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Application Deadline
07 November 2021

Interview Date
15 November 2021

Contract type
Permanent

Hours
Full Time

Salary
£28,909 per year

Location
Based in Royal Borough of Greenwich

Bromley, Lewisham & Greenwich Mind - Senior Mental Health Adviser (2 vacancies)

About the role

Bromley, Lewisham & Greenwich Mind is a highly regarded local charity, helping people to be mentally healthy and working together with those experiencing mental health problems and dementia to improve their quality of life. With an annual turnover of £5M, over 150 staff and 200 volunteers, we are one of the largest charities in the Mind network.

We are looking for people with experience of working within mental health services including to support prevention, recovery and self-management. Applicants should have strong line management skills alongside experience of completing assessments, managing a diverse caseload, working in a busy work environment, and possess effective skills in communication. An ability to work independently but collaboratively, to be proactive and show initiative is essential for this role.

The role will involve:

  • Line management of key project staff
  • Management of a diverse caseload
  • Providing recovery-orientated individual and group-based support to adults with mental health problems
  • Collaborative working with all partners involved in the Community Wellbeing Hub
  • Undertaking holistic needs and risk assessments
  • Commitment to regular training and supervision
  • Effective contribution to the development and continuous improvement of the service

BLG Mind and Bridge Support recognise the importance of having a diverse and inclusive work force, and would therefore particularly welcome applications from the following, currently under-represented, groups:

  • People from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds
  • People aged 18-25
  • Disabled people
  • People with diverse sexual orientations and gender identities

Both organisations are committed to meeting the reasonable adjustments of disabled people, and welcome applications from people with lived experience of mental health problems.

Successful applicants will be expected to undergo an Enhanced Level Disclosure and Barring Service check  BLG Mind and Bridge Support offer flexibility for hybrid working (some days at home and some in the office) where this supports staff wellbeing and fits with the needs of clients and the charities. As people-focused organisations, we expect all staff to spend regular time at their work base as part of these arrangements.

How to apply

Please apply via our website: https://blgmind.org.uk/job/senior-mental-health-advisor-greenwich-hub/

Closing date: Sunday 7th November (11:59pm)

Likely interview date: Week beginning 15th November

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