Our Crisis Cafes offer a safe, welcoming and non-judgmental environment outside of normal working hours for those who feel in mental distress or crisis. The role will involve assessing needs and offering one to one support to service users to enable them to begin the process of improving their mental health and wellbeing.
This role will be part of a larger Crisis Café team made up of Crisis Recovery Workers, Crisis Peer Support Workers, Team Leaders and volunteers.
Job title: Crisis Recovery Worker
Job number: 425
Working base: Milton Keynes
Reports to: MK Crisis Café Team Leader
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: £20,700 FTE (Actual salary £10,070.27 per annum)
Contracted hours: 18 Hours per week
Working days: 3 days per week, worked flexibly across 7 days (Mon-Sun)
Working Hours: 5:00pm to 11:00pm
Flexibility Required: Evenings and/or weekends depending on agreed hours
Checks needed: Enhanced DBS and 2 satisfactory references
Start date: As soon as possible
The Milton Keynes Crisis Café offers an array of support that includes: 1:1s; informal peer support/refreshments and also telephone support (for MK residents only) to enable service users to improve their mental health and wellbeing. It provides a collaborative and positive working approach with service users and colleagues that also gives insight into the vast amount of support available around Milton Keynes. All de-escalation approaches capture Mind BLMK’s ethos, vision, values plus our policies and procedures. Training will be provided
- Deliver crisis focussed one-to-ones and ensure outcomes which supports individuals experiencing a mental health crisis in Bedford, Luton or MK in line with Mind BLMK’s agreed crisis service and requirements as well as contract requirements
- Assessing need and suitability for the service in line with the access to services process and undertaking one-to-ones.
- Contribute to maintaining effective volunteer workforce for the service, in line with policies, procedures and guidance.
- Carry out health & safety, cash handling and data collection responsibilities in line with policies, procedures and guidance.
Closing date: 5pm, Wednesday 27 October 2021
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Mind BLMK has been annually assessed and approved as a Disability Confident Employer and has been committed to the Mindful Employer charter since 2008.
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