Birmingham Mind, Closing date: 30 November

We are delighted to be working with our clinical colleagues in Primary Care Networks and GP Practices to ensure that patients receive a better experience; having direct and speedy access to mental health care specialists as well as Navigators to help with a range of social issues; including housing, debt, isolation, poor wellbeing, relationship issues

Primary Care Navigator
Primary Care (Mental Health) Navigation Service x 4 posts
Birmingham & Solihull
£24,633
35 hours per week
AN EXCITING OPPORTUNITY TO BE PART OF TRANSFORMING
MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
Do you live in the West or South of Birmingham?
Do you want to be part of the Transformation of Birmingham and Solihull’s
mental health care services?
Do you want to gain knowledge, skills,
experience in the mental health sector?
WE NEED YOU!
Birmingham Mind is a leading provider of mental health services in Birmingham and
the West Midlands. We offer high quality services that support both recovery and
wellbeing and we actively work with people so that they can be in control of their
lives.
We are delighted to be working with our clinical colleagues in Primary Care Networks
and GP Practices to ensure that patients receive a better experience; having direct
and speedy access to mental health care specialists as well as Navigators to help
with a range of social issues; including housing, debt, isolation, poor wellbeing,
relationship issues.
We are very pleased to be collaborating with our partners, Living Well Consortium
and Better Pathways to deliver a high quality and equitable service.
The Service
The main aim of the Primary Care Mental Health Navigator Team is to work as
part of a collaborative partnership with both Forward Thinking Birmingham (FTB)
staff and Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust (BSMHFT) staff
within primary care setting(s). This service is an integral part of local Primary Care
Networks (PCN) across Birmingham.
The service will see a team of Mental Health professionals, Local Authority,
Education and voluntary sector staff working together to deliver speedy and place
based interventions and support to patients in their community. The service is an
all-age service and will be based in a primary care setting.
The Role
• The Primary Care Navigators will work in a team providing support to patients who
are experiencing poor mental health and wellbeing. You will work collaboratively with
clinical staff and patients to support their recovery; action planning and signposting to
relevant agencies.
• You will input activity and report against key performance indicators and outcomes in
line with service level agreements and requirements from the Senior Recovery
Navigators and Service Manager.
• You will work jointly with partners at The Living Well Consortium and Better
Pathways. Attend team meetings, service reviews, individual supervisions, and
appraisals.
• You will network and liaise with community assets to grow the range and number of
support agencies/organisations to ensure that each area is represented and patients
have choice.
The closing date for applications is Wednesday 30th November 2022
For further information about the role, please contact Fiona Coakley
[email protected] or [email protected] 

visit https://birminghammind.org/get-involved/work-for-us for further information and to apply.