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Job Title: Mental Health Support Team – Education Mental Health Practitioner 

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £24,907 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Location: Tendring Venues, North East Essex

To work as a Qualified Education Mental Health Practitioner (EMHP) in a well-established Mental Health Support Team in the Tendring area part of the wider North East Essex Mental Health Support Teams that also cover Colchester, Harwich and Manningtree. The Mental Health Support Teams (MHST) work closely with schools, ensuring children and young people receive faster access to earlier mental health support as well as supporting their families and the school staff.

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 provision of evidence-based interventions to support the recovery of children and young people and referred to the service.

In addition you will be a key part of the development and delivery of the Whole School Approach designed to increase understanding and decrease stigma around mental health. This work will be in accordance with Clinical Governance processes and Professional Standards.

The Education Mental Health Practitioner role will involve:

  • Delivering evidence-based intervention for children and young people in education setting with mild to moderate mental health problems
  • Helping children and young people within these settings who present with more severe problems to rapidly access more specialist services
  • Supporting and facilitating staff in education settings to identify and where appropriate manage issues related to mental health and wellbeing
  • Working with and within education environments to afford better access to specialist mental health services
  • Delivering Workshops, training and assemblies to young people, school staff and parents to increase knowledge and understanding around mental health.

The Education Mental Health Practitioner is required to:

  • Have a professional qualification as an EMHP, CWP or PWP (with experience of working with children)
  • 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 mild to moderate risk

Closing Date: Extended to 04/02/2022

Interview Date: TBC

MHST EMHP Job Description and Person Specification

To apply for the role please send a covering letter and CV to the recruitment team at recruitment@mnessexmind.org

or complete an application form Employment Application Form and email this through to us.

 

Job Title: Income Generation Manager

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (Part time hours / Job Share would be considered)

Salary: £37,000 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Location: Colchester 

The Income Generation Manager will lead the Marketing and fundraising team ensuring excellent donor experience by ensuring the delivery of high quality, responsive, efficient and effect service across all areas of income generation.

The role holder will be responsible for increasing revenue and income for Mid and North East Essex Mind, through all income streams including fundraising, grant funding, social media marketing, training, and fee-paying services. The role holder will develop a range of income generation initiatives beyond the scope of existing fundraising activity.

Closing Date: 14/01/2022

Interview Date: TBC

Income Generation Manager Job Description and Person Specification

To apply for the role please send a covering letter and CV to the recruitment team at recruitment@mnessexmind.org 

 

Job Title: Service Co-ordinator – Futures in Mind

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £21,548 per annum

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 focused community activities.
  • ensure effective partnership working to help generate SU referrals and recruit Volunteers into the service

Closing Date: 14/01/2022

Interviews: TBC

FiM Service Coordinator Job Description and Person Specification

To apply for the role please send a covering letter and CV to the recruitment team at recruitment@mnessexmind.org or complete an application form Employment Application Form and email this through to us.

 

Job Title: Clinical Lead

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (Part time hours / Job Share would be considered)

Salary: £44,606 – £50,819 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

To apply for the role please send a covering letter and CV to the recruitment team at recruitment@mnessexmind.org

 

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: TBC

MHST Senior Therapist Team Lead Job Description and Person Specification

To apply for the role please send a covering letter and CV to the recruitment team at recruitment@mnessexmind.org

 

Job Title: Support Worker – North East Essex Crisis Cafe

Hours:  7 hour shift (Out of hours 16:00-23:00), working on a 2 week rolling rota (Colchester) / 4 hour shifts (Out of hours 17:00-21:00), working on a 2 week rolling rota (Clacton or Colchester) / 4 hour shifts (Out of hours 18:00-22:00), working on a 2 week rolling rota (Clacton)

Salary: £18,652 per annum, pro-rata (Pro rata salaries: 7hr shift – £12,186 / 4hr shifts – £6,963 pa)

Contract: Permanent

Location: Clacton or Colchester

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 individual to work in our Clacton and Colchester 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 shifts available are:

16:00-23:00 Colchester

17:00-21:00 Colchester or Clacton

18:00-22:00 Clacton

Interview date: TBC

Crisis Cafe Support Worker – Job Description and Person Specification

To apply for the role please send a covering letter and CV to the recruitment team at recruitment@mnessexmind.org or complete an application form Employment Application Form and email this through to us.

 

Job Title: Outreach Worker – Mid Essex Sanctuary

Hours:  22.5 hours per week (to be worked flexibly)

Salary: £18,652 per annum, pro-rata (Pro rata salary £11,191 pa)

Contract: Fixed term contract until 31.03.2023

Location: Braintree / Maldon (covering Mid Essex)

We are seeking an experienced Outreach Worker to be part a fast-paced multidisciplinary team for our Sanctuary Service.  

The Sanctuary accepts referrals from the Emergency Services, other professional bodies. It is an accessible service to those living within the locality 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 of the Mental Health Outreach Worker will be to take an assertive approach to meet clients with serious and enduring mental health difficulties, assessing how best to support them while encouraging engagement that includes signposting and attending appointments with primary and secondary Mental Health services.  The overall aim is to help those with lived experience regain choice and responsibility for their lives.

Closing Date: 01/02/2022

Interview Date: 10/02/2022 or 11/02/2022

Sanctuary Outreach Worker Job Description and Person Specification

To apply for the role please send a covering letter and CV to the recruitment team at recruitment@mnessexmind.org

or complete an application form Employment Application Form and email this through to us.

 

Job Title: Support Worker – Mid Essex Sanctuary

Hours:  22.5 hours per week (to be worked flexibly)

Salary: £18,652 per annum, pro-rata (Pro rata salary £11,191 pa)

Contract: Fixed term contract until 31.03.2023

Location: Braintree / Maldon

The Mid Essex Sanctuary is staffed by an experienced team of Care Coordinators and Support Workers who are on hand to listen and provide support to those leading towards a mental health crisis. The service is located in Braintree and covers the Mid Essex area.

We are recruiting a Support Worker to join the service and enable us to extend our service to support clients throughout the day and are looking for individuals who have 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.

Closing Date: 01/02/2022

Interview Date: 10/02/2022 or 11/02/2022

Mid Essex Sanctuary Support Worker Job Description and Person Specification

To apply for the role please send a covering letter and CV to the recruitment team at recruitment@mnessexmind.org

or complete an application form Employment Application Form and email this through to us.

 

Job Title: Service Co-ordinator – Mid Essex Sanctuary

Hours: 7 hour shifts (Out of hours 18:00-01:00), working on a 2 week rolling rota on a 2/2/3 working pattern. Week 1 – Mon, Tue, Fri, Sat, Sun / Week 2 – Wed, Thu. Including bank holidays.

Salary: £21,000 per annum, pro-rata (Pro rata salary £14,824 pa)

Contract: Fixed term contract until 31.03.2023

Location: Braintree

The Mid Essex Sanctuary is staffed by an experienced team of Coordinators and Support Workers who are on hand to listen and provide support to those leading towards a mental health crisis. The service is located in Braintree and covers the Mid Essex area.

We are recruiting a Service Coordinator to join the service, you will be working within the team and will be required to lead the shift and provide advice and guidance to the support workers, taking over the support of a client if required.

The Service Coordinator will be responsible for the Support Workers and the shift. This will include, but is not limited to discussing and allocating referrals, ensuring these are equally shared across all staff (including self),ensuring admin is completed by the end of each working shift, and provide supervision, debriefing sessions as required, at the end of the shift/after a support session/call.

Closing Date: 31/01/2022

Interview Date: 10/02/2022

Service Coordinator Job Description and Person Specification

To apply for the role please send a covering letter and CV to the recruitment team at recruitment@mnessexmind.org

or complete an application form Employment Application Form and email this through to us.