Jobs and volunteering

Current roles at Hammersmith & Fulham, Ealing and Hounslow Mind:

 

Clinical Team Manager

Location: Isleworth

Summary:

This role is within our crisis alternative emergency department (ED) service, which is an out of hours service providing a safe and welcoming space for people who present at A&E, feeling distressed and experiencing crisis. The service will work collaboratively with hospital Psychiatric Liaison Team (LPS) to ensure those in crisis are supported by the appropriate team. The service will operate 365 days a year from 5pm-1am across three ED’s in West London.

Staff within the service will triage, assess and provide face-to-face support to anyone who is experiencing mental health crisis. This will be person-centred and will be in various forms of de-escalation support; practical, emotional support, grounding techniques, safety planning, care/action planning etc. Staff within the service will work alongside LPS and escalate if clinical intervention is required. The clinical team leader will support staff to participate in MDT discussions for frequent attenders and take a key role in initiating and promoting alternative crisis support in the aim of preventing A&E use. The clinical team manager will have direct line management responsibility of the crisis practitioner (Safe Space ED) team. The clinical team manager for our Safe Space ED service is required to have experience in a mental health clinical setting (such as inpatient, A&E, or other clinical setting) and must hold a clinical qualification and experience for this role (registered with Social Work England, NMC registered, BACP registered etc)

The role of the clinical team manager will be to support the rest of the Safe Space ED team in delivering de-escalation interventions safely and offering senior advice. The clinical team leader will be required to work collaboratively and proactively with LPS, ED leads and the service manager to ensure Safe Space ED is effectively reducing A&E attendances and managing risk appropriately. The clinical team leader will play a key part in ensuring service user’s care is integrated between statutory services and other third sector organisations; managing high risk cases and supporting the rest of the team with this. The role will also include line management and supervision of crisis alternative practitioners within the service. At times, the clinical team leader may be required to deputise for the service manager and support the community Safe Space team.

Salary: £36,000

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Crisis Alternative Practitioner

Location: Isleworth

Summary:

This role is within our crisis alternative emergency department (ED) service, which is an out of hours service providing a safe and welcoming space for people who present at A&E, feeling distressed and experiencing crisis. The service will work collaboratively with hospital Psychiatric Liaison Team (LPS) to ensure those in crisis are supported by the appropriate team. The service will operate 365 days a year from 5pm-1am across three ED’s in West London.

Staff within the service will triage, assess and provide face-to-face support to anyone who is experiencing mental health crisis. This will be person-centred and will be in various forms of de-escalation support; practical, emotional support, grounding techniques, safety planning, care/action planning etc. Staff within the service will work alongside LPS and escalate if clinical intervention is required. Staff will also actively participate in MDT discussions for frequent attenders and take a key role in initiating and promoting alternative crisis support in the aim of preventing A&E use. Staff in our Safe Space ED service are required to have experience in a mental health clinical setting (such as inpatient, A&E, or other clinical setting) however, they do not need to hold a clinical qualification for this role.

The role of the crisis practitioner will be to work collaboratively with LPS and service users to de-escalate crises in ED. The role will also involve triaging and assessing all clients accessing the service, alongside LPS. The crisis practitioner’s duty will be to de-escalate low/moderate mental health and social needs and deliver collaborative self-management plans with service users to improve mental wellbeing and reduction in A&E attendance. The crisis practitioner will also be responsible for linking in and signposting follow up support with our community Safe Space team. This role does not include clinical intervention.

Salary: £18-30,000

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Information and Advice Caseworker

This job is a temporary contract for 6 months

Location: Ealing

Summary:

This Ealing Pathways service is designed to support adults (18 years and over) with stable mental illness to stay well and avoid acute admission. The service provides support with welfare benefits, debt, housing and well-being advice service. The Pathways service will support people within Primary Care, alongside the Primary Care Mental Health Service when appropriate, to ensure that they have the right support to live their lives independently and with service intervention at the minimum level of intensity possible.

The role of the Information and Advice Worker will be to provide advice, guidance and customer representation to Ealing residents living with mental health problems. Advice issues may include, housing, benefits, council tax, debt, signposting etc.

The successful candidate will deliver support to enquirers and manage a caseload of individuals as agreed with the service manager. In addition to advice casework, the Advice Worker will also be expected to assist onboarding referrals to the service when needed.

The successful candidate will be required to work alongside the Team Leader and volunteers supporting on the project.

The Advice Worker will be required to work within the Advice Quality Standard framework (AQS), adhere to Mind’s policies and procedures.

Due to the nature of the work, if successful, you will need to have an up-to-date DBS check completed prior to undertaking unsupervised client work.

Salary: £24,525 per year

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Website Directory Lead

This job is a part time, temporary contract for 6 months, 2 days a week

Location: Remote

Summary:

HFEH Mind and West London Trust have partnered to create a directory of Mental Health services across Hammersmith Fulham, Ealing and Hounslow. We are looking to recruit a staff member on a temporary basis to help us gather data from both statutory and non-statutory agencies who support Mental Health.

The successful candidate will liaise with our web design company (C27 Media) to ensure the data submitted is in the correct format, the website is easy to navigate and identify any teething problems.

This directory is client led and there will be consultation groups with service users to test the website, this will also need to be fed back to The Trust and website designers with key ideas and solutions.

Salary: £9,810 pro rata

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Service User Participation Lead

This job is part time – 21 hours (3 days a week)

Location: Ealing and Hounslow

Summary:

To have overall responsibility for the implementation of an excellent standard of participation services across HFEH Mind to ensure the active involvement and engagement of young people, adults, carers and children. To enable service users to influence and shape policy and practice, assist with recruitment, meaningfully report to the board and help design services.

Due to the nature of the work, if successful, you will need to have an up-to-date DBS check completed prior to undertaking unsupervised client work.

Salary: £15,000 per year pro rata

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Peripatetic Crisis Alternative Support Worker

Location: Ealing

Summary:

This role is within our crisis alternative service, which is an out of hours service providing a safe and welcoming space for people who are feeling distressed and experiencing crisis. The service will operate 365 days a year from 6pm-1am across all of our boroughs.
Staff within the service will provide person-centred, practical and emotional support, face to face or via telephone on a one-to-one or group basis to individuals experiencing mental health crisis.

The objectives of the service include:

• To improve the mental wellbeing of people experiencing mental health crisis in HFEH.
• To provide support to clients accessing the service- for instance: signposting, de-escalation, planned wellbeing activities etc.
• To contribute to an improvement in individual mental wellbeing.
• To remain a source of independent support for all clients.
• To treat service users with respect, dignity and personalised support
• To raise awareness of mental health services available with the goal to improve long term mental health and reduce social isolation
• To increase self-management skills of those accessing the service
• To reduce the use of police, ambulance and statutory mental health services whilst experiencing crisis.
• To reduce the use of statutory crisis services by people experiencing mental ill health without positive outcomes for the individual.

The role of the support workers will be to support the rest of the team in delivering interventions on a one-to-one and group basis. The role will also involve triaging and assessing all clients accessing the service, signposting and delivering collaborative self-management plans with clients to improve mental wellbeing.

Salary: £25,000

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Peripatetic Crisis Alternative Team Manager

Location: Hounslow

Summary:

This role is within our crisis alternative service, which is an out of hours service providing a safe and welcoming space for people who are feeling distressed and experiencing crisis. The service will operate 365 days a year from 6pm-1am across all of our boroughs.

Staff within the service will provide person-centred, practical and emotional support, face to face or via telephone on a one-to-one or group basis to individuals experiencing mental health crisis.

The objectives of the service include:

• To improve the mental wellbeing of people experiencing mental health crisis in HFEH.
• To provide support to clients accessing the service- for instance: signposting, de-escalation, planned wellbeing activities etc.
• To contribute to an improvement in individual mental wellbeing.
• To remain a source of independent support for all clients.
• To treat service users with respect, dignity and personalised support
• To raise awareness of mental health services available with the goal to improve long term mental health and reduce social isolation
• To increase self-management skills of those accessing the service
• To reduce the use of police, ambulance and statutory mental health services whilst experiencing crisis.
• To reduce the use of statutory crisis services by people experiencing mental ill health without positive outcomes for the individual.

The role of the team coordinators will be to support the rest of the team in delivering interventions on a one-to-one and group basis. The role will also involve triaging and assessing all clients accessing the service, signposting and delivering collaborative self-management plans with clients to improve mental wellbeing. The role will also include line management and supervision of support workers within the service.

Salary: £32,000

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CAMHS Supervisor (Family Therapist / CAMHS Clinical Nurse)

Location: Hammersmith and Fulham, Ealing and Hounslow (various sites)

Summary:
Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea MIND were successful in attracting funding to create two Mental Health Support Team (MHST) as part of the governments green paper ambitions to transform mental health support in England. This will build on the extensive prevention and early intervention work in schools by MIND Youth Services . These teams are form a significant part of the Integrated Youth Services.

As a relatively new service and team, you will be actively contributing to the shaping and development of the service. This role is ideal for someone looking to grow their competencies across service delivery within an early intervention mental health support team for CYP.

Whilst a significant portion of your time will comprise of supervision support, over time, you will hold an active caseload of children and adolescents with mild moderate emotional and mental health difficulties and will deliver evidence-based 1:1 and group interventions, employing the principles underpinning the national CYP-IAPT programme (Children and Young Peoples Improving Access to Psychological Therapies).

Low intensity, early intervention will be delivered in a range of education settings (primary, secondary, special, alternative provision, sixth form and further education colleges). This will include delivering interventions for CYP and parents/carers in education settings, providing training for education professionals and developing the teams ability to serve the needs of education settings. This builds upon the CCGs and Minds whole school approach to mental health provision.

Salary: £42,000-46,000

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CAMHS Supervisor (Clinical Psychologist / Psychotherapist)

Location: Hammersmith and Fulham, Ealing and Hounslow (various sites)

Summary:
Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea MIND were successful in attracting funding to create two Mental Health Support Team (MHST) as part of the governments green paper ambitions to transform mental health support in England. This will build on the extensive prevention and early intervention work in schools by MIND Youth Services . These teams are form a significant part of the Integrated Youth Services.

As a relatively new service and team, you will be actively contributing to the shaping and development of the service. This role is ideal for someone looking to grow their competencies across service delivery within an early intervention mental health support team for CYP.

Whilst a significant portion of your time will comprise of supervision support, over time, you will hold an active caseload of children and adolescents with mild moderate emotional and mental health difficulties and will deliver evidence-based 1:1 and group interventions, employing the principles underpinning the national CYP-IAPT programme (Children and Young Peoples Improving Access to Psychological Therapies).

Low intensity, early intervention will be delivered in a range of education settings (primary, secondary, special, alternative provision, sixth form and further education colleges). This will include delivering interventions for CYP and parents/carers in education settings, providing training for education professionals and developing the teams ability to serve the needs of education settings. This builds upon the CCGs and Minds whole school approach to mental health provision.

Salary: £42,000-46,000

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CAMHS Supervisor (Art / Drama Therapist / CAMHS Nurse Specialist)

Location: Hammersmith and Fulham, Ealing and Hounslow (various sites)

Summary:
Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea MIND were successful in attracting funding to create two Mental Health Support Team (MHST) as part of the governments green paper ambitions to transform mental health support in England. This will build on the extensive prevention and early intervention work in schools by MIND Youth Services . These teams are form a significant part of the Integrated Youth Services.

As a relatively new service and team, you will be actively contributing to the shaping and development of the service. This role is ideal for someone looking to grow their competencies across service delivery within an early intervention mental health support team for CYP.

Whilst a significant portion of your time will comprise of supervision support, over time, you will hold an active caseload of children and adolescents with mild moderate emotional and mental health difficulties and will deliver evidence-based 1:1 and group interventions, employing the principles underpinning the national CYP-IAPT programme (Children and Young Peoples Improving Access to Psychological Therapies).

Low intensity, early intervention will be delivered in a range of education settings (primary, secondary, special, alternative provision, sixth form and further education colleges). This will include delivering interventions for CYP and parents/carers in education settings, providing training for education professionals and developing the teams ability to serve the needs of education settings. This builds upon the CCGs and Minds whole school approach to mental health provision.

Salary: £42,000-46,000

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Schools Mental Health (MH) Practitioner (EMHP/CWP/PWP)

Location: Hammersmith and Fulham, Ealing and Hounslow (various sites)

Summary:
This is an exciting opportunity for a fully qualified CYP MH Practitioner to work within a multi-disciplinary, early intervention Mental Health Support Team (MHST) to increase and improve emotional wellbeing and mental health provision within education settings for 5-25 year olds. You will be working within a successful Trailblazer site, which has emerged out of the governments December 2017 plans: Transforming Children and Young Peoples Mental Health Provision: a Green Paper.

Applications encouraged from: Child Wellbeing Practitioners (CWPs), Education Mental Health Practitioners (EMHPs), CYP Practitioners with a CYP IAPT qualification.

You will have an active caseload of children and adolescents with mild moderate emotional and mental health difficulties and will deliver evidence-based 1:1 and group interventions, employing the principles underpinning the national CYP-IAPT programme (Children and Young Peoples Improving Access to Psychological Therapies). Low intensity interventions (e.g. CBT guided self-help) will be delivered in a range of education settings (primary, secondary, special, alternative provision and sixth form and further education colleges). This will range from delivering evidence-based interventions for CYP and parents/carers in education settings, with mild moderate presentations, to providing psychoeducation and training for a range of stakeholders, including children and young people, parents/carers and education staff, promoting a whole school approach to mental health.

Salary: £29,888k

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Clinical Psychologist (MHST Supervisor)

Location: Hammersmith and Fulham, Ealing and Hounslow (various sites)

Summary: Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea MIND were successful in attracting funding to create two Mental Health Support Team (MHST) as part of the governments green paper ambitions to transform mental health support in England. This will build on the extensive prevention and early intervention work in schools by MIND Youth Services . These teams are form a significant part of the Integrated Youth Services.

As a relatively new service and team, you will be actively contributing to the shaping and development of the service. This role is ideal for someone looking to grow their competencies across service delivery within an early intervention mental health support team for CYP.

Whilst a significant portion of your time will comprise of supervision support, over time, you will hold an active caseload of children and adolescents with mild moderate emotional and mental health difficulties and will deliver evidence-based 1:1 and group interventions, employing the principles underpinning the national CYP-IAPT programme (Children and Young Peoples Improving Access to Psychological Therapies).

Low intensity, early intervention will be delivered in a range of education settings (primary, secondary, special, alternative provision, sixth form and further education colleges). This will include delivering interventions for CYP and parents/carers in education settings, providing training for education professionals and developing the teams ability to serve the needs of education settings. This builds upon the CCGs and Minds whole school approach to mental health provision.

Salary: £42,000-46,000

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Assistant Psychologist

Location: Hammersmith and Fulham, Ealing and Hounslow

Summary:

This is an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Psychologist with a background in research and experience of working within a children and young people to work within a multi-disciplinary Mental Health Support Team (MHST) to increase and improve emotional and mental health provision within educational settings for 518-year-olds in the West London CCG area.

This post will enable the post-holder to develop a wide range of clinical, project coordination and evaluation skills. The position will suit an individual who is self-motivated, an excellent communicator and data competent, with an interest in quality improvement, an understanding of child development and mental health, and a passion to support services for children, young people and their families.

You will also work closely with families, as well as colleagues and partners in the Local Authority, CAMHS, educational settings where interventions are being delivered and other relevant mental health providers.

Salary: £26,447 to £28,780

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Working at Hammersmith, Fulham, Ealing and Hounslow Mind

We are committed to making Hammersmith, Fulham, Ealing and Hounslow Mind a great place to work so that we can provide the best possible service to our clients. We offer great benefits, such as flexible working, a generous holiday allowance, employee wellbeing services, as well as a friendly and supportive working culture. We pay the London Living Wage.

We value diversity in our team, and encourage people with lived experience of mental health problems to apply for our jobs; regardless of regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.  

If we have any job vacancies, they will be advertised on the Charity Job website.

Volunteering with us

We have a variety of opportunities for enthusiastic and self-motivated volunteers to join our fantastic team. We will provide all the training and development that you need to be able to fulfil your volunteer role and you will gain insight into working within a charity and the mental health sector. See our volunteering page.