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Current Vacancies

Mental Health Personal Independence Co-Ordinators

£26,491 per annum FTE

  • Fixed term contract until 31 March 2023
  • Full time
  • 36 hours per week (worked standard office hours, five days a week Monday to Friday but including some evenings and weekends as required for which time off in lieu will be given)
  • Based at the Mental Health Wellbeing Hub in Central Croydon and out and about in the community
  • Opportunities to work flexibly from home where agreed

Mind in Croydon and the Croydon BME Forum have formed an exciting new partnership, the PIC Partnership to deliver this innovative, explorative project.

We are looking for 6 x Mental Health Personal Independence Co-ordinators (MHPICs). Three will be employed by Mind in Croydon and three by the Croydon BME Forum. These roles involve working directly within the new Integrated Care Network Plus areas (map below) right across the Borough and with clinical partners, including local GPs, in multi-disciplinary teams. As one of our enthusiastic new MHPICs you will be the direct named key worker for a set number of people within the newly formed Mental Health and Wellbeing Hub. You will enable people to develop their own Personal Recovery Plans and support them directly to find and access the support and services available to them in their local community. You will ensure that people are enabled to identify their own goals, needs and wishes and are empowered to achieve them.

To help us deliver this ground breaking project, our MHPICs will be skilled, knowledgeable and empathetic. They will enjoy working with people in a person-centred way. They must be flexible and adaptable in approach and be comfortable working in an integrated, whole-team way with people and professionals across the statutory and community health and social care system.

Mind in Croydon is a registered charity operating for over 50 years, with approximately 40 employees. Croydon BME Forum is the umbrella organisation for Croydon’s Black and Minority Ethnic voluntary and community sector; engaging people, building capacity, and promoting equality and cohesion. Both the BME Forum and Mind in Croydon are equal opportunities employers and welcome applicants from all groups. Details of employment benefits for each organisation can be found by downloading the Terms of Employment documents in the application pack below.

Interviews will be online and are likely to take place on Monday 22, Wednesday 24 and Friday 26 February.

MHPIC Co Ordinator Application Form

MHPIC Co Ordinator Job Description

MHPIC Co Ordinator BME Forum Terms Of Employment

MHPIC Co Ordinator Mind In Croydon Term Of Employment

MHPIC Co Ordinator Map

Closing date for return of completed application forms to: The Head of HR, Mind in Croydon Ltd, 26 Pampisford Road, Purley, Surrey CR8 2NE is Monday 8 February 2021 by 9am. For any queries, call the Head of Human Resources on 020 8668 2210 or e-mail admin@mindincroydon.org.uk.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE.

PIC Partnership

Mental Health Wellbeing Hub Team Manager

  • £36,427 per annum FTE
  • Fixed term contract until 31 March 2023 (with potential to extend)
  • Full time
  • 36 hours per week (worked standard office hours, five days a week Monday to Friday but including some evenings and weekends as required for which time off in lieu will be given)
  • Based at the Mental Health Wellbeing Hub in Central Croydon and out and about in the community
  • Opportunities to work flexibly from home where agreed

Mind in Croydon and the Croydon BME Forum have formed an exciting new partnership, the PIC Partnership to deliver this innovative new project.

We are looking for a Manager for this interesting and varied post. You will be responsible for 6 x Mental Health Personal Independence Co-ordinators (MHPICs). Three will be employed by Mind in Croydon and three by the Croydon BME Forum. The Manager (who will be employed by Mind in Croydon) will have the opportunity to shape the role and the team. Your team will consist of the 6 MHPICs we are recruiting now and there will be the opportunity for up to a further 5 Mental Health Support Workers/volunteers to come on board as the project develops. The role involves working directly within the new Integrated Care Network Plus areas (map below) right across the Borough and with clinical partners, including local GPs, in multi-disciplinary teams. You will have a refreshing and enthusiastic approach to operational design for this ground breaking, explorative work. You and your team will support people to identify mental health and wellbeing goals, and empower them to develop an action plan/Personal Recovery Plan within set targets and performance parameters. The individuals you work with will have a range of mental health and wellbeing issues, including some complex and/or enduring issues.

The ideal candidate will be a skilled, knowledgeable and empathetic person, who enjoys working with people in a person-centred way. They must have substantive previous operational and/or project management experience, excellent communication skills, be resilient, flexible and adaptable in approach and be effective working in an integrated, whole-team way with people and professionals across the statutory and community health and social care system. Ideally they will have previous experience of managing and developing new teams using innovative systems to achieve challenging goals.

MHPIC Manager Application Form

MHPIC Manager Job Description

MHPIC Manager Terms Of Employment

MHPIC Manager Map

Closing date for return of completed application forms to: The Head of HR, Mind in Croydon Ltd, 26 Pampisford Road, Purley, Surrey CR8 2NE is Monday 8 February 2021 by 9am. For any queries, call the Head of Human Resources on 020 8668 2210 or e-mail admin@mindincroydon.org.uk.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE.

Mind in Croydon is a registered charity operating for over 50 years, we have approximately 40 employees. Benefits include an auto-enrolment pension scheme, 28 days holiday pa (33 after 5 years) and the opportunity to work for a genuinely flexible and ‘family friendly’ organisation. Staff are given every opportunity to train and are encouraged to develop. Mind in Croydon is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all groups.

Interviews will be online and are likely to take place on Monday 22, Wednesday 24 and Friday 26 February.

JOB TITLE Community Development Worker – Healthy Homes for all

SALARY £28,000 per annum (pro-rata) (including Outer London Weighting)
HOURS OF WORK 37.5 hours per week), working flexible hours as agreed with the Chief Executive.
 HOLIDAY ENTITLEMENT 25 days per year plus statutory holidays (Pro rata)

The Croydon BME Forum is recruiting a new Community Development Worker, who will be engaging with BAME/Harder to reach Croydon residents around energy issues and offer group and one to one support to residents.  
Healthy Homes for all is a project to increase awareness of domestic energy issues and reduce the risk of fuel poverty amongst harder to reach and BME communities, likely to be disproportionately affected by the impacts of COVID-19, and more at risk of self-disconnection. The project will be led by the Croydon BME Forum which has a long track record of community engagement, with specialist and advisory support from Croydon Council, and is being funded through the national Energy Redress Fund.

The new Community Development Worker will work closely with our Croydon Healthy Homes team to ensure consistent advice is offered across the services, and we have a joined up promotional/engagement strategy, which may involve some joint outreach work.

The closing date for return of completed applications is 5pm Friday 12thth February 2021.
Your application should be returned by email to: recruitment@bmeforum.org
RETURN OF APPLICATION
If you would like to be considered for these posts, please apply by sending the following:
Completed Application Form
Recruitment Monitoring Form [this form helps us monitor and improve our recruitment process to ensure we are accessible to all sections of the community]
Disability Monitoring Form (this form should be returned even if you do not consider that you have a disability in which case please mark the form ‘not applicable’)
To avoid any delay in your application being processed, please ensure you have signed the Application Form (Section G: Declaration).
If you are not able to sign the form electronically, we will accept your email as provisional signature, but we will require you to sign the form when you attend the interview and provide proof of your signature. Acknowledgement of Applications We will acknowledge receipt of your application. Following this, if you do not hear from us within 2 weeks after the closing date, please assume you have not been successful. Interview Details Interviews for these posts will be held online and during week beginning 1 st March 2021 Please note there will be two parts to the interview process:
 1. A Presentation: we would like you do a 10-minute PowerPoint presentation at the start of the interview. The subject for the presentation will be given to you if you are invited to interview.
2. Online – Face to face interview by a panel comprising 3 people: the Chief Executive of Croydon BME Forum, A Trustee and Energy Projects from Croydon Council.
We expect this part of the interview to last for 45 minutes. The interviews will be held online via Zoom or Head Office 56a Mitcham Road, Croydon CR0 3RG Interview Documentation Candidates invited to interview will be required to provide proof of eligibility for employment (for example a document which confirms your NI number).

Application Pack