Job: Mental Health Advisor

Expiry date

Job details

  • £26,798 per annum
  • 37.5 hours per week
  • Permanent role
  • Based in London Borough of Lewisham

BLG Mind is working in partnership with South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM) to deliver an innovative new Primary Care Mental Health Service (PCMHS) 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 now recruiting for a full time Mental Health Advisor to play an important part in delivering and developing this exciting service.

As part of an effective Information Advice and Guidance team you will have the caseload management experience and skills to work with patients to plan and deliver focussed, person-centred, individual support and IAG on a wide range of social issues including housing, employment, and socialising, liaising appropriately with specialists and professionals.

Staff benefits include:

  • matched contribution pension scheme
  • 25 days’ holiday (pro-rata, rising with service)
  • quality supervision and training opportunities

Closing date:

9am on Monday 22nd October 2018

Likely interview date:

Thursday 1st or Friday 2nd November 2018

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

BLG Mind is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from candidates with personal experience of mental health needs