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Job Title: Clinical Lead

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £44,606 – £50,819 per annum per annum

Contract: Permanent

Location: Colchester / Tendring, North East Essex

To provide, lead, manage and clinically supervise in our children’s service as well as provide clinical oversight to all our other Mental Health Services within Mind. Our services are delivered across Clacton, Tendring and Colchester: the Mental Health Support Team (MHST) for children will be a part of your role, where the other part will focus on providing clinical direction and leadership to all our other exciting adult and children’s services. The MHST’s are based within schools, ensuring children and young people receive faster access to earlier mental health support. Where our other services including IAPT Counselling and online wellbeing services are located across Mind bases in Tendring and Colchester.

In this role you will oversee the provision of a high quality Early Intervention service to students (and their families) experiencing mild to moderate mental health difficulties. You will lead the team in delivering evidence based interventions to support the recovery of young people referred to the service. This work will be in accordance with clinical governance processes and professional standards. You will utilise your skills and knowledge of CBT and child and adolescent mental health practice, and knowledge of whole school approaches to mental health, in order to lead the MHST. You will ensure the ‘voice of the child/young person’ is pivotal in all aspects of clinical practice and development. Co-production underpins the MHST’s.

The role will also require use of your expertise in providing Clinical direction and oversight of all Minds Adult and Children’s Mental Health Services. You will be expected to provide the Clinical input at a strategic level and provide clinical input to ensure services are clinically robust and directed. You will also be expected to provide guidance on tendering and the implementation of new services.

Interview Date: TBC

Clinical Lead Job Description and Person Specification

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Job Title: Mental Health Support Team – Senior Therapist Team Lead

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £37,000 – £43,000 per annum

Contract: 2 year Fixed Term Contract Starting January 2022 

Location: Tendring Venues, North East Essex

To work as a Senior lead managing a Mental health Service Team in an exciting new Service which we will be delivering across the Tendring Locality. The Mental Health Support Team (MHST) will be based within schools, ensuring children and young people receive faster access to earlier mental health support. You will be one of the key leads in the setup and running of this new Service.

In this role you will support and provide a high-quality service to students (and their families) experiencing mild to moderate mental health difficulties. This will be done through managing and leading Senior Practitioners to  supervise Educational Mental Health Practitioners (EMHPs) and through your guidance in supporting and managing the direct delivery of evidence-based interventions to support the recovery of young people referred to the Service. Utilising skills and knowledge of CBT and child and adolescent mental health practice along with knowledge of whole school approaches to mental health.  This work will be in accordance with Clinical Governance processes and Professional Standards.

Interview Date: 5th October 2021

MHST Senior Therapist Team Lead Job Description and Person Specification

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Job Title: Mental Health Support Team – Senior Practitioner

Hours: 37.5 hours per week – 3 posts

Salary: £30,000 – £37,000 per annum

Contract: 2 year Fixed Term Contract – 1 starting ASAP / 2 starting January 2022

Location: Tendring Venues, North East Essex

To work as a Senior Practitioner and Supervisor in an established service which we will be delivering across the Tendring area in North East Essex Locality. The Mental Health Support Team (MHST) will be based within the secondary schools and supporting the local primary schools, ensuring children and young people receive faster access to earlier mental health support. You will be one of the key leads in the development and running of this service, and when necessary and appropriate deputise for the Team Lead.

In this role you will support and provide a high-quality service to students (and their families) experiencing mild to moderate mental health difficulties. This will be done through the supervision of Educational Mental Health Practitioners (EMHPs) and through direct delivery of evidence based interventions to support the recovery of young people referred to the Service. Utilising skills and knowledge of CBT and child and adolescent mental health practice along with knowledge of whole school approaches to mental health.  This work will be in accordance with Clinical Governance processes and Professional Standards.

The Senior Practitioner role will involve:

  • Supervising Education Mental Health Practitioners to deliver low intensity CBT based interventions and whole school approaches in line with the requirements of their course.
  • Be part of developing the service to meet the needs of the children, young people and their families in their schools
  • Working closely with school staff to develop a positive ethos and increase understanding about mental health
  • Deliver individual and group interventions to CYP and their families.
  • Offering training and workshops to school staff and other relevant professionals.

The Senior Practitioner is required to:

  • Have a relevant professional qualification or equivalent eg, accredited PWP, qualification in systemic family therapy, qualification in child and adolescent psychotherapy, qualified Counsellor, mental health nurse qualification.
  • Extensive experience of work with children and/or adolescents with mild to moderate mental health problems.
  • Experience of working in a multi- disciplinary team.
  • Experience of supporting young people in an educational setting and/or experience of working with schools, promoting a whole school approach to mental health
  • Experience of working with and managing risk

Interview Date: TBC

MHST Senior Practitioner Job Description

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Job Title: Sanctuary Support Worker – Mid Essex Sanctuary

Hours: 7 hour shifts Out of hours 6pm – 1am, working on a 2 week rolling rota, (7 shifts over 14 days – e.g. 2 on/2 off/3 on/2 off/2 on/3 off) including bank holidays

Salary: £18652 – £21,054 per annum, pro-rata (Pro rata salary range: £13,063 – £14,739)

Contract: Fixed term contract until 31/03/2023

Location: Braintree

We are seeking an experienced Support Worker to work in a fast-paced multidisciplinary within a Crisis Sanctuary setting.

The Sanctuary accepts referrals from the 111 Option 2 Crisis Service and is accessible to those living within the localities of Mid Essex who are experiencing a Mental Health Crisis. The aim of the Sanctuary is to help reduce the number of admissions to A&E for those who have no physical/medical need.

The role will involve working in partnership to ensure that vulnerable people have a safe environment in which to manage their crisis and provide back-up services, where necessary. This is an exciting opportunity to help shape a new Service in an area of great need and to contribute to improved out of hours’ provision.

Interview dates: TBC

 

Job Title: Support Worker – North East Essex Crisis Cafe

Hours: 4 hour shifts Out of hours 18:00-22:00, working on a 2 week rolling rota, (7 shifts over 14 days – e.g. 2 on/2 off/3 on/2 off/2 on/3 off) 

Salary: £18652 – £21,054 per annum, pro-rata (Pro rata salary range: £6,963 – £7,860)

Contract: Permanent

Location: Clacton

The North East Essex Crisis Cafés are staffed by an experienced team of Support Workers who are on hand to listen and provide support to those leading towards a mental health crisis. They will operate from two central locations, one in Colchester and one in Clacton. The team of Support Workers will be supported by the Service Lead and an EPUT Mental Health Nurse. The Haven Project will also form part of the service.

We are looking for an individual to work in our Clacton Café who has experience in supporting adults in the community, working as part of a wider multi-disciplinary team, with a knowledge of the local community and the support available. Experience of working within Mental Health Services is an advantage.

The Crisis Cafés will operate from 16:00-23:00, 7 days per week (excluding Bank Holidays).  You would be working on a 2 week rolling rota, (7 shifts over 14 days – e.g. 2 on/2 off/3 on/2 off/2 on/3 off), which would include working alternate weekends.  The shift available is 18:00-22:00.

Closing date: Friday 1st October 2021

Interview date: TBC

Crisis Cafe Support Worker (4 hrs Clacton Post) – Job Description and Person Specification

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