Central Notts Mind

Location:
Mansfield and Ashfield

 

Mind

 

 

 

 

 

 

Service description

Mind provides localised services for people with enduring mental health issues. These include advice, information, day centres and social integration opportunities.

 

Learning opportunities

• Experience of working with people with enduring mental health needs

• Working with people with challenging behaviour

• Experience of working in a rehabilitation service

• Working with service users with moderate learning disabilities and complex needs

• Experience of working with alcohol and substance misuse

• Legal and policy issues relating to people with mental health issues. Including Mental Health Acts 1983/2007 and Mental Capacity Act 2005

• Understanding safeguarding vulnerable adults, supporting people and care standards.

• Practice within the principles of anti-discrimination, anti-oppression and equal opportunities

• Broad scope for strategies of intervention and being able to explore putting theory into practice

• Multi-disciplinary and multi-agency working including attendance at Care Programme Approach meetings and reviews

• To access challenging behaviour teams and assertive outreach teams

• Assessment and management of individual’s needs and risk

• Person-centred care planning, monitoring and review

• Support planning in line with the recovery model

• Facilitation of daily living skills including income maximisation and budgeting

• Partnership work

• Liaison with parents/carers

• Crisis intervention

• Practice within a emphasis on reducing dependency and focus on promoting life skills/recovery and greater social inclusion

• Supporting individuals to achieve improved mental health

• Facilitate opportunities to maintain and develop existing relationships as well as enhancing self-esteem and confidence

• Skill teaching/facilitation work to assist individuals to reach skill levels sufficient to enable moving on to more independent living

• Communication and behaviour management skills

• Duty of care

• Learn about medication and relative side effects

• Motivational techniques

• Valuing diversity

• Promoting social inclusion by encouraging service users to create and maintain links with the local community

• Systematic record keeping

• Service quality monitoring

• Understanding valuing people policy and supporting people requirements

• Networking with other professional agencies, both statutory and voluntary sectors

• Opportunity to work in a team, one-to-ones and group work

• Contribute to effective running of the team

 

Additional information

We have a number of sites so travel is necessary to fully benefit from the placement. Use of a car would be advantageous. 

*This is not a Framework service