We think Carlisle Eden Mind is a great place to work or volunteer. A place where you can expect to be accepted, trusted and empowered to give your best.
Our team of 20 staff and over 100 volunteers pride themselves on creating friendly and warm working environments.
Volunteer Support Worker
Salary: £19,500 to £20,500
Hours: Full Time - 37 hrs per week
Carlisle Eden Mind has a large and active volunteer base with a strong emphasis on offering volunteering opportunities to those who have direct personal experience of mental distress or are in the process of recovery.
The Volunteer Support Worker will support up to 40 people in recovery from mental health problems in the Carlisle area and will specifically aim to build confidence, personal resilience, and basic workplace skills through the medium of a supported placement within our Carlisle staff team, allowing people to make the journey back into a workplace setting at a pace safe for their mental wellbeing.
Crisis Service Co-ordinators
Salary: £20,000 to £22,500 FTE
Hours: Variable – Up to five 7 hour evening shifts per week - Two posts availible
During 2017 we will be expanding our range of crisis services and we are looking for several suitably experienced new staff members to work within our exciting new evening based community mental health crisis centre in Carlisle.
The Crisis Service Co-ordinators will be responsible for managing referrals into and out of the service, practical crisis interventions and for supporting Peer Support volunteers. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who relishes challenging and dynamic client facing work.
Deadline for applications for both posts is 5pm Monday 6th March 2017.
Job Decsriptions and Application Forms availible to download at the bottom of the page.
Peer Support Volunteers
Are you looking for a rewarding volunteer role? Are you a good listener? Do you want to help support someone through a mental health crisis? Have you had experience of mental health problems yourself? Do you have an evening free?
During 2017 we will be expanding our range of crisis services and are looking for a team of peer support volunteers to work within our exciting new evening based community mental health crisis centre in Carlisle.
The service, based on successful ‘crisis café’ models across the UK, will support people in emergent mental health crisis or those at risk of relapse. The service will run in the evenings from 6pm to 1am, will be based in Carlisle City Centre, and will deliver a range of social interventions aimed at de-escalation of distress, development of Safe/Crisis Plans, self-management and signposting to other agencies. A crucial part of the service will be Peer Support Volunteers.
Many people who have experienced a mental health crisis say that having a safe space, time to be listened to, and to be taken seriously, can be hugely effective in helping them move through their distress. Our team of Peer Support Volunteers will be on call to support individuals face-to-face at the centre, and through our MindLine.
A Role Decsription and Application Form is availible to download at the bottom of the page.
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