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Self Help – Stockport Early Management Service (STEM) Support Worker: 15/12/2017

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Location: Stepping Hill Hospital

Hours: 27.5 per week

Salary: £17,351 pro rata

Length of contract: Permanent

About the role

Self Help is a user led mental health charity that has developed considerable expertise in the field of primary care mental health. The charity currently delivers a range of services including self help support groups, eTherapy services, counselling and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. The charity is funded by various NHS Trusts and works across the North West with the head office based in Hulme, Manchester.

Self Help are working in partnership with Pennine Care NHS Trust to deliver an overnight mental health crisis intervention service which is aimed at reducing admissions to inpatient psychiatric wards.

We are looking for a support worker to join the team based at Stepping Hill Hospital . This is an exciting opportunity to work alongside Stockport RAID team and A&E staff to support individuals presenting at A&E . Full training will be provided. The service is operational from Thursday to Monday 9pm -9am and the 27.5 hours will be part of a rota with a second support worker.

The ideal candidate will have experience of mental health support work, in a paid or voluntary capacity. Self Help positively welcomes applications from people with personal experience of mental health problems.

 

To apply, visit the Self Help website

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