Job: Mental Health Adviser

Expiry date

Job details

  • £27,334 per annum
  • 37.5 hours per week
  • Permanent contract
  • Based in New Cross (London Borough of Lewisham)

Bromley, Lewisham & Greenwich Mind are working in partnership with South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM) to deliver an innovative new Primary Care Enhanced Mental Health Service for Lewisham.

The integrated team will provide support to people with long-term mental health problems within a primary care setting, helping people develop their independence, self-management skills and achieve their recovery goals.

We are looking for a Mental Health Adviser to work alongside SLaM colleagues to deliver this service.

As part of an effective Information Advice and Guidance (IAG) team you will have the caseload management experience and skills to deliver focused, person-centred, individual support and IAG on a wide range of social issues including housing, employment and socialising; liaising appropriately with specialists and professionals. Knowledge of welfare reforms and housing legislation is essential.

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

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

Closing Date

9:00am on Thursday 20th June 2019

Likely Interview Date

Tuesday 2nd July 2019