Would you like to join the Harmless as a Specialist Therapist or Project Worker?

We are currently recruiting for the following positions to join the Harmless team:

Specialist Therapist

Project Worker

The deadline for applications is 24th July 2017, with interviews to take place  Wednesday 2nd August 2017

For an application form and job description, or for more information please email admin@harmless.org.uk or call 0115 934 8445 (admin line only). Please include the job title you are applying for in your email.

 

JOB TITLE: Specialist Therapist

HOURS: Up to 37.5 hours per week

SALARY: £23,250 per annum

START DATE: 1st September 2017

This position has been funded by the Big Lottery Fund.

MAIN PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF THE JOB

  • To provide therapy for 12 to 24 weeks across Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire to clients who experience mental health problems, depression and anxiety, and/or that self harm or are at risk of self harm and suicide.
  • To be responsible for fully assessing individual needs, implementing/agreeing care plan or equivalent and developing a safety plan.
  • Engage in activities that promote Psychological wellbeing (including maintain/promote physical and mental health); Social Functioning (including social activity, employment and education); Resilience (looking at helping an individual cope and resolve some of their difficulties); Help-Seeking (Ensuring individuals are able to access support from a variety of sources and ultimately reduces risk to that individual including self-harm and suicide).
  • To work collaboratively and assertively with the communities and environments where a person is already in contact to provide information, containment and enhance a collaborative recovery approach for the person experiencing distress and self harm.
  • To support the clinical and support services manager to uphold the short term, medium term and long term organisational and clinical and support services objectives.

 

JOB TITLE: Project Worker

HOURS: Up to 37.5 hours per week

SALARY: £20,000 per annum

START DATE: 1st September 2017

This position has been funded by the Big Lottery Fund.

Job Description

MAIN PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF THE JOB

  • The project worker will work with clients and engage in activities that promote:
    • Psychological wellbeing (include maintain/promote physical and mental wellbeing).
    • Social functioning (including social activity, employment/education).
    • Resilience (looking at helping an individual cope and resolve some of their difficulties).
    • Help seeking (ensuring individuals are able to access support from a variety of sources and ultimately reduces risk to that individual – including self harm and suicide).
  • Responsibility for fully assessing individual needs, Implementing/agreeing care plan or equivalent and develop a safety plan
  • To provide an assertive outreach approach across Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire, to promote a preventative and early intervention approach around the issues of self harm and suicide.
  • To work collaboratively with communities of need to promote health and recovery amongst individuals by using and demonstrating a range of non-clinical interventions that promote coping and resilience.
  • To support the recovery of service users by engaging in activities and practical support that will improve the quality of life, for instance support employment, social engagement, advocacy and housing.
  • To support the Clinical and Support services manager to uphold the short term, medium term and long term organisational and the clinical and support team’s objectives.

For an application form and job description, or for more information please email admin@harmless.org.uk or call 0115 934 8445 (admin line only). Please include the job title you are applying for in your email.

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