Join the Mind in Brent, Wandsworth and Westminster team

Some of the benefits of working at Mind in Brent, Wandsworth and Westminster include generous annual leave allowances, flexitime scheme, full initial induction tailored to the needs of the role, supported opportunities for training and development, an annual staff conference, an Employee Assistance Programme, a childcare voucher scheme, enhanced maternity and paternity pay and a stakeholder pension.  

Current Vacancies

HR Officer –  Full-time 37.5hrs per week

Salary:  WM4 SCP22 £24,418 per annum

Fixed term Contract – 6 months

Location:  Part office based and part remotely working

Mind in Brent, Wandsworth and Westminster are looking for HR Officer to join their small HR & OD team. This is an opportunity to further develop your HR skills

Reporting to the Senior HR Advisor, your role will be to provide administrative support and assistance to the HR department. Some of the main responsibilities of the role are: first point of contact for all HR queries, maintain the HR systems, note taking during HR meetings, produce HR documentation and assist with learning and development activities. 

Please see the job description for more information about the role.

Closing date for applications is Friday, 13 August 2021, 5:00pm. 

If this position interests, you. Please email your completed application form to [email protected]

Due to the volume of applications we will not be able to reply to everybody who applies.  Therefore, if you have not heard from us with regard to an interview by 7 September 2021, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

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HR Officer JD

Suicide Prevention Co-ordinator (Communities)

Full time (37.5 hours per week) Salary – £26,222

Fixed Term Contract – Two Years – July 2023

Location: based at our Pimlico / Wandsworth Hubs / Community bases with some Flexible working also considered

Through funding from South West London NHS CCG, we are expanding our suicide support related work across the six boroughs of Croydon, Kingston, Merton, Richmond, Sutton and Wandsworth. In addition to our Suicide Postvention Project that provides support to people who have bereaved by suicide, we will deliver a three-year project to provide Suicide Prevention work and activities across these localities.

We are seeking two enthusiastic, skilled and experienced people in coordinating a programme of community based activities, engaging and working with local agencies, services, diverse populations groups, around mental health education, campaigning and promotion.

Community Coordinator – With excellent working experience of partnership and interpersonal skills, you will lead on expanding and further develop the suicide prevention champion network across SWL use outreach activities and other opportunities to recruit more champions across South West London. With an outreach approach, engage, provide and upskill communities, healthcare providers, voluntary sector partners to deliver suicide prevention and Mental Health messages, promotion of services and support available to those who have been directly affected by Covid-19, working closely and linking in with community networks.

Deadline for Applications – Monday 2nd August 2021

If you would like to apply for this position please send your completed application form to [email protected] 

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Suicide Prevention Coordinator Communities Project JD PS May 2021

 

Suicide Prevention Co-ordinator (Children and Young People)

Full time (37.5 hours per week) Salary – £26,222

Fixed Term Contract – Two Years – July 2023

Location: based at our Pimlico / Wandsworth Hubs / Community bases with some Flexible working also considered

 

Through funding from South West London NHS CCG, we are expanding our suicide support related work across the six boroughs of Croydon, Kingston, Merton, Richmond, Sutton and Wandsworth. In addition to our Suicide Postvention Project that provides support to people who have bereaved by suicide, we will deliver a three-year project to provide Suicide Prevention work and activities across these localities.

We are seeking two enthusiastic, skilled and experienced people in coordinating a programme of community based activities, engaging and working with local agencies, services, diverse populations groups, around mental health education, campaigning and promotion.

CYP / Educational Coordinator – the focus will be to support and deliver suicide prevention activities in identified clusters, including school communities, educational institutions, CMHT’s and children and young people’s health services and agencies.

Deadline for Applications – Monday 02th August 2021

If you would like to apply for this position please send your completed application form to [email protected] 

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Suicide Prevention Coordinator CYP & Educational Project JD PS May 2021

 

Clinical/Counselling Psychologist/CBT Therapist

Grade & Salary: £45,780, fixed term until August 2022

Hours of work: Full time – (37.5 hours per week) or part-time

Location: Hopkinson House, 6 Osbert Street, London, SW1P 2QU

 

Its exciting time to join us at Brent, Wandsworth and Westminster Mind. Everything we say and do is rooted in the experiences of people who know what it’s like to live with a mental health problem. We provide life-saving and life-changing services when people need it most. This is an exciting opportunity for a Therapists with a background in child and adolescent mental health to work within a multi-disciplinary Mental Health Support Team (MHST).

We want to meet you and hear from you if you are passionate, excited and if you share our vision.

The team’s role is to increase and improve emotional and mental health provision within educational settings for 5-18 year olds in the Central London CCG area (Westminster).

You will work with a caseload of children and adolescents with mild – moderate emotional and mental health difficulties and will use CBT and Systemic evidence-based models, employing the principles underpinning the national CYP-IAPT programme (Children and Young People’s Improving Access to Psychological Therapies).

This early intervention service will be delivered in a range of educational settings (primary, secondary, special, alternative provision and sixth form college) across the Westminster City Council.

The MHSTs are multi-disciplinary teams. As a Clinical/Counselling Psychologist or CBT therapist, you will be responsible for managing and providing clinical supervision to number of other team members, e.g. the Education Mental Health Practitioners (EMHP’s). They are delivering group and individual low intensity evidence-based interventions to children and young people. 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.

If you have:

  • Previous experience of supervising staff
  • Substantial experience working with children and families with mental health needs (i.e. not just working with adults)
  • Enthusiasm for extending brief low intensity forms of help offered to children and parents around mental health needs
  • Good CBT skills and an understanding of parenting programmes
  • Knowledge of evidence informed interventions for low mood, self-harm, anxiety and common behaviour problems in young children.
  • Enthusiasm for and knowledge of the use of outcomes measures/feedback and outcomes tools on a session-by-session basis and how to use in supervision
  • Experience of clinical risk assessment
  • Understanding of child development and psychosocial influences
  • Experience working in a multi-disciplinary mental health team
  • Experience providing supervision and case management  
  • Highly developed knowledge of child and adult safeguarding
  • Experience consulting a range of stakeholders (young people, families, mental health and education professionals etc.)
  • Experience working in educational settings.

If you have the skills, qualification and are passionate about the work you do, we would like to hear from you.  

Application Deadline: 5pm 2nd July 2021

Interviews: 13th July 2021

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check

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Clinical Counselling Psychologist JD PS

 

Child Wellbeing Practitioner/Educational Mental Health Practitioner (EMHP)

Grade & Salary: £29,527(WM6 SP 29), fixed term until March 2022

Hours of work: Full time – 37.5 hours per week

Location: Hopkinson House, 6 Osbert Street, London, SW1P 2QU

 

We are looking for a qualified Educational Mental Health Practitioner (EMHP) in Central London Mental Health Support Team.  This is a full time post working with a cluster of schools across the Borough of Westminster.

It’s an exciting time to join us at Mind in Brent, Wandsworth and Westminster. Everything we say and do is rooted in the experiences of people who know what it’s like to live with a mental health problem. This is an exciting opportunity for an EMHP with a background in children and young people’s mental health to work within a multi-disciplinary Mental Health Support Team (MHST).

You will work primarily with parents of primary school aged children, and young people referred by secondary schools, providing low-intensity interventions for anxiety, depression or behavioural difficulties. The service offers a wide variety of parent workshops, groups and whole class and year group workshops as part of a whole school approach to mental health.

EMHPs receive weekly supervision, either individual or group from a senior Clinician. Contact with supervisors or other senior staff is available throughout the week as needed to manage risk or other urgent issues. There is a strong peer support culture within a team (8 EMHPs, 1 CWP, 1 AP and 1 whole school approach advisor).

The post will require:

  • Qualification as an EMHP, CWP or PWP if you also have experience of working in Children and Young people’s mental health – applicants will not be considered unless you have completed a registered training course
  • Strong communication skills
  • The ability to work cohesively and collaboratively both within a small team and within the wider school cluster
  • The ability to use feedback, reflect and adapt accordingly
  • Strong organisational skills, including preparing for weekly supervision and keeping all clinical notes up to date
  • Good experience of working with children, young people & parents and an understanding of how to talk with them
  • Commitment to using data and relevant measures to assess clinical outcomes

EMHPs play a key role as members of the new Mental Health Support Teams, who have the responsibility for delivering schools’ overarching approach to providing mental health and wellbeing support for children and young people. If you have the skills, qualification and are passionate about the work you do, we would like to hear from you.  

Application Deadline: 5pm 16th July 2021

Interviews: 27th July 2021

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check

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Job Description And Person Specification EMHP

Unfortunately, we are currently not recruiting for Community Befriending role due to the Coronavirus situation.

Community Befrienders

£8.45 per hour

What do Community Befrienders do ?

We support people experiencing mental health challenges to take on meaningful and satisfying social roles within their local communities. We offer companionship to people who are lonely and isolated and an opportunity to engage with services in the community.  Our befrienders can provide escorts to and from appointments, enable individuals to deal with paperwork and form filling and help people with the tasks related to daily life.

The Community Befrienders are not mental health professionals, but trained befrienders who have an awareness of mental illness/challenges and a commitment to enablement and empowerment.

Hours of work can wary and depend on yours and the service user’s availability.

Interviews for short-listed candidates are held regularly.  Candidates will be notified a week ahead of the interview date & time.

If you are shortlisted, please note that we expect all interviewees to bring along following original documents:

1 form of ID – passport, driving license or a birth certificate – and 2 further documents stating the current address within the last three months – utility bill, bank statement, tax bill and so on. In case you have lived at your current address for less than 5 years, please provide any other addresses you resided at during this period.

To find out more please contact Jasminka Bajramovic at [email protected]

If you would like to apply for this position please send your completed application form to [email protected]. You can also post your application form to: J Abdi, Mind in Brent, Wandsworth & Westminster, Basement, Hopkinson House,  6 Osbert Street, London SW1P 2QU

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Community Befriender JD April 2019


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You may find it useful to refer to our Guidance For Applicants when completing your application.

Please note that the vast majority of job roles at Mind in Brent, Wandsworth and Westminster will require a DBS check to be undertaken by the successful candidate.

 

 

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