We have an exciting opportunity for someone to join our newly established Safe Haven, a calm and safe space for individuals experiencing mental health crisis. The Safe Haven can provide practical and emotional support and may be used as an alternative to admission to statutory service if appropriate. As a peer supporter, you will be using your own experiences of mental health issues to support, encourage and inspire other people experiencing a mental health issue. By providing a role model and offering both understanding and support, you will help to raise others’ confidence, self-belief and aid their long term recovery. This may be in a group, social or one to one setting.
Hours: We would like to hear from anyone who is able to work up to 18.5 hours per week. This is for evenings 6.30 -8.30 pm and weekend afternoons 1pm-3pm. We are flexible with how many shifts you would like to work and this can be discussed at your interview. Salary: £9.22/hr
This role is for a 10 month fixed term contract. Please complete an Application Form, Word or PDF format, and email it to Francesca Blackburn, [email protected]. Due to the COVID-19 restrictions the closing date for applications is currently open ended and we will be in contact with candidates regarding interviews at a later date.
Vacancy 2. Wellbeing Practitioner Children & Young People’s Safe Haven
Havant and East Hants Mind Children and Young Peoples Wellbeing Service supports children and young people to build resilience and to achieve and maintain positive mental health and wellbeing. This ranges from one-to-one support and group work, to outreach into the community and community engagement to provide a range of interventions and activities to support children and young people to manage their own mental health needs.
We are recruiting a part-time Wellbeing Practitioner to support our Young Person’s Safe Haven Project. HEH Mind have been commissioned by the Hampshire and Isle of Wight CCG Partnership to deliver the Havant Safe Haven which is an out of hours crisis support service for any young person in the Havant Borough aged 11 – 17 experiencing self-defined crisis. The role of a wellbeing practitioner will involve welcoming young people to the drop-in service, supporting young people in crisis through emotional and practical support, empowering young people to self-manage their mental wellbeing by facilitating a range of emotional coping skills (both on a one to one basis and in a group setting), and delivering wellbeing focussed activities such as, art & craft, mindfulness and games.
This role is for a 12 month fixed term part time contract. Here is a full job description. Please complete an Application Form, Word or PDF format, and email it to Maria Morell, Deputy CEO. The closing date for applications is 5pm on Thursday 3rd of September 2020
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