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Perceptions of mental health are changing fast – and there’s never been a more exciting time to join us to ensure that anyone with a mental health problem has somewhere to turn for support and advice. Mind in Brighton & Hove is committed to promoting better mental health for everyone with experience of mental distress. There are many benefits to working with Mind in Brighton and Hove. We value and care for the people we serve, the resources entrusted to us and the people we employ. Mind in Brighton and Hove is an equal opportunities employer.

We aim to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, marital status, race, colour, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, age or disability, and that all appointments are made purely on the basis of merit. Whichever role interests you, you can expect a friendly working environment, excellent benefits and training opportunities.

 

West Sussex – Independent Mental Health Advocate (IMHA)

Part Time (21 hours per week)

Salary £22,500 per annum pro rata (Actual Salary £13,500 for 21 hours)

Closing date: 12.00 (midday) Monday 5th June 2017

Interview date: Friday 9th June 2017 at 51, New England Street, Brighton

Mind in Brighton and Hove empowers and supports people who have experience of mental health issues in Brighton and Hove and West Sussex.  Our Advocacy Services take action to help people say what they want, secure their rights, represent their interests and obtain services they need.

We are seeking to appoint two part-time Advocates for the West Sussex area, predominantly based in Worthing and Chichester. This role involves providing Independent Mental Health Advocacy, working within the framework of the Mental Health Act 1983 to support people to understand their rights under the Act and participate in decisions about their care and treatment across the area of West Sussex. These posts require an understanding of advocacy, experience of managing a client case load, excellent communication skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a range of professionals, whilst retaining independence.

In return, we offer a range of benefits including full City and Guilds training and induction, 29 days’ leave (pro rata) per year excluding bank holidays, 3% pension contribution and access to a 24-hour Employee Assistance Programme.

You will find the following information about the post below

  • An introduction to Mind in Brighton and Hove
  • A job description and person specification
  • Terms and conditions for the post
  • Application form
  • Monitoring form
  • Guidance notes.
Applying for the role

All successful applicants are subject to DBS.

We are committed to equal opportunities and encourage applications from people with disabilities, experience of mental health issues, people from ethnic minorities and of any religion, belief or sexual orientation.

 

Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (PWP)

Full time (37 hours) or part time opportunities

Salary: £21,500 – salary and terms and conditions are under under review

Closing date: 12 noon on Tuesday 30th May 2017

Interview date: Thursday 8th June 2017 at 51, New England Street, Brighton

We are offering PWPs an exciting opportunity to join a growing team based in a highly regarded local mental health charity. We welcome applications from both qualified and soon to be qualified PWPs for full time and part time roles.

The PWP team at Mind in Brighton and Hove is part of the recently re-commissioned Brighton and Hove Wellbeing Service.  A partnership of four organisations (Mind in Brighton and Hove, Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, HERE, and YMCA Downslink Group) with a track record of providing high quality services to the communities of Brighton and Hove, Brighton and Hove Wellbeing Service is a complete Primary Care Mental Health service rather than a standalone IAPT service. This means you will benefit from:

  • Wraparound support for your patients from experienced Mind colleagues who offer work and learning advice and support; advice and information and advocacy
  • A joined-up Children and Young People’s pathway which combines NHS and 3rd sector expertise and is likely to provide exciting development opportunities for Step 2
  • Working with experienced Primary Care Mental Health Practitioners who offer a wealth of knowledge from nursing, social work, and occupational health backgrounds to aid risk management and support of patients who may be less able to benefit from IAPT intervention.

You will find the following information about the post below

  • An introduction to Mind in Brighton and Hove
  • A job description and person specification
  • Terms and conditions for the post
  • Application form
  • Monitoring form
  • Guidance notes.
Applying for the role

All successful applicants are subject to DBS.

We are committed to equal opportunities and encourage applications from people with disabilities, experience of mental health issues, people from ethnic minorities and of any religion, belief or sexual orientation.