Guildford, Surrey, South East

c£35-38K according to qualifications, experience and skills


Mental Health Specialist Lead

Job Description

Catalyst is a non-profit organisation working with people who are dealing with issues stemming from drug and alcohol misuse and mental health need. We believe in peoples’ ability to change and are proud of our nonjudgmental ethos. 

The Welcome Project is a 3 year +1 year Community Connections contract funded by Clinical Commissioning Groups and Surrey County Council. The Project is managed by Catalyst which works with partners to offer a wide range of support and activities including Safe Havens. The Welcome Project is open to adults within Guildford & Waverley, Surrey Heath & Farnham, and North West Surrey CCG areas who want to maintain or increase their sense of wellbeing. As such clients of the project will come from any spectrum of the community and include those people with an existing mental health problem. Safe Haven is a partnership approach of Community Connections and statutory mental health providers, providing of an out of hours crisis prevention and support service.

Responsibility for the Community Connections and Safe Haven services:

  • To be the specialist mental health lead for Catalyst
  • To develop and provide a quality needs led service as part of the multidisciplinary team
  • To liaise and develop relationships with services in order to enable continuity of care for clients
  • To provide advice, training and support to staff, volunteers and peers within Catalyst
  • To support clients within a Care Programme Approach (CPA)

Closing date : 5pm on Friday 28 September 2018

Interviews: 8th and 9th October 2018 (tbc)

Click on Apply to head to our website to download and complete an application form.

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