Job: Senior Mental Wellbeing Adviser

Expiry date
12/08/2020
Salary
£29,963

Job details

  • £29,963 per annum
  • Full time
  • Permanent contract
  • Based in Lewisham

Bromley, Lewisham & Greenwich Mind is a highly regarded, innovative local Charity working alongside people with mental health problems and dementia to improve their quality of life. With an annual turnover of more than £4m, over 150 staff and 200 volunteers, we are one of the largest charities in the Mind network.

Lewisham Community Wellbeing is led by BLG Mind and delivered in partnership with Lewisham Refugee & Migrant Network, Sydenham Garden, Metro and SLaM. The service provides recovery-focused individual support to help people develop their independence and self-management skills, to achieve their personal goals.

We are now recruiting for a full time Senior Mental Wellbeing Adviser to play an important part in delivering and developing this exciting service. You will have the caseload management experience and skills to deliver focused, person-centred, individual support and Information, Advice and Guidance on a wide range of social issues including welfare benefits, housing issues, debt, consumer rights, employment, and social networks. You will also run structured workshops.

You will be working closely with the Service Manager and will be required to manage and support a team of Mental Wellbeing Advisors.

Successful applicants will be expected to undergo an Enhanced Level Disclosure and Barring Service check

We recognise the importance of having a diverse and inclusive work force, and would therefore particularly welcome applications from the following, currently under-represented, groups:

  • People from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds
  • People aged 16-25
  • Disabled people
  • People with diverse sexual orientations and gender identities

BLG Mind is committed to meeting the reasonable adjustments of disabled people.

BLG Mind always welcomes applications from people with lived experience of mental health problems.

To apply, please complete the attached application form and send it to personnel@blgmind.org.uk

Staff benefits include a matched contribution pension scheme, 25 days’ holiday (pro-rata, rising with service), quality supervision and training opportunities.

Due to current Government guidance regarding Covid-19, this role may temporarily be home-based, or worked remotely. The expectation is that when it is safe to return to our offices, the role will be office-based. Interviews are likely to be held online via Zoom.

Closing date:

9:00 am on Wednesday 12th August 2020

Likely interview date:

Monday 7th September 2020

How to Apply:

Carefully read the attached Job Description and Person Specification, download and complete the application form and email to personnel@BLGMind.org.uk. Please note we do not accept CVs. No contact from agencies please.

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