JustOT is recruiting for a mental health advisor for an organisation that assist the unemployed back into work based in Tameside, Rochdale and Oldham area.
Occupational Therapy Job Northwest
Mental health Practitioner
Salary £23K - £27K DOE
Overview of the role:
*Conduct bio-psychosocial assessments via face-to-face and telephone-based interventions
*Deliver specific health programmes (such as Anxiety Management), psycho-educational workshops (such as Coping Strategies), and/ or weekly group classes, as well as possible wellbeing/ lifestyle groups
*Support each client to produce a tailored action plan that focuses on improving their health and returning to work
*Provide return-to-work guidance and offer in-work support as required
As a Mental Health Advisor on the Work Programme, you will be expected to:
*Build relationships with key stakeholders including GP's, employers and relevant NHS bodies
*Identify and build relationships with other organisations that contribute to the successful delivery of the programme
*Have involvement with workshops and the service delivery model for your Work Programme area
*Offer support and guidance to Health and Wellbeing Facilitators, working as part of the Health and Wellbeing Services
The successful candidate will have current and full registration with one of the following bodies: Health Care Professions Council, or an equivalent UK professional body (such as BABCP and NMC. Candidates will have a good understanding of psychological evidence-based theories such as CBT and Motivational Interviewing and proven ability to demonstrate their application. Degrees, in pyschology, nursing or occupational therapy will be considered.
Applicants will have both passion and an interest in empowering clients to effectively manage their mental health conditions. Qualified & registered candidates at the initial stages of their career are encouraged to apply, you must submit your cv with a covering letter stating
*Demonstrating the attributes to deliver the requirements of the role
*Any experience of Condition Management, Occupational Health or working with harder to help client groups
*Evidence of your understanding of welfare-to-work and the issues that unemployed people face, including the negative effects of unemployment.
In return you will be offered 25 days annual leave, private health care plan, pension scheme and CPD support
For more information call Everton on 0207 613 7573.