Derbyshire Mind Active Monitoring Practitioner Vacancy

Hours:         22 hours per week, worked on 3 days per week – days to be agreed. The post requires flexible working and may include occasional evening and weekend work.

Salary:         NJC points 14-16.  Starting salary point 14, £22,462 per annum pro rata.

Contract:      12 month contract.

Derbyshire Mind is one of a federated network of local Mind charities across the country.  Our focus is on improving mental health and wellbeing for people across Derbyshire and Derby City.  We provide a range of advocacy and community wellbeing services designed to support people with mental health problems as well as the wider population.  We are committed to developing innovative and responsive services which further promote mental health awareness and wellbeing.

Active Monitoring is a psycho-educational programme designed to provide early intervention provision within Primary Care. The role will involve working directly from a GPs surgery, delivering the Active Monitoring programme.  The role will proactively work with individuals on agreed pathways to support early intervention via a facilitated self-help approach.

Are you a highly committed, dynamic individual wanting to make a difference and support the improvement of mental wellbeing in Derbyshire?

We are looking for an enthusiastic and skilled individual to deliver the Active Monitoring programme from GPs surgeries in Derbyshire.

The successful candidate will have a Level 3 qualification in Health & Social Care or equivalent and experience of providing mental health/wellbeing services to clients within a primary care setting.  They will have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to build strong working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders, as well as an enthusiastic, committed approach and personal resilience.  The role will be based in 3 GPs surgeries in Derbyshire, and the postholder will be required to travel to each of these on a weekly basis.

Application forms and relevant documents

Completed forms can be e-mailed to recruitment@derbyshiremind.org.uk or sent via post

ftao Jenny Hotchkiss, Derbyshire Mind, Derby West Business Centre, Ashbourne Road, Mackworth, Derby DE22 4NB

All candidates must submit the application form (no CVs accepted).

Closing Date: Friday 5th July 2019 at 5.00pm

Interview will be held week beginning 15th July 2019 in Derby