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Solent Mind
Closing date
5 Nov 2021

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Salary Band
Annual, £25,000 - £29,999
Contract Type
Full Time
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Do you want to work for an established and respected local mental health charity?Solent Mind is a mental health charity 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.Reference: CPTLHSep21 CRISIS PEER TEAM LEADER (The Harbour - Portsmouth Support & Recovery)Contract: Fixed Term Until 31 Jul 2022Hours: 24.5 Hours Per Week (across 7 days on a rota basis to include evenings/weekends/bank holidays)Salary Range: £25,452 to £27,409 Pro Rata Per Annum (plus enhancements for unsocial hours)Location: PortsmouthClosing Date: Mon 08 Nov 2021 (Before 9.00am)Interview Date: TBC"After a successful launch of the new Harbour service, we have now been running for a few weeks with great success. We have created a mutual bond with the NHS crisis team at St Mary's Hospital and continue to work together to support those in need out of hours. We engage amazingly as a team to teach and guide one another in order to provide the best possible service. Using our own lived experience we create trust and empathy with our service users forming rich relationships that facilitate crisis recovery. We look forward to seeing how the service will develop and evolve over the coming months". - Harbour staff memberThe Harbour Crisis Peer Team, based in Portsmouth deliver peer support to our service users experiencing self-defined mental health crisis (covering Portsmouth, Fareham, Gosport, Havant and East Hampshire areas).The Team provides opportunities for service users to talk through their issues, develop and use coping techniques and link up with longer term support. (This is a remote service and service users can access the service via text, telephone, web chat, video call).Hours will be worked as 4.00pm to 11.30pm shifts on a rota basis, which will include some weekends and bank holidays. Unsocial hours enhancements will apply.You will need to have personal, lived experience of a mental health issue, as well as the confidence and aptitude to calmly and effectively support people who are distressed and/or in crisis.As Crisis Peer Team Leader, you will lead a team of practitioners in achieving these goals through line management, coaching, supervision and mentoring.APPLICATIONS ONLY ACCEPTED VIA OUR SOLENT MIND WEBSITE. Please see the 'WORK WITH US' then 'WORKING AT SOLENT MIND' then'VIEW OUR CURRENT VACANCIES' pages for more information.CV's will not be accepted nor do we accept applications from recruitment agenciesPosts may be subject to a relevant DBS checkSolent Mind welcomes applications from all the communities in which we work.Appointments are made on merit.Charity registered number 1081116Registered with Limited Liability in England and Wales No: 4004500
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