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Mental Health Liaison Support Worker

Norwich & Central Norfolk Mind

Norwich

Part Time

Norwich & Central Norfolk Mind

Closing Date: 22/02/18

The Project – Norwich Mind have been commissioned to work in partnership with the Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust Mental Health Liaison Team based at the NNUH to provide brief intervention to people discharged from hospital but who may not require secondary mental health services after suffering an episode of crisis or poor mental health.  The project is aimed at improving support for people experiencing mental health difficulties perhaps for the first time or who may not have previously been seen by the Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust for mental health services.

The Job – The successful candidate will support people by providing brief follow up support predominantly by telephone and in person where necessary.  The successful candidate must therefore have exceptional communication skills and be able to offer empathy and understanding.  Good organisational skills are also essential to manage their own case load and meet the specific contact requirements.  The position will suit anyone who has a passion for providing high quality care and helping others experiencing difficulties in their life.  This position is temporary to cover maternity leave.

The successful candidates must also have a driving licence and their own car. The role itself is predominately fulfilled 4 days between Monday to Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm and does not require shifts or weekend working.  Traveling time between visits is included within working hours and we currently pay a rate of 0.45p per mile for travelling expenses. Expenses for sundries when visiting clients is also fully paid.

We are particularly interested in hearing from anyone who can draw from their own experience of recovery to improve the recovery of others.

Please click on the following link for further information and details of how to apply:

https://norwichandcentralnorfolkmind.peoplehr.net/Pages/JobBoard/Opening.aspx?v=1ba5ffad-b2f5-4095-9219-591416282cb3

Please be advised to send your application at your earliest convenience as the job will be closed prior to the stated closing date once we have received enough applicants.
Closing date:  22nd February 2018
Interview date:  12th & 15th March 2018