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Personality Disorder Intensive Crisis Worker

Norwich

Between £20000-£30000 Per Year

Full Time

Norfolk and Waveney Mind

Closing Date: 27/05/24

REF NWM/397

What We Offer
Full Time – 37.5 Hours per week

(Monday – Friday with occasional weekend/evening flexibility required)

Starting Salary £24,891 per annum rising to £25,691 after successful probation (6 months) Location: Recovery Centre, Sale Road – NR7 9TP

Benefits
​Annual leave: 26 days raising to 29 days (FTE) plus Bank Holidays, Pension, Online Discounts Portal, Financial advice, Long Service Awards, Health & Wellbeing Program, Cycle to Work Scheme, Health Crash Plan, Company Sick pay, EAP, Eyecare, Personal Development and Job Specific Training.

The Service
The Mind Recovery Centre will offer 1:1 space in a calm and safe environment in line with Psychologically Informed Environment principles. Supporting the delivery of the Norfolk and Waveney Mind trained Managing Emotions Personality Disorder Service Team. To provide an informal, non-medical recovery focussed emotional support for people with a diagnosis of, or traits of, borderline personality disorder (BPD) or emotionally unstable personality disorder (EUPD).

The service will be tailored to meet the individuals need, this could include a placement on a one day a week, weekly course which incorporates psycho-educational workshops or 1:1 session (6-8 sessions) or a combination of both. To provide bookable 1:1 support across our 5 Norfolk and Waveney Mind REST Hubs.

To provide an additional offer of 12-month programme which incorporates psycho-educational workshops through the Waves Programme, as well as social sessions to help them explore their needs with others in a safe environment.

The Role
As an Intensive Crisis Worker you will provide one to one recovery focused support by listening, guiding and enabling service users to increase their understanding and develop coping skills in order to help manage life changes and events that can trigger or exacerbate mental ill health.

In addition, you will work with the Manager and Team Lead to help people living with a personality disorder improve their quality of life, by providing a managing emotions recovery programme in a safe, supportive and empowering environment.

What We Are Looking For

Experience working with people with a diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder or traits of a Personality Disorder

Previous experience of working in a crisis service or an out of hours crisis service.

Experience of working with people with complex needs who may be difficult to engage.

Experience of supporting people who are or have had mental health problems in the past

Experience of empowering service users and promoting independence.

Closing Date – Monday 27th May
We may close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.

Interview Process

​​If you are shortlisted and invited for interview, the interviews will consist of a two-stage process. 1st​ stage interview will be a warner interview. If you are successful a 2nd stage interview will be scheduled. Interviews will take place face to face on a date to be confirmed.

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