Salary: 19,432.27 to 21,703.54 per annum
Closing Date: Friday 30 July 2021 at 11:59pm
Interview Date: W/C 28/06/2021
Would you like to work for a leading mental health charity?
Do you want a rewarding career where you can really make a difference?
If yes, join us here at Rethink Mental Illness.
We have an exciting opportunity at our Assertive Transition service in Northampton, where you will join our friendly and inspiring team as a Carers Co-or dinator . Your role will be a fixed term position working part time 28 hours per week, with Agile working.
The Assertive Transition Service is a secure care service that is designed to support adult patients who have a severe mental health Illness as well as a forensic history. These individuals are currently in a secure care setting. We would like to further develop our support offering and further develop our strategy to support our forensic carers.
Who are we?
We’re Rethink Mental Illness, a leading charity provider of mental health services in England. We support thousands of people through our groups, services, policy, campaigns and advice and information. Our work supports us in delivering on our mission: “A better life for everyone severely affected by mental illness.”
What will you be doing?
You will be working with a caseload of carers as well as taking the lead to develop the strategy to make sure its far reaching and accessible especially to those carers who may be reluctant to engage with us.
Do you have what we are looking for?
You will be working within the community and therefore travelling will be required. We therefore need you to have a driving licence.
The safety and wellbeing of our service users and colleagues is our first priority, which is why it is now a condition of employment for anyone joining us that they have either had the recommended Covid-19 vaccine or agree to have it when offered by the NHS. You can find more information on our approach and why we have made this important decision in our attached Covid-19 vaccination information document.
What will you receive?
You will have plenty of opportunities to enhance your abilities with the opportunity to make a real difference every day. In addition, you will have excellent development opportunities including funded training, career development and a range e-learning courses. You will also receive:
Rose Adams is the Resourcing Advisor looking after this role. If you have a question please get in touch on 07775682782 or by email at [email protected]
Just a couple of things
We welcome applications from everyone, applicants with lived experience, those who are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning+ (LGBTQ+), people with a disability, or those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds are actively encouraged to apply. We are proud to have also been awarded Disability Confident employer status. We have an ambition of becoming an anti-racist organisation and we recognise there is more to do in ensuring our recruitment is fair and inclusive, which is why we are recruiting new roles in helping us to achieve this. Please be mindful that we may need to close adverts early if we receive a high volume of applications, we therefore encourage you to apply as soon as possible. If a shortened closing date has a significant impact on your ability to apply, please let us know.
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