Outreach Co-Ordinator (italk)

Employer
Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
Location
West Hampshire
Salary
Please see advert wording
Closing date
2 Oct 2022

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Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Do you want to work for an established and respected local mental health charity?

Solent Mind is the leading ­mental health charity across Hampshire providing a range of high quality services to improve people’s mental wellbeing and to promote choice and rights to everyone who needs our support. Our services operate in various locations throughout the Hampshire area.

Italk is one of the largest Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) services in the country, run in partnership by Solent Mind and Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust. Together, we support around 2,000 local people each month to make lasting changes to their mental wellbeing through our range of evidence-based talking therapies. Italk is an innovative and growing service and our Outreach Team is the first of its kind dedicated to improving equity of access to the service. If you’re passionate about equality of access to mental health support, this role is an opportunity to join our team as an Outreach Co-Ordinator, working in the New Forest and Southern Test Valley area.

OUTREACH CO-ORDINATOR (italk)

Hours: 37 Hours Per Week (evening/weekend working required) (part time also considered)

Salary: £24,341 to £26,216 (Pro Rata) Per Annum

Location: West Hampshire (Hybrid)

Closing Date: 02 October 2022

Interview Dates: W/C Mon 17 or W/C Mon 24 October 2022

As our Outreach Co-Ordinator for West Hampshire your role will include:
  • Engaging meaningfully and effectively with the local community in order to understand people’s experiences of accessing italk and the opportunities to improve inclusion and equity of access.
  • Within your geographic patch, representing the service at community events and networking with relevant stakeholders to raise awareness of italk, and facilitate timely and effective signposting and referral.
  • Contribute community perspectives to service development and improvement initiatives, including our Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Roadmap, and co-ordinating projects to improve equity of access.

If you are interested in being part of a supportive, motivated team, a constantly developing service and believe that you have the relevant skills and experience, then this could be the opportunity for you! In addition, we offer a vibrant and friendly working environment with excellent benefits, including 25 days holidays, plus a contributory pension scheme.

This post has frequent travel across West Hampshire for community engagement, plus occasional travel to our Eastleigh head office for resources or event equipment and team meetings.

As part of italk’s Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Roadmap, we are committed to being an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates, and applications will be scored on merit against the essential criteria for this role.

To discuss the role, or any reasonable adjustments we could make for accessibility in the recruitment process or workplace please contact:

Sara Langston (Patient Outreach & Experience Lead)

sara.langston@southernhealth.nhs.uk

023 8038 3949

All posts will be subject to relevant DBS check if required

PLEASE NOTE

WE DO NOTACCEPT CV's OR APPLICATIONS FROM RECRUITMENT AGENCIES

THIS POSITION IS BEING ADVERTISED ON BEHALF OF SOLENT MINDAND THEREFOREYOU WILL BE AN EMPLOYEE OF SOLENT MIND AND NOT SOUTHERN HEALTH NHS FOUNDATION TRUST

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

348-REQ00114
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