Female* Mental Health Crisis Worker

Missing Link
www.missinglinkhousing.co.uk
Salary: 
£20,369 - £22,265 plus £1,500 uplift (starting at the bottom of the scale)
Contract Type: 
Permanent
Hours: 
Full Time
Hours: 
37.5
Location: 
Bristol
Contract Details: 
Permanent
Details of Role: 

Female* Mental Health Crisis Worker

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £20,369 - £22,265 plus £1,500 uplift (starting at the bottom of the scale)

Hours: 37.5 (Rota system including regular evenings and weekend working. This is a 24 hour, 7 days per week service. Bank holiday working will be required).

Location: Bristol

The post is part of the Crisis Service and involves working with and alongside organisations within the Bristol Mental Health Partnership. This is a hub and spoke service with a 24 hour hub (providing a full crisis service across the city). The role is focussed on providing a range of interventions to assist with daily health, social care and wellbeing needs, to reduce the crisis, build resilience and improve wellbeing. Post holders work collaboratively with the service user, their family/carers/friends and mental health and other professionals during any period of acute mental health crisis.

Essential Requirements of the role:

• A minimum of two years’ significant experience working with people with mental health needs, or people with complex and multiple needs (for example, homelessness, alcohol/drug dependency, long term conditions, domestic abuse and sexual violence)
• Experience of support planning and managing risk assessments
• The ability to maintain hope and optimism for the individual with high expectations for recovery
• Manage caseload, documentation and time effectively, ensuring up to date and clear record keeping in line with policies and procedures
• A current, full driving licence and access to an appropriate vehicle

CLOSING DATE: 9 am, Thursday 22nd February 2018
INTERVIEW DATE: Wednesday 28th February 2018

IF YOU WOULD LIKE AN APPLICATION PACK PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE OR CONTACT US DIRECTLY.

Missing Link is a progressive employer and offers a pension scheme, up to 30 days annual leave (depending on length of service) and 3 extra holidays including International Women’s Day in lieu. We have a commitment to training and development.

Missing Link is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk of abuse, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Missing Link is committed to Equal Opportunities.

*All posts are exempt under section 7 (2) (f) of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975

Closing Date: 
Thursday, 22 February, 2018 - 09:00
How to Apply: 

CLOSING DATE: 9 am, Thursday 22nd February 2018
INTERVIEW DATE: Wednesday 28th February 2018

IF YOU WOULD LIKE AN APPLICATION PACK PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE OR CONTACT US DIRECTLY.

Contact Person: 
Anna Klosowska
Contact Email: 
enquiries@missinglinkhousing.co.uk
Contact Phone: 
0117 9251811
Postal Address: 
5 Queen Square, Bristol, BS1 4JQ