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Application Deadline
10 October 2021

Interview Date
19 October 2021

Contract type
Permanent

Hours
Full time (part time working may be considered)

Salary
£28,909 per year

Location
Based in Beckenham
With some home working and travel across the London Borough of Bromley

Bromley, Lewisham & Greenwich Mind - Senior Mental Health Advisor

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

Bromley Community Wellbeing Hub will form part of the transformation of mental health services in the London Borough of Bromley under the NHS Long Term Plan. The service will bring together the expertise of local primary, secondary and voluntary sector mental health providers with the aim of providing flexible, holistic and integrated services for adults with mental health problems.

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 and 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

Successful applicants will be expected to undergo an Enhanced Level Disclosure and Barring Service check.  We 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 16-25
  • Disabled people
  • People with diverse sexual orientations and gender identities

BLG Mind is committed to meeting the reasonable adjustments of disabled people.  BLG Mind always welcomes applications from people with lived experience of mental health problems.

How to apply

To download an application pack and to a[ly please visit our website: https://blgmind.org.uk/job/senior-mental-health-advisor/

Closing date: Sunday 10th October (11:59pm)

Likely interview date: Tuesday 19th or Wednesday 20th October

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