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Solent Mind
  • Salary £25,452 - £27,409 pro rata per year (plus enhancements for unsocial hours)
  • Location Portsmouth
  • Job Type Part-time, Temporary
  • Category Support Worker , Care Management
  • Sectors Mental Health
  • Job Reference : CPTLHMay21

Job Description

Do you want to work for an established and respected local mental health charity?

Solent Mind is the leading ­mental health charity across Hampshire 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: CPTLHMay21


Contract: Fixed Term until 31 March 2022

Hours: 24.5 Hours Per Week (across 7 days to include evenings, weekends and bank holidays)

Salary Range: £25,452 to £27,409 Pro Rata Per Annum (plus enhancements for unsocial hours)

Location: Portsmouth

Closing Date: Mon 14 Jun 2021 (Before 9.00am)

Interview Date: TBC

The 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 will provide 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 a Crisis Peer Team Leader, you will lead a team of practitioners in achieving these goals through line management, coaching, supervision and mentoring.


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 agencies

Posts may be subject to a relevant DBS check

Solent Mind welcomes applications from all the communities in which we work.

Appointments are made on merit.

Charity registered number 1081116

Registered with Limited Liability in England and Wales No: 4004500

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