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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

Educational Mental Health Practitioner

Grade and Salary: NHS Band 5 equivalent WM6 SP29 £29,527

Hours of work: Full time – 37.5 hours per week

Location: Pimlico & Westminster CCG area

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).

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 10th March 2021

Interviews: 18th March 2021

Please email completed application forms to [email protected]

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check

Application Form Template

EMHP Job Description and Person Specification

Support Worker

Grade & Salary: WM5 SCP22 £24,218 per annum (£14,531 pro rata)

Hours of work: Part time – 22.5 hours per week

Location: Remote/Wandsworth Floating Support Service

Mind in Brent, Wandsworth & Westminster has been delivering services and support for people living in these boroughs and in some neighboring boroughs for over 40 years. 

Our aim is to help people in our local communities to have better mental health and wellbeing and to live the best lives possible

This Support Worker role is to provide a high quality and flexible housing related support ensuring the service delivered meets Mind in Brent, Wandsworth & Westminster’s contractual obligations; ethical & agreed quality standards.

Application Deadline: 11:00am 3rd March 2021

Interviews: W/C 8th March 2021

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check

Application Form Template

Support Worker Wandsworth JD & PS

Clinical/Counselling Psychologist/CBT Therapist – Child and Adolescent Mental Health

Fixed term contract until January 2022

Grade & Salary: NHS Band 7 equivalent (Inner London)

Hours of work: Full time – 37.5 hours per week

Location: Remote/Central London CCG area (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. We provide life-saving and life-changing services when people need it most. This is an exciting opportunity for a Clinical/Counselling Psychologist/CBT Therapist with a background in child and adolescent mental health to work within a multi-disciplinary Mental Health Support Team (MHST).

The MHST’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). 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.

We want to hear from you if you are passionate, excited and if you share our vision for improving access to mental health provisions for children and young people!

Application Deadline: Assessing applications on a rolling basis

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check

Application Form Template

Clinical/Counselling Psychologist/CBT Therapist JD & PS

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

Application Form

Community Befriender JD April 2019


Assistance with Job Applications

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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