Mental Health Practitioner (Safe Haven Service)

Mental Health Practitioner (Safe Haven Service)

Hours: 14 hours per week

Salary: £12.51ph

Location: Redditch

Safe Haven Practitioner  

Make a real difference in people’s lives. 

South Warwickshire and Worcestershire Mind is searching for a passionate and dedicated Safe Haven Practitioner to join our team. You’ll provide out-of-hours mental health support in a welcoming and calming environment, helping individuals navigate challenges and build resilience. 

Through its twilight telephone and face to face support, the Safe Haven service aims to: 

  • Prevent escalation of mental health problems and thereby avoid mental health crisis 
  • Prevent unnecessary referrals to secondary mental health services, A&E departments and other emergency out of hours services  
  • Improve mental health and wellbeing  
  • Increase independence and self- management  
  • Reduce isolation  

Main Responsibilities 

  • To provide 1:1 confidential, emotional support as required both over the telephone and face-to-face 
  • To provide advice and emotional support to individuals 
  • To provide a friendly welcome to the Safe Haven to new referrals  
  • To carry out initial assessments and maintain accurate case records 
  • Help individuals develop self-management strategies  
  • To signpost and refer to alternative support as required  
  • Provide engaging and relevant activities on site for the individuals attending 

Are you a great listener with a strong emotional intelligence?  Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment and have a commitment to confidentiality?  If so, we want to hear from you!  

Application Closing Date: 24 May (applications are being constantly reviewed and SWWMind reserve the right to close this deadline earlier)Interviews: Week commencing 27 May, 2024

Full Job Description

Next steps: If you feel this position is right for you please apply here.  The form should take approximately 10 minutes to complete.

When applying, please include the job reference number –  SHP0524