- £30,263 per year
- Full time
- Permanent contract
- Based in London Borough of Lewisham
Bromley, Lewisham & Greenwich Mind is a highly regarded local charity, helping people to be mentally healthy and working together with those experiencing mental health problems and dementia to improve their quality of life. With an annual turnover of £5M, over 150 staff and 200 volunteers, we are one of the largest charities in the Mind network.
BLG Mind is working in partnership with South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM) to deliver an innovative Primary Care Mental Health Service across the 4 Neighbourhoods in the London Borough of Lewisham.
The integrated team provide support to people with long-term mental health problems within a primary care and community mental health setting, helping people develop their independence, self-management skills and achieve their recovery goals.
We are looking for a Senior Mental Health Advisor to work alongside BLG Mind and SLaM colleagues to deliver this service.
As part of an effective Information Advice and Guidance (IAG) team you will have the caseload management experience and skills to deliver focused, person-centred, individual support and IAG on a wide range of social issues including housing, employment and socialising; liaising appropriately with specialists and professionals. You will also be able to demonstrate effective line management skills.
Successful applicants will be expected to undergo an Enhanced Level Disclosure and Barring Service check
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.
BLG Mind offer flexibility for hybrid working (some days at home and some in the office) where this supports staff wellbeing and fits with the needs of clients and the charity. As a people-focused organisation, we expect all staff to spend regular time at their work base as part of these arrangements.
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.
Closing date: Sunday 14th November (11:59pm)
Likely interview date: Week beginning 29th November
Please apply via our website
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