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Job Title: Care Co-ordinator

Hours: 4 shifts on 4 shifts off (rolling rota) Out of hours 5pm – 1am (These will change to 5pm-12am when we return to venue/face to face)

Salary: £30,401 – £34,782 p.a. pro rata

Contract: Fixed Term Contract until 31/03/2021

Location: Colchester

We are seeking proactive, dynamic and skilled staff (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.

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

Closing Date: 5pm Friday 16th October 2020

Interview Date: TBC

Job Title: Crisis Cafe Support Worker (3 Posts)

Hours: 4 shifts on 4 shifts off (rolling rota) Out of hours 5pm – 12am

Salary: £18652 – £21054 per annum, pro rata

Contract: Fixed Term Contract until 31.03.2021

Location: Clacton

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

The Café accepts referrals from the Emergency Services and is accessible to those living within the Tendring are who are experiencing a Mental Health Crisis. The aim of the Crisis Cafe 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 Kerrie Barker on 01206 764600 or email k.barker@mnessexmind.org

Closing Date: 5pm Monday 19th October 2020

Interview Date: 26th October 2020 (via MS Teams)

Job Title: Clinical Lead

Hours: Full time (Minimum 30 hours per week)

Salary: £44,606 – £50,819 pa pro rata

Contract: Permanent

Location: Colchester & Tendring Area

To provide, lead, manage and clinically supervise in an exciting new children’s service as well as provide clinical oversight to all our other Mental Health Services within Mind. These services  will be delivering 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 will be based within schools, ensuring children and young people receive faster access to earlier mental health support. Where our other services including IAPT Counselling, online wellbeing services and ASD are based across Mind bases across Tendring and Colchester.

In this role you will implement 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 will underpin 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 a clinical oversight at a strategic level to ensure services are clinically robust and lead as well as provide guidance on tendering and implementing of new services.

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

Job Title: Crisis Café / Sanctuary Service Lead

Hours: 30 hours per week (to include evenings)

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

Contract: Fixed Term Contract until 31/03/2022

Location: Colchester / Maldon

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.

Interview Date: TBC