Salary range: £33,291 - £38,799 p.a. inc.(up to £45,585 if AMHP qualified)
Hours of work: 36 hours per week
Location: Brondesbury Road, Kilburn and other locations from time to time
An exciting opportunity to join the Early Intervention Service in Brent and be part of this multi-disciplinary Community Mental Health Team based in Kilburn
Brent is a tremendously vibrant London borough where the iconic arch of Wembley Stadium dominates the skyline. Spanning both inner and outer London, it is a borough of huge contrasts in terms of its economic, environmental, ethnic and social make up. Brent’s diversity is evident to all who visit our borough and our long history of ethnic and cultural diversity has created a place that is truly unique and valued by those who live and work here.
The council is pursuing a far-reaching transformation agenda that better meets the needs of our community so it is an exciting time to join us.
We are currently recruiting to our Early Intervention in Psychosis Service (EIP). EIP is an exciting area to work in as it is at the forefront of mental health research and aligned to deliver evidence based care for those experiencing First Episode Psychosis. If you are looking for a new challenge where you will be able to make a real difference supporting the recovery of young people/ adults then this is the job for you.
We are looking for team players who are passionate about early intervention and who are able to place service users at the centre of their care. The successful applicant will hold of caseload of individuals experiencing a first episode of psychosis, ranging in age from 14-35 years of age. The successful candidate will be committed to working with individual's strengths in order to maximise autonomy and to deliver NICE concordant care for First Episode Psychosis.
Mental Health Services in Brent are provided in integrated teams managed by Central North West London Mental Health Trust in partnership with the Local Authority. Social Care is firmly embedded in the service and social workers have a clear identity supported by Senior Social Care Staff within the team and Social Work Forums. Social Work expertise is highly valued within the multi-disciplinary team and opportunities for training and development are available both through the Local Authority and Trust.
We are actively recruiting AMHPs at present and the AMHP role is well embedded and supported within the service.
Closing Date: 12 January 2020 (23:00)Additional Information
Brent Council values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this and therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.
Applications are particularly welcome from people with a disability as they are under represented across the council.
We are committed to safer recruitment and safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Before you join Brent Council, you will need to provide your National Insurance (NI) number and undergo a Home Office Standard I.D. check.
All successful applicants will be required to apply for a Enhanced and barred from working with adults DBS Disclosure.
Please note CVs will not be considered as part of your application for this position.