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Application Deadline
22 March 2022

Contract type
Permanent - Full Time

35 hrs per week

£30,078 – £32,301 pro rata full time

Islington Mind

Islington Mind - Integrated Community Support Recovery Team Leader

About the role

Are you passionate about mental health?  Islington Mind is looking to recruit a Crisis Café Team Leader to join our specialist Mental Health Recovery Pathway Service. 

We are seeking an enthusiastic and communicative person with BACP, UKCP or BPC accreditation, with excellent skills and experience in working with vulnerable people with complex mental health problems in one-to-one and group settings, and in service user assessment and crisis management.  

As the Recovery Team Leader you will be responsible for coordinating and overseeing the Mental Health Recovery Pathway Counselling Service 1-2 days a week. You will be carrying out counselling and psychotherapy assessments and be responsible for monitoring, recording and all the administration tasks of the counselling service.

On other days, you will be part of the Integrated Community Support - a vibrant team of staff and volunteers running mental health drop-in sessions and activities and responding to service users’ needs.  

Other managerial responsibilities will include managing mental health drop-in provisions, including risk and safeguarding management, as well as offering support and development programmes for volunteers. 

Islington Mind is dedicated to promoting the preservation and safeguarding of mental health. We support the recovery process of people who experience mental distress and provide for the relief and the wellbeing of their carers. As the leading independent mental health organisation in Islington, we offer high-quality services to local residents seeking mental health advice and support.

How to apply

For further details, Job Description and application form, please follow the link to our website:        or email Pat O’Driscoll at [email protected]

Closing Date: 22/03/2022      Interview Date: TBC

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