for better mental health

Contract type
02 full time roles
Initial 6 month contract with potential for ongoing funding

Salary
£24,245

Location
Chanctonbury area

West Sussex Mind - GP Practice Mental Health Workers (Chanctonbury)

About the role

GP practices want to significantly improve the support they offer patients with mental health problems and are working in partnership with West Sussex Mind to achieve this by funding new roles which will be based in practices.

For these new roles we are looking for individuals with relevant mental health work experience and ideally a relevant qualification (perhaps as a counsellor, teacher, social worker, nurse, PWP, youth worker, family, housing or advice worker) who have a passion and interest in this area.

As a GP practice mental health worker you will see patients individually, supporting them to identify what they need and helping them to work on issues and also access local support to meet these needs including local Pathfinder services. You will be able to take a holistic and flexible approach in your work with individuals supporting around both social and pyschological issues that arise. You may also run practice based groups and well-being sessions where these needs are identified.

How to apply

Further information and an application pack is available from website:
www.westsussexmind.org

Please email completed applications to: [email protected]

The successful candidates will need to be able to travel across the Chanctonbury area. All posts will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

We will be closing this advert as soon as we have enough applications to shortlist so please apply as soon as possible if you are interested in this role.

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