley, Lewisham & Greenwich Mind.

Successful applicants will be expected to undergo an Enhanced level Disclosure and Barring Service check

Due to current Government guidance regarding Covid-19, this role may temporarily be home-based, or worked remotely. The expectation is that when it is safe to return to our offices, the role will be office-based. Interviews are likely to be held online via Zoom.

Closing date: 9:00am on Tuesday 25th August 2020

Interviews: Tuesday 1st September 2020 (note: this date is fixed)

Registered Charity: 1082972

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Refreshed on: 15 August 2020
Closed date: 25 August 2020
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