Senior Mental Health Advisor

South East Region
upto £35,570
04 Apr 2012
02 May 2012
Job Type

 We are recruiting for registered Psychologists or Occupational Therapists with mental health experience, to join our clients’ in-house team of physical and mental health specialists

Overview of role:

Set up and oversee our client’s’ Health and Wellbeing services in your area, including the direct line management of Health and Wellbeing staff

Carry out diagnostic triage via the telephone and 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

As a Senior Mental Health Advisor on the Work Programme, you will be expected to:

Take overall responsibility for the Steps to Work and Health and Wellbeing programmes, including direct line management of Mental Health Advisors and Health and Wellbeing Facilitators

Play an integral role in setting up, monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of Our client’s’ overall health service on the Work Programme

Ensure service delivery meets the quality standards outlined in our clinical governance framework

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

Oversee the setting up of workshops and the service delivery model for your Work Programme area