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Job Title: Service Co-ordinator – Futures in Mind

Hours: Full Time – 37.5 hours per week

Salary: Band 4 £18652 – £21,054

Contract: Fixed Term Contract until 31/03/2023

Location: Colchester

We have an opening for a Service Co-ordinator to join our team who lead the effective and successful delivery of the Futures in Mind Service in Mid & North Essex.

The successful candidate will:

  • Use a holistic approach to assess FiM Service Users who include people struggling with mental health difficulties and/or Drug and Alcohol misuse
  • Ensure Service Users are well supported and creatively involved in FiM design and delivery
  • Recruit, train, and develop Volunteers  
  • Manage and support befriender relationships
  • Lead on implementing recovery focussed community activities
  • Ensure effective partnership working to help generate SU referrals and recruit Volunteers into the service

For an informal chat about the role, please contact Sue Sullivan on 01206 764600 or email s.sullivan@mnessexmind.org

Closing date: 27/01/2021

Interview date: 12/02/2021

Job Title: Crisis Cafe/Sanctuary Service Lead

Hours: 30hrs per week (to be flexible between days and evenings)

Salary: £25,528 – £29,464 per annum pro rata (Pro-rata salary banding = £20,422 – £23,571 per annum)

Contract: Fixed Term Contract until 31/03/2022

Location: Colchester/Maldon

We are currently recruiting to this role which is responsible for the day to day management of the Clacton and Colchester Crisis Café and the Mid Essex Sanctuary.

As Service lead you will be responsible for providing regular supervision and annual appraisals to the team.

Together with the Community Services Manager, ensure the Sanctuary and Crisis Café Team is compliant with the principles, service aims, and service objectives contained in the contracts between Mid and North East Essex Mind, North Essex CCG, Essex County Council, and Mid and South Essex CCG.

Support the Chief Executive, Marketing and Fundraising Manager and Service Operations Manager in promoting the Crisis Café (out of hours) Service.

For an informal chat about the role, please contact Kerrie Barker on 01206 764600 or email k.barker@mnessexmind.org

Interview Date: TBC

Job Title: Crisis Cafe/ Sactuary Support Workers

Hours: 4 shifts on 4 shifts off (rolling rota) Out of hours (Colchester – 5pm – 12am / Clacton – 4:45pm – 12:15am)

Salary: £18652 – £21054 per annum, pro rata (Pro-rata salary banding = £12,259 – £15,487 per annum)

Contract: Fixed Term Contract until 31.03.2021

Location: Clacton or Colchester (please specify which location you are applying for on your application form)

We are seeking experienced Support Workers to work in a fast-paced multidisciplinary arena based in Clacton or Colchester.

The Café/Sanctuaries accept referrals from the Emergency Services, other professional bodies including self-referrals and is accessible to those living within the localities of Tendring, Mid, North and West Essex who are experiencing a Mental Health Crisis. The aim of the Café/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.

For an informal chat about the role, please contact Byron Jones on 01206 764600 or email recruitment@mnessexmind.org

Interview Date: TBC

Job Title: Care Co-ordinator (Braintree)

Hours: Out of hours 6pm – 1am (7 days a week inc. B/Hs) 4 shifts on 4 shifts off (rolling rota)

Salary: £30,401 – £34,782 p.a. pro rota (Pro-rata salary banding = £21,398 – £24,482 per annum)

Contract: Fixed term contract until 31/03/2022

Location: Braintree

We are seeking a proactive, dynamic and skilled staff member (Registered Mental Health Nurse or Social Worker) to be appointed as a Care Co-ordinator to work in a fast-paced multidisciplinary Sanctuary setting (Crisis Café).  Working within the Sanctuary we will help you develop leadership skills, autonomous decision making, and dynamic risk assessment skills.

The Café accepts referrals from the Emergency Services, other professional bodies including self-referrals and is accessible to those living within the localities of Mid, North and West 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 Date: TBC

Job Title: Care Co-ordinator – Colchester

Hours: Out of hours 5pm – 12am (7 days a week inc. B/Hs) 4 shifts on 4 shifts off (rolling rota)

Salary: £30,401 – £34,782 p.a. pro rota (Pro-rata salary banding = £19,971 – £22,849 per annum)

Contract: Fixed term contract until 31/03/2021

Location: Colchester

We are seeking a proactive, dynamic and skilled staff member (Registered Mental Health Nurse or Social Worker) to be appointed as a Care Co-ordinator to work in a fast-paced multidisciplinary Sanctuary setting (Crisis Café).  Working within the Sanctuary we will help you develop leadership skills, autonomous decision making, and dynamic risk assessment skills.

The Café accepts referrals from the Emergency Services, other professional bodies including self-referrals and is accessible to those living within the localities of Mid, North and West 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 Date: TBC

Job Title: Psychological Wellbeing Services Manager

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: Band 7 £30,460 – £34,189 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Location: Colchester/Maldon

This new role is responsible for the day to day management of the Psychological Wellbeing Services for children, young people and adults with mental health needs in Mid and North East Essex.

Together with the Service Operations Manager, you will ensure the Psychological Wellbeing Services are compliant with the principles, service aims and service objectives contained within the contracts.

You will support the Chief Executive, Marketing and Fundraising Manager, Service Operations Manager and Clinical Lead in promoting the Psychological Wellbeing Services.

Interview Date: TBC

Job Title: Lead Counsellor

Hours: 30 hours per week

Salary: Band 6 £25,528 – £29,464 per annum pro rata

Contract: Permanent

Location: Colchester / Maldon

The Lead Counsellor holds operational responsibility for the clinical management of Mid & North East Essex Minds counselling services, supporting, motivating and performance managing counselling members. The Lead ensures high quality service delivery in line with good practice and professional requirements, monitors and evaluates impact and outcomes and establishes relevant processes. The Lead works closely with the Psychological, Wellbeing Service Manager to develop appropriate services while ensuring BACP accreditation is maintained.

Working independently and with autonomy within defined operational policies and procedures, with support from the Psychological, Wellbeing Service Manager and to perform in accordance with BACP Ethics and Guidelines.

The post holder will also be required to deliver workshops and group work such as anger management, stress awareness and self-esteem which will provide specialist support for service users and will be required to work with other organisations to increase mental health awareness.

Interview Date: TBC