Mental Health Practitioner Required: Derby, Derbyshire
Closing date: 10 February 2021
This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and skilled practitioner to join Derbyshire Mind to deliver the Active Monitoring programme working alongside GPs in Derbyshire at a time when the service never been more valued.
Active Monitoring is a psycho-educational programme developed by Mind designed to meet the needs of patients experiencing mild to moderate mental health problems within Primary Care. The role will involve working directly from a GP surgery, delivering the Active Monitoring service. The role will proactively work with individuals on agreed pathways to support early intervention via a facilitated self-help workbook approach.
The successful candidate will have a Level 3 qualification in Health & Social Care or equivalent and experience of providing mental health/wellbeing services to clients within a primary care setting. They will have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to build strong working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders, as well as an enthusiastic, committed approach and personal resilience. The role will be based in 3 GPs surgeries in Derbyshire, and the postholder will be required to travel to each of these on a weekly basis. However due to Coronavirus restrictions the role may be temporarily home based, carrying out appointments by phone or video call.