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We're always updating our vacancies, so if you don't see your dream role yet, please check back. 

Working at Solent Mind will give you a friendly and flexible working environment, excellent benefits, training opportunities and above all: a place where you can use your lived experiences to really make a difference. 

Please note that we cannot accept CVs for any of our vacancies nor do we accept applications from recruitment agencies and instead ask you to complete and return the application form linked below.  Your application form needs to arrive before the closing date and time. Any applications received after the closing date and time will not be considered.

Community Peer Recovery Practitioner

Salary: £19,880 to £21,409 Pro Rata Per Annum
Hours: 14.5 Hours Per Week
Closing date: Mon 19 Apr 2021 (Before 9.00am)

(Ref CPRPApr21)

The Community Peer Recovery Team (CPRT), based at St Mary’s Health Campus in Portsmouth will deliver support work to our service users in partnership with their secondary care practitioners. The CPRT will work with service users, in the community and in their homes to deliver support for both mental wellbeing and social care needs.

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the form of a Community Peer Recovery Practitioner post. The post-holder will play an integral role in the recovery pathways of their service users, working with Solent NHS staff to support those who are accessing secondary care to take control of their own recovery. Working on Support Plans with service users, you will support them to achieve their targets and goals on their road to recovery, providing practical and emotional support and, crucially, you will have your own lived experience of mental health issues and a recovery journey of your own to share.

For more information please email: Rob Eamey (Community Peer Recovery Team Lead)

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Plants For People Senior Support Worker(s)

Salary: £19,880 to £21,409 Pro Rata Per Annum
Hours: 18.5 Hours Per Week (Each Role 2.5 Days per Week) (Role 1 - Mon, Tue & Wed Morning) (Role 2 - Wed Morning & Thu, Fri)
Closing date: Wed 21 Apr 2021 (Before 9.00am)

(Ref PPSSWApr21)

Mayfield Nurseries is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Solent Mind and charitable social enterprise, supporting people with enduring mental health problems and dementia. Our overarching aim is to create positive change for people living with these conditions by enabling them to take the steps to improve their health and wellbeing. This is achieved through the provision of horticultural therapy, vocational training, and wellbeing and peer services.

The purpose of these new positions, following a successful funding grant from The National Lottery Community Fund, are to providing supporting roles within our community based Plants For People service, working alongside our Community Outreach Officer to deliver therapeutic gardening sessions for local residents and community volunteers on a selection of housing estate sites across Southampton.

Working in partnership with Southampton City Council and Mayfield Nurseries, the purpose of Plants For People is to encourage residents on housing estates to engage in gardening to bring about positive change to the places in which they live, building healthier and happier communities.

For more information please email: Phil Paulo (Plants For People Service Manager)

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Digital Services Lead

Salary: £28,095 to £30,259 Per Annum
Hours: 37 Hours Per Week
Closing date: Mon 26 Apr 2021 (Before 9.00am)

(Ref DSLApr21)

The development of our digital services is a key priority for Solent Mind. We are committed to improving access and choice in relation to our services, and to building on the development and learning of digital and remote delivery of support and services for people experiencing an issue with their mental health that has progressed during the Covid-19 pandemic. We are seeking to innovate and expand our service delivery, improve inclusion and increase access to support that will help and prevent mental health problems.

Overall Purpose: To take an organisation wide lead on the ongoing development and implementation of the digital delivery of our range of services and support. This will include ensuring consistently high standards of online and remote service delivery, leading digital innovation and inclusion and supporting staff to engage service users through remote methods.

Applicants must have a strong understanding of mental health services and needs, excellent communication and digital skills and a commitment to inclusion.

For more information please email: Clare Grant (Assistant Director Of Services)

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