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Application Deadline
10 February 2021

Interview Date
Week beginning 22 February 2021
via Zoom

Contract type
Contract
12 months

Hours
22 hours per week, worked on 3 days per week
Post requires flexible working and may include occasional evening and weekend work

Salary
£22,462 – £23,369 per annum pro rata
Starting salary £22,462 per annum pro rata.

Location
Derbyshire
Across 3 GP surgeries and home

Derbyshire Mind, Mental Health Practitioner

About the role

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.

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

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and skilled practitioner to join Derbyshire Mind to deliver the Active Monitoring programme working alongside GPs in Derbyshire at a time when the service never been more valued.

Active Monitoring is a psycho-educational programme developed by Mind designed to meet the needs of patients experiencing mild to moderate mental health problems within Primary Care. The role will involve working directly from a GP surgery, delivering the Active Monitoring service.  The role will proactively work with individuals on agreed pathways to support early intervention via a facilitated self-help workbook approach.

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. However due to Coronavirus restrictions the role may be temporarily home based, carrying out appointments by phone or video call.

How to apply

Application packs are available for download from www.derbyshiremind.org.uk

or email [email protected]

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

This post is subject to a criminal records check with the disclosure and barring service.  Derbyshire Mind aims to be an Equal Opportunities Employer. 

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