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Mental Health Foundation Worker

Banbury, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom | £19k | Medical/Pharmaceutical/Scientific

Recruiter: Response

We are currently looking for a Mental Health Foundation Worker to join our Children and Young People’s Services Team based in Banbury. The role is a full time, permanent position and in return you will receive a competitive salary of £18,600 per annum.

Response Organisation is one of the largest mental health charities in Oxfordshire that provides a range of support for children, young people and adults with a wide range of wellbeing and mental health needs. Following a new initiative launched by NHS England in 2019, Response are now working with Oxford Health Foundation Trust CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services) to deliver a new service incorporating Mental Health Support Teams into Schools (MHST’s). The MHST’s is one pathway of the overall Oxon Children and Young People CAMHS Mental Health provision.

In return as our Mental Health Foundation Worker we offer fantastic benefits including:

- Up to 25 days holiday + bank holidays

- Cycle to Work Scheme

- Discounted online shopping

- £100 towards annual Gym Membership

- Free parking on site

- Employee Assistance programme

- Training for professional development

- Pension

About the Mental Health Foundation Worker role:

Your role as a Mental Health Education Foundation Worker is a vital role in building resilience and mentally healthy communities. Through your work in schools you will identify mental health needs at an early stage and provide guidance and assistance through various interventions involving schools, children and their families, other agencies and CAMHS. In this role you will be supported by your line manager and work under the guidance from qualified CAMHS practitioners.

What we’re looking for in our Mental Health Foundation Worker:

- Passionate about working with children and young people

- Positive, self-motivated and enthusiastic attitude to work

- Ability to initiate and maintain constructive relations with people from a wide range of cultural and social backgrounds

- Proactive approach to work

- The ability to motivate and engage service users and partner organisations

There are potential development opportunities for this role, a key aspect of the new service is building a new workforce to work with schools and mental health. In conjunction with Health Education England (HEE), the national CYP IAPT programme and Reading University there are training opportunities for those wishing to progress in their career with the relevant experience and level of education.

If you feel like this Mental Health Foundation Worker role is your next career step them please apply today, we would love to hear from you!

Closing date: 9th September 2019

Response is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment More

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