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Application Deadline
02 May 2022

Contract type
Permanent

Hours
37.5 hrs per week

Salary
£10.21 per hour

Location
Mind in West Essex – Harlow, Epping and Uttlesford

Mind in West Essex - Mental health Outreach Workers x 3

About the role

Mental Health Outreach Workers will:

Work collaboratively with key partner organisations, service users, carers, clinicians and other practitioners within the multi-disciplinary team to deliver high quality, recovery focused care interventions.  You will be responsible for assisting in the management and care of service users based upon individual needs, guidance from EPFUT and Mind in West Essex staff.

Provide practical support to service users in performing day to day activities, guidance and education in accordance with the agreed care plan and for a dedicated period of time.  Produce accurate and timely documentation, conduct and manage the maintenance of records on all service users within guidelines provided

Conduct risk assessment of the individual and of the potential hazards in the service users’ environment. Attend Multidisciplinary team meetings as required.  Provide psycho-social interventions, education and support to develop service users and their carers’ understanding of mental illness with the aim to prevent relapse and admission

Undertake a range of practical support including but not limited to supporting patients who have a history of non-attendance to attend appointments, working with patients to overcome practical barriers to attending appointments, in some cases this could mean accompanying patients to appointments.

Identify with patients the resources that exist in their neighbourhood that may enhance their mental health and then supporting the engagement process.  Introduce patients to a range of self-help information and resources that could contribute to being better prepared for engagement with other services.  Always have the client’s needs paramount, with an underpinning set of values and skills that promote person centred recovery, independence, choice and control.

How to apply

To apply for this position please download and complete our application
form at the top of our vacancies page from our website; https://www.mindinwestessex.org.uk/vacancies/  and send it to [email protected]

Closing Date: 8th April 2022              Interview Date: TBC

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