Vacancies

Self Help Services welcomes applications from people with personal experience of mental health problems.

When recruiting we do not routinely contact people who have not been short listed for interview. However we are always happy to provide constructive feedback; should feedback be required please email the named staff member in the advert for the post.

Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner

Project Manager

The Sanctuary Manchester and/or Wigan & Leigh- Full-time and Relief roles

Crisis Services Manager

Qualified Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner

PWP Administrator

Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner

We are looking for motivated Qualified Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners (PWP) to join our psychological wellbeing service in St Helens. The post holders will work in a multi-disciplinary team, which includes other PWPs, HITs and Clinical Psychology within a stepped care model to provide a range of NICE approved low intensity interventions for depression and anxiety disorders. Treatment will be delivered through a range of modalities including face-to-face work, telephone therapy and facilitating structured groups. The successful candidates will be skilled in delivering low intensity therapy, highly motivated with the ability to organise and prioritise their own workload and will have successfully completed an approved IAPT PWP PGCert/Diploma. Self Help Services can provide excellent opportunities for ongoing personal and professional development through regular supervision and training opportunities. Self Help Services welcomes applications from people with personal experience of mental health problems.

Applications to be completed through NHS Jobs by clicking the link below.

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Project Manager

We are looking to recruit a motivated, qualified, and experienced individual to the role of project manager. The post-holder will manage the implementation of projects across Self Help Services. The projects will be of a diverse nature and include estates transitions, mobilisation of new services, tender responses, and HR consultations. Excellent communication skills will be required as the post holder will be required to work with a range of internal and external stakeholders to ensure projects are completed successfully within tight time constraints.

For more information about this post please contact Nic Seccombe at nic.seccombe@selfhelpservices.org.uk

The closing date for applications is 19th September 5pm; completed applications should be emailed to Nic Seccombe at nic.seccombe@selfhelpservices.org.uk, applications received after this time will not be considered. Interviews will be on 26th September.

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To download an application pack please download each of 4 documents below

1. Job Description and Person Specification

2. Application Form

3. Big Life Group: Safeguarding Children and Young People Policy

4. Big Life Group: Vulnerable Adults Policy

 

 

The Sanctuary  -  Full time and/or Relief Staff, Waking Nights

We are looking for motivated and experienced individuals for full-time and/or relief  Coordinator and Support Worker roles in both our Manchester and Leigh Sanctuary services. Relief staff will provide cover on a flexible basis, and potentially at short notice – to ensure a positive experience for all clients. Full-time staff work an average 35 hours per week.

The Sanctuary: Manchester is an ‘overnight, every night’ crisis service (8pm-6am) providing support to people living with issues such as anxiety , low mood and depression – including those with suicidal thoughts and/or in extreme panic state. The Sanctuary ‘helps people get through the night’ by providing 1-to-1 support, a safe and secure venue, and access to a calm room from which to weather the crisis and plan further support.
The roles will involve providing a welcoming, comfortable and safe experience for clients, delivering telephone and 1-1 support sessions , including relaxation and planning sessions, and working with peer volunteers to support and promote clients’ wellbeing. The Coordinator role additionally involves carrying out telephone screening and assessment with clients wishing to access The Sanctuary, taking responsibility for risk management decisions, and ensuring that clients leave their stay having a package of care and support in place.

Please email applications to andrea.lyons@selfhelpservices.org.uk, or contact Andrea for more information about the role.

Closing date for full-time roles is Friday 19th September, 12 midnight.

For an application pack please download the relevant Job Description and Person Specification, as well as application form and Big Life policy documents. If you wish to be considered for both full-time and relief roles, please mark this clearly on the application form.

Leigh Coordinator Job Description and Person Specification

Leigh Support Worker Job Description and Person Specification

Relief Support Worker Job Description and Person Specification (Manchester and/or Leigh)

Relief Coordinator Job Description and Person Specification (Manchester and/or Leigh)

Application Form

Big Life Group: Safeguarding Children and Young People Policy

Big Life Group: Vulnerable Adults Polic

 

 

 

Crisis Services Manager

We are looking for a motivated and experienced individual  to manage the development and operation of crisis services within Self Help Services, including The Sanctuary Manchester and new Sanctuary developments across the North West. The successful post-holder will work with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders to ensure services are delivered to the highest standard, and within an ethos of self help and peer support.

The ideal candidate will  have strong experience of working within a crisis and/or mental health support  setting. Self Help Services positively welcomes applications from people with personal experience of mental health problems.

The Big Life group positively promotes diversity in the workforce.

For more information about this post please contact Andrea Lyons at andrea.lyons@selfhelpservices.org.uk, or Joanne Harding at joanne.harding@selfhelpservices.org.uk

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 17th September 9am; applications received after this time will not be considered.

To download a job advert click here

To download an application pack please download each of 4 documents below

1. Job Description and Person Specification

2. Application Form

3. Big Life Group: Safeguarding Children and Young People Policy

4. Big Life Group: Vulnerable Adults Policy

 

Qualified PWP

Self Help Services is seeking to recruit  motivated individuals, with the qualification and skills required to work as a Qualified Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (PWP).  The role will require working with clients from the local community who are experiencing distress and common mental health problems such as depression, anxiety. The successful candidates will also be committed to working within the organisation’s vision and values and be passionate about improving the lives of people living with mental health problems.

The closing date for applications is 19th September 2014

Completed applications should be emailed to Jessica Patient at jessica.patient@selfhelpservices.org.uk applications received after this time will not be considered.

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PWP Administrator

We are looking for motivated and experienced Administrator to join or Psychological Wellbeing Service in Manchester. The post holders will provide administrative support to the service, including our large team of Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners and Counsellors. Self Help Services can provide excellent opportunities for ongoing personal and professional development through regular supervision and training opportunities. Self Help Services welcomes applications from people with personal experience of mental health problems.

The closing date for applications is 3rd October 2014, 12 O’Clock

Completed applications should be emailed to Louise Chapman at louise.chapman@selfhelpservices.org.uk applications received after this time will not be considered.

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