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Opportunities 

We are hiring!! We have various vacancies

We are looking for 2 x Qualified Educational Mental Health Practitioners (EMHP) / Children’s Wellbeing Practitioners (CWP)

Location – Harlow

Hours  – 37.5 hours per week

Salary – Pay:  £24,907 + £ 1245 fringe allowance

The Service:

Following on from the government’s green paper Dec 2017 ‘Transforming children and young people’s mental health provision.’ Mind in West Essex has successfully implemented the Trailblazer programme, establishing a Children and Young People’s (CYP) Mental Health Support Team.  

The CYP Mental Health Support Team works with children, young people and their families, experiencing mild to moderate mental health issues such as low mood and anxiety. The Mental Health Support Team works with educational settings to develop the whole-school approach to mental health, and to strengthen the links between education, health services and families in Harlow.

Purpose of the Job:

The post holder will work within Mind in West Essex providing low intensity CBT based interventions in:

·       Child Anxiety; indirect work with parent/carer

·       Challenging Behaviour; indirect work with parent/carer

·       Adolescent anxiety; direct work with young person

·       Adolescent Low Mood; direct work with young person

The post holder will also deliver evidence-based group sessions in:

Emotional regulation for primary aged children
Child Anxiety for parent/carers of primary aged children
Challenging Behaviour for parent/carers of primary aged children
Interpersonal Psychotherapy Adolescent Skills training for secondary aged children
The post holder will work with children, young people and parents with different cultural backgrounds and ages, using interpreters when necessary and should be committed to equal opportunities.

·       Delivering evidence-based intervention for children and young people, with mild to moderate mental health problems, in an education setting.

·       Helping children and young people within these settings who present with more severe problems to rapidly access more specialist service.

·       Supporting and facilitating staff in education settings to identify, and where appropriate, manage issues related to mental health and wellbeing.

·       Working with and within educational environments to afford better access to specialist mental health services

·       To support educational establishments in developing a whole-school approach to mental health

·       To engage with partnership organisations and stakeholders in co-production

To read the full job description please click here

To apply for this position please download and complete the three part application form below and send it to [email protected] by the closing date of Friday 30th April 2021 (date extended).

Interview date TBC 


 

We are looking for a Sanctuary Support Worker

Location  Harlow Hub

Hours:   14 per week.  working hours 5pm til midnight 

Salary:  £9.96 per hour

 

Purpose of the Job

To work with the Sanctuary Coordinators to deliver the Sanctuary Service at the Wellbeing Centre, Harlow. To be part of the staff rota covering evenings 7 days a week.

Service Objectives

The objectives of the Mind in West Essex Sanctuary are:

To improve the mental wellbeing of people experiencing mental health crisis in West Essex.

To increase early access to help for people experiencing mental health crisis by providing a clear and effective pathway to services provided.

To contribute to an improvement in individual mental wellbeing.
To remain a source of independent support for all clients.
To reduce the use of police, ambulance and statutory mental health services for people experiencing crisis.
To contribute to the effective delivery of Crisis Support in partnership with Essex Partnership University NHS Trust.

Key Roles

To support a small number of people requiring practical and emotional support in a supportive safe environment as an alternative to hospital admission.
To welcome people referred to the service and address immediate presenting issues.
To support service users to develop emotional management, personal and life skills to enable them to grow in self-confidence and attain greater independence.
To develop links with a range of external agencies, including, accommodation providers, health services, police, housing, debt advice, drug and alcohol services etc.
To ensure the safety of service users.
To work effectively with other members of the team and to work supportively with other co-workers when on shift.
 To read the full job description please click here 

To apply for this position please download and complete the three part application form below and send it to [email protected] by the closing date of Friday 23rd April 2021 .

Interview date TBC 


We are looking for a Mental Health and Wellbeing Trainer
Location Great Dunmow or Harlow Hub
Hours:   15-22.5 per week.  To be agreed  
Salary:  £12.99 – £16.62 per hour dependent on experience and qualifications
Purpose of the Job

To work with the Mind in West Essex Training Team, delivering training and development courses.

Responsibilities

 Deliver high quality training and development to Mind in West Essex staff, contractors, partner organisations and customers.
 Develop and maintain expertise in delivering a wide range of training courses
Participate in all opportunities to further develop the portfolio of training products offered by Mind in West Essex
Maintain relationships with external organisations to maximise income to Mind in West Essex from Training and Development materials and courses.
To collaborate and co-deliver with organisations we work in partnership with, on the delivery of Training contracts.
To work in accordance with Mind in West Essex Aims, Objectives and Values.
To follow all of Mind in West Essex policies and procedures.
To attend and participate in Support and Supervision and Appraisal
To participate in all training, CPD, upskill opportunities and education required for the role.
To ensure Mind in West Essex Training operates to the highest quality in standards of Information Governance, Equality and Diversity, and Safeguarding.
To read the full job description please click here

This position has now closed

 

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We are also looking for people to join us on an occasional hours contract to facilitate our online groups.

Salary – exceeds minimum wage 

Hours – occasional 

Facilitator – The role of the facilitator on our online groups will be to lead on the setup, coordination and structure of the online sessions. Depending on the type of group whether it is support or social the role will differ slightly:
Support sessions – a structured, 6 week programme focusing on a particular issue e.g. anxiety, bereavement etc. 

Social sessions – an informal group setting with ongoing sessions for people with shared experiences
You will be responsible for setting up the Zoom sessions, liaising with the participants and gathering any feedback during or after the sessions. You will be supported in this role by the project lead.

Co-facilitator – The role of the co-facilitator will be to support the lead facilitator in managing the sessions when live. Monitoring the chat function and being attuned to the groups needs. Supporting individuals who may become upset or distressed or taking over if the lead facilitator needs to support someone individually. Contribute to the sessions and support the involvement of all participants.

If you are interested in either of these opportunities please download and complete the 3 part application below and email your application to [email protected] 

 

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