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Application Deadline
29 February 2024

Interview Date
11 March 2024

Contract type
Permanent

Hours
Multiple posts available - either 10, 15 or 20 hours per week working 5 hours per shift

Salary
£5,949–£12,454 per year (£22,011–£23,039 full time equivalent)

Where
Warwickshire

Main working location
Locations across Warwickshire

Coventry and Warwickshire Mind – wellbeing practitioner

Coventry and Warwickshire Safe Haven operate from 6-11pm every day of the year. It offers non-clinical support approaches aimed at reducing immediate distress to those at risk of self-harm, suicide or experiencing trauma. The service adopts a person-centred trauma-informed approach to work directly with individuals. Support options available are delivered flexibly and include a blend of face-to-face, telephone, video call, text and/or email.

What you'll do

In this role you'll: 

  • Offer practical and emotional person-centred support that works towards empowerment and recovery 
  • Give one-to-one support including helpful information, practical solutions and signposting to other local services
  • Assist in the planning/delivery of mental health and wellbeing outreach support sessions
  • Support volunteers and service users in the delivery of a peer-led drop in
  • Offer informal social support to attendees

About you

We're looking for someone with:

  • Experience of working in a mental health setting
  • Good communication skills
  • Good IT skills
  • Ability to effectively engage with mental health service users
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships and partnerships with other agencies
  • Up to date knowledge of mental health and key issues linked to good wellbeing
  • Awareness or knowledge of de-escalation techniques to support individuals in crisis
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • Strong commitment to empowering service users
  • NVQ level 2 in social care or equivalent qualification (or level 1 qualification and willingness to complete to level 2)
  • Ability to travel across Coventry and Warwickshire

How to apply

For more information about the role, and the benefits of working for us, click apply now at the top of this page. This will take you through to the Coventry and Warwickshire Mind website.

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