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Application Deadline
30 April 2021

Contract type
Fixed Term
Until 31st March 2022 (with potential to extend)

Hours
37 hrs per week

Salary
£28,000 per year

Location
Ealing, Greater London

Hammersmith, Fulham, Ealing and Hounslow Mind - Peripatetic Crisis Alternative Team Coordinator

About the role

This role is within our crisis alternative service, which is an out of hours service providing a safe and welcoming space for people who are feeling distressed and experiencing crisis. The service will operate 365 days a year from 6pm-1am across all of our boroughs.

Staff within the service will provide person-centred, practical and emotional support, face to face or via telephone on a one-to-one or group basis to individuals experiencing mental health crisis.

The objectives of the service include:

  • To improve the mental wellbeing of people experiencing mental health crisis in HFEH.
  • To provide support to clients accessing the service- for instance: signposting, de-escalation, planned wellbeing activities etc.
  • To contribute to an improvement in individual mental wellbeing.
  • To remain a source of independent support for all clients.
  • To treat service users with respect, dignity and personalised support
  • To raise awareness of mental health services available with the goal to improve long term mental health and reduce social isolation
  • To increase self-management skills of those accessing the service
  • To reduce the use of police, ambulance and statutory mental health services whilst experiencing crisis.
  • To reduce the use of statutory crisis services by people experiencing mental ill health without positive outcomes for the individual.

How to apply

Please download the application pack & job description from our website: https://www.charityjob.co.uk/jobs/peripatetic-crisis-alternative-team-coordinator/733039?tsId=8

Post is subject to a DBS check.

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