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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 each advert.  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.

Qualified Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (italk)

Salary: £25,000 (Pro Rata) Per Annum
Hours: 37 Hours Per Week (Part Time Also Available Minimum 26 Hours/3.5 days Per Week)
Closing date: Sat 31 Jul 2021 (By Midnight)............Interview date: Applicants shortlisted weekly and interviews arranged if suitable

(Ref QPWPJun21)

italk is a partnership between Solent Mind and Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust and is one of the largest Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) services in the country providing Step 2 and Step 3 therapies respectively across Hampshire.

Applications from candidates who do not hold a Postgraduate or Degree Certificate in Psychological Therapies cannot be considered.

We are looking for Qualified Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner(s) to join our expanding team.

Our hard working and close-knit team is easy going, welcoming and fun with regular wellbeing groups and socialising. If you are interested in being part of an open, forward thinking and high achieving service and believe that you have the relevant skills and experience then this could be the opportunity for you!

This role involves delivering assessments as well as evidenced-based low intensity CBT interventions for those with mild to moderate depression and/or anxiety disorders. The range of treatments you may provide would include one-to-one guided self-help via telephone, video and face-to-face in addition to cCBT programmes, webinars, workshops and psycho-educational groups.

We are proud to support our team in building their clinical skills and developing their own areas of interest and expertise. We offer regular additional training, monthly ‘Special Interest Groups’ and regularly offer opportunities to be involved in exciting projects.

You will need to be highly motivated and resilient to cope with the demands of working in this large, high volume service. Successful candidates will also need strong communication skills, professional telephone manner and excellent IT and organisational skills.

In return, we can offer you:

  • - A fantastic team of people who are passionate about mental health and supporting their colleagues
  • - Support with developing in your role and career
  • - 25 days holiday which increases per completed year of service to 30 days (pro-rata for part-time)
  • - Contributory pension scheme
  • - Staff wellbeing groups
  • - Employee Assistance Programme, offering 24/7 support
  • - Time To Change Employee Champions
  • - Cycle To Work scheme discount

For more details on this role, email either:-

Sarah Richardson (Clinical Manager) at srichardson@solentmind.org.uk.

Zoe Collier (HUB Lead PWP) at zcollier@solentmind.org.uk.

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A relevant DBS Check may be required for this role.

Please Note

Applications for this role can only be made via NHS Jobs.

You will not be able to apply through our Solent Mind website.

Please click on the 'Apply Now' button below which will automatically take you to this role on the NHS Jobs website where you can complete your application.

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Senior Peer Specialist(s) (Crisis Support) (The Lighthouse)

Salary: £23,057 To £24,830 Per Annum (plus enhancements for unsocial hours)
Hours: 37 Hours Per Week (working evenings on a rota basis, 4pm to Midnight shifts, with weekend/bank holiday working essential) (job share/part time also considered)
Closing date: Sun 25 Jul 2021 (By Midnight)............Interview date: W/C Mon 09 Aug 2021

(Ref SPSCSJul21)

The Lighthouse offers support to people experiencing or at risk of a crisis, delivered in partnership between Solent Mind and Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust. Following a successful pilot, this innovative service is expanding, and we are recruiting for additional members to join our team to help support even more people in our region. The Lighthouse offers face to face support at our Southampton centres alongside a remote service using text and telephone, through an integrated team of peer and nursing staff.

As a key senior member of The Lighthouse Team, you will play a vital part in supporting people experiencing or at risk of a mental health crisis, in partnership with mental health nursing colleagues from Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust. You will supervise peer staff on shift, as well providing direct support to service users.

These posts will involve 4pm-12midnight shifts on a rota basis which will include weekends and bank holidays. Unsocial hours enhancements will apply in line with the NHS enhancement rates for all hours worked on weekends/bank holidays and after 8pm weekdays.

You will need to have personal, lived experience of a mental health issue, as well as the confidence and aptitude to supervise and support staff within a busy service and to calmly and effectively support people who are distressed and/or in crisis.

For more information please email: Clare Grant (Assistant Director Of Services) cgrant@solentmind.org.uk

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A relevant DBS Check may be required for this role.

Please Note

Applications for this role can only be made via NHS Jobs.

You will not be able to apply through our Solent Mind website.

Please click on the 'Apply Now' button below which will automatically take you to this role on the NHS Jobs website where you can complete your application.

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