Wellbeing Practitioner

Mission Statement

Together with people who have experienced mental health problems we provide quality services and support that reduce stigma and promote positive mental health and wellbeing.

 

Job Details Safe Haven
Job Title Wellbeing Practitioner 
Location Safe Haven (Nuneaton).  This service is provided across 7 evenings (Mon-Sun) from 6-11pm
Salary £11,351 per annum (£21,000 FTE)
Hours 20 hours per week. Working hours will be agreed through a weekly rota.

Are you passionate about making a difference to the lives of people who experience mental health issues? 

Would you like to be part of a reputable, inclusive, enabling organisation? 

Our vision is of a society that promotes good mental health for all and that values, as equals, people who experience mental health problems. 

Come and join our creative, dynamic and motivated team supporting individuals in Warwickshire! We look forward to receiving your application.

 

We are recruiting for a Wellbeing Practitioner to join our Warwickshire Safe Haven team and are offering an exciting opportunity  to be part of the crisis pathway in Warwickshire, liaising and working closely with clinical teams to offer support and self-help tools to individuals to help them manage their mental health and de-escalate concerns.  Warwickshire Safe Haven service is an out of hours service from 6-11pm each evening for people who are struggling to cope.  You will be working from within a person-centred approach to identify and tailor support approaches to individual presenting needs, including advice, guidance and signposting to appropriate support services available locally.  Support is provided by telephone, text, email and face-to-face.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Providing practical and emotional person-centred support that works towards empowerment and recovery appropriate for each individual client.
  • Providing light touch advocacy and guidance to clients using the service.
  • Assisting in the planning/delivery of mental health and wellbeing outreach support sessions.
  • Providing one to one support including helpful information, practical solutions and identifying and signposting to other local services.
  • Providing informal social support to attendees.

Essential criteria includes:

  • A minimum of one year’s experience of working in a mental health setting.
  • Good communication skills.
  • An ability to effectively engage with mental health service users.
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships and partnerships with other agencies.

What We Can Offer You

The following are just some of the benefits that Coventry and Warwickshire Mind offer its employees:  

  • Annual Leave – 25 days plus bank holidays plus an extra day for every 2 completed holiday years’ service, to a maximum of 5 additional days after ten holiday years of service (pro-rata).
  • Wellbeing Day – Every employee receives the benefit of a Wellbeing Day, each year, which can be booked if you feel you need a day to take care of your own mental health and wellbeing.
  • Life Insurance Policy – All employees of Coventry and Warwickshire Mind are covered by a Life Insurance policy.  You will be auto enrolled onto the scheme from day one of service and are covered for the duration of your working life with the organisation or until your 75th birthday, if still employed by CW Mind. The cover is for a payment of 2 x gross salary (tax free), should you die whilst in service with CW Mind.
  • Employee Development – Active encouragement not only to assist performance in the current role but also for the benefit of personal development via various means.
  • Flexible Working – A range of options available for all employee’s, after completing 26 weeks of service, dependent on role and responsibilities. This includes, working patterns, working in CWM venues, and working remotely.
  • Pension – Minimum 5% employee contribution and 3% employer contribution, with an ethical investment policy option.
  • Sick pay – On passing the probationary period, Coventry and Warwickshire Mind employees will be entitled to paid sick leave.

Closing date: 12 Noon – Monday 29th November 2021

Interview date: 8th December 2021

For an application form and full job description please use the links below.

Please see the Job Description for this role.  If you are interested in this post, please read the Guidance Notes before completing the Application Form and Equal Opportunities Form

 

Please note: Only successful applicants will be notified.  Previous applicants need not apply. 

We reserve the right to close the application window early and without notice should a suitable number of applications be received.

Coventry and Warwickshire Mind values diversity and difference.  We welcome applicants from all sections of the community, particularly under-represented groups and people with lived experience of mental health issues.

Coventry and Warwickshire Mind is a leading mental health service provider and an equal opportunities employer.