Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Peterborough, Peterborough
£24,800 - £25,801 per annum 37.5 hr FTE (£23,141 pa 35 hr actual starting) (NJC Salary Scale Point 19 – 21)
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Exciting opportunities for careers in mental health

We are looking to recruit the following:

Telephone Crisis Recovery Worker x2
Hours: 35 per week (10am - 5:30pm weekdays)
Salary: £24,800 - £25,801 per annum, 37.5 hr FTE (NJC Salary Scale Point 19 – 21)
Starting Salary: £23,141.00 per annum, 35 hr actual
Based in either Cambridge or Peterborough

CPSL Mind is a progressive and expanding mental health organisation, looking for individuals committed to improving the lives of people using mental health services. CPSL Mind are providing a service to support adults in mental health crisis in partnership with the First Response Service.

We have a new opportunity for two Telephone Crisis Recovery Workers.  You will be required to work 10am to 5:30pm during the week, providing follow-up support via telephone and text to individuals who have accessed support from our Sanctuary. You will also provide practical and emotional support to individuals, over the telephone on a one to one basis, who are unable to access the Sanctuary. This 6 month pilot is a day time compliment to the face to face twilight support provided at the Sanctuary.

As this role will develop throughout the pilot, we are looking for dynamic individuals who are: organised, efficient, calm under pressure and someone who can use their own initiative. We are looking for individuals with a mental health, drug and alcohol, children and young people and social care backgrounds.

These roles form part of the award winning work implemented by the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Crisis Care Concordat and the Urgent & Emergency Care Vanguard Project.

Closing date: Tuesday 27 August 2019, 09:00 hours
Interviews: Monday 9 September 2019 in Cambridge


We will only accept complete applications, which should include: Application Form, CV, Covering Letter and your completed Equality & Diversity Monitoring form. 

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

No agencies please. 

Posted on: 05 August 2019
Closed date: 27 August 2019
Job ref: 154151_MD
Tags: Social Care/Development, Practitioner