Female* Mental Health Crisis Worker

5 days left

Location
Bristol (City Centre), City of Bristol
Salary
£20,572 - £22,488
Posted
07 Mar 2019
Closes
25 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Female* Mental Health Crisis Worker

(Assessment & Recovery Service)

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £20,572 - £22,488 plus £1,500 uplift  for working nights (starting at the bottom of the scale)

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

Location: Bristol (based in North Bristol)

Established in 1983, BRISTOL MISSING LINK (incorporating Next Link and Safe Link) is a leading provider of women’s support services in 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. The successful candidate will be employed by Missing Link and seconded into our Bristol Mental Health Partnership and therefore will be operationally managed by AWP.

Essential requirements of the role:

  • A minimum of two years’ significant experience working with people with mental health 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

Benefits:

  • Up to 30 days annual leave (depending on length of service)
  • 3 extra holidays including International Women’s Day
  • Excellent development and training opportunities
  • Employer pension contribution (minimum 5% of your gross salary)
  • Mindful Employer Plus Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Long Service Awards
  • Wellness Awards

How to apply:

Please download the application pack from our website and complete the application form. Please submit your application by 9am, Monday 25th March 2019. Please do not send CVs. Interviews will be held on Monday 1st April 2019.

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.