Luton, Luton
£24,000 pa FTE (£22,702.70 actual)
Permanent, Part-time, Full-time
Job description

This is an exciting role for someone to coordinate a new service to achieve the below aims.

Title: Crisis Café Team Leader (two posts)
Working base: Luton and Bedford
Area covered: Luton and Bedford
Reports to: Crisis Café Manager
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: £24,000 pa (£22,702.70 actual)
Contracted hours: We would like this role to offer flexible employment for individuals so will offer roles up to 35.0 hrs per week
Working days and hours: Seven days a week (2 – 5 days per week) 5:00pm – 11:00pm

Mind BLMK is a local charity that has been supporting and providing services for adults affected by mental health issues for over 40 years.

We are excited to confirm funding has recently been secured to provide Crisis Cafes, to be delivered across the boroughs of Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes.

Crisis Cafés provide out-of-hours 7 days a week support to those suffering from mental health issues, aiming to prevent escalation, reduce isolation, increase independence and self-management and improve mental health and wellbeing.

About the role: 
We are looking for an individual who is a highly motivated manager, with knowledge and experience of supporting vulnerable adults and using the recovery approach in service provision.

The successful applicants will have excellent coordination skills to support our flexible approach to delivering crisis interventions moving forwards. You will also be a motivating and experienced manager and be skilled at developing and supporting your team of staff and volunteers to deliver effective person-centred support for our clients. This high profile and challenging role will require a can-do attitude and enthusiastic approach to problem solving.

Once the services are mobilised you will be required to work in a flexible way in order to coordinate a service which operates during evening hours in the week and at weekends and also to engage with the wider BLMK team and external partners.

Closing date: 10:00am on Thursday 20th February 2020


If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the Apply button to be directed to our website where you can complete your application.

Mind BLMK is an equal opportunities employer. 

We hold the Investors in People standard as well as a commitment to Disability Confident and Mindful Employer charters.

No agencies please.

Posted on: 06 February 2020
Closed date: 20 February 2020
Job ref: 155366_MD
Tags: Advice, Information, Social Care/Development