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Job Title: Information and Advice Worker
Location: Ealing
Summary:

An opportunity has arisen within with the Ealing Advice Service (EAS) to provide advice, information, and guidance to adults living with a mental health problem.

We’re looking for an experienced Mental Health Advice Caseworker to provide advice and guidance to adults living with mental health problems in the borough of Ealing on practical issues such as welfare benefits, housing, financial issues (including debt), and employment, as well as supporting clients in accessing numerous community services.

The successful candidate will support colleagues on the Ealing Advice Service (EAS) team with enquiries relating to mental health. The Ealing Advice Service (EAS) is a consortium of charity sector organisations, working in partnership to provide advice and guidance to a range of clients with various support needs.

The Mental Health Advice Caseworker will be working from home during the pandemic. However once the pandemic is over, the candidate will be based at the HFEH Mind office in Ealing for approximately three days per week. For the remainder of their time, they will be based across the borough of Ealing at different sites within the community.

You should have excellent negotiation skills, as well as knowledge of the local area and its population (or a willingness to learn). You must be able to empathise with service users, whilst giving impartial advice in a non-judgmental way. You must be able to demonstrate your effectiveness as an adviser and be comfortable dealing with complex cases with minimum supervision. As the role is focused on providing advice to clients with mental health needs, you should be confident, patient and able to deliver supportive advice in a manner that is easily understood.

This is a rare opportunity to join a growing and lively charity, where your ideas and contributions will be highly valued and your professional development supported. It is an extremely exciting time to join an organisation with big ambitions to further support those living with mental health problems in West London.

Salary: £42,000-46,000
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Job Title: Mental Health Support Team (MHST) Supervisor/Clinician

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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Job Title: Schools Mental Health (MH) Practitioner

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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Job Title: Peripatetic Team Manager

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 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: £28,000

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Job Title: Peripatetic 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 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: £24,525

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Jobs 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.