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Application Deadline
15 October 2021

Contract type
2 years fixed term contract

Hours
37.5 hrs per week/ Full time
This will include weekend work, approximately one in three weekends

Salary
£26,491 per annum + benefits

Location
Croydon Health and Wellbeing Space (Whitgift Centre)

Mind in Croydon - Health and Wellbeing Space Carers Support Worker

About the role

The Croydon Health and Wellbeing Space Carers Support Worker is a new role co-designed with people with lived experience of mental health issues to provide direct, person-centred advice, information and support to those people caring for people with mental health issues.

The role is an integral part of the wider Integrated Care Network Plus (ICN+) which brings together clinical and community-based support and services based in the Mental Health and Wellbeing Spaces (MHW) located in communities across the London Borough of Croydon.

The Health and Wellbeing Space in Croydon are provided and managed through a partnership between Mind in Croydon and the Croydon BME Forum, which also manages Mental Health Personal Independence Co-ordinator Team. The Partnership is supported by a Memorandum of Understanding and is currently funded for 2 years, until the end of August 2023, by the South West London Clinical Commissioning Group. It is a key element in the transformation plan which will ensure that mental health support for people in Croydon is an integral part of a local community-based strengths and assets approach to the health and wellbeing of the whole population.

The multi-disciplinary team learning and development during the initial two-year test period will inform the development and growth of the Health and Wellbeing Space to meet local needs and to ensure that it can support community-based mental health and wellbeing across the whole population and in all 6 Integrated Care Network Plus localities by 2023.

How to apply

To download an application pack & job description please visit our website: https://www.mindincroydon.org.uk/about-us/work-for-us/

Send a CV and covering letter to [email protected]

Closing Date for Applications: 15th October 2021.

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