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Mental Health Carers Wellbeing Worker (Maternity Cover)

Mental Health Carers Wellbeing Worker (Maternity Cover)

Mental Health Carers Wellbeing Worker (Maternity Cover)
£23,125
37 hours per week

The Centre is seeking to appoint a Mental Health Carers Wellbeing Worker. The post holder will work with adult carers caring for a family member or friend with an enduring mental health condition to:

  • Provide specialist information, advice and guidance to carers so they understand the condition and cope better with their caring role.
  • Support carers to understand mental health legislation and their rights as a mental health carer.
  • Support carers to understand mental health services and how to access them.
  • Support carers to maintain their own health and wellbeing.
  • Provide effective advocacy support for carers to ensure their views are considered during hospital discharge and the care planning process.
  • Co-deliver a programme of health and wellbeing group sessions.

The post holder will have:

  • At least 2 years’ experience of working with people with an enduring mental health issue and/ or their families
  • Understanding of mental health conditions, legislation and guidance and be able to use their knowledge to challenge decisions where needed
  • Experience of providing advice, information and guidance to people with an enduring mental health issue and/or their families
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Empathy, be approachable, caring and have a genuine desire to improve the lives of carers in North Tyneside.

Closing date for applications: 10am on Monday 26th October 2020
Interviews will be held: Friday 30th October 2020

Completed applications should be uploaded. If you have any queries please contact julie.king@ntcarers.co.uk.

Please click the links below to download:

*ROO Document
*Mental Health Carers Wellbeing Worker Sept 2020 Maternity Cover
*Mental Health Carers Wellbeing Worker 2019 JD & PS
*Equal Opportunities Form
*Application Form

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