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.
Essential Requirements of the role:
- A minimum of two years’ significant experience working with people with mental health needs, 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
Closing Date: 9:00 am Thursday 20th April 2017
Interviews: Tuesday 2nd and Thursday 4th May 2017
If you are interested in applying
Missing Link is a progressive employer and offers a pension scheme, up to 30 days annual leave (depending on length of service) and 3 extra holidays including International Women’s Day in lieu. We have a commitment to training and development.
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