Andover Mind offers the following benefits:

  • Flexible working
  • Enhanced disclosure cost coverage
  • Comprehensive induction training
  • Mileage allowance of 45p per mile
  • Regular supervision
  • 27 days’ annual leave (increasing 1 day per year of service up to 30 days) plus Bank and Public Holidays
  • Stakeholder pension scheme

If you would like to apply for any of our current vacancies, we would love to hear from you.

Please email a CV and a covering letter, which should be formatted against the headings of the Person Specification and should also include why you would be suitable for this position, to  hradmin@andovermind.org.uk

In addition, we would be grateful if you could also complete and return this Equal Opportunities Form

These posts may close earlier than the stated date if a sufficient number of applications are received.

Youth Counsellors x 2

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of young people between the ages of 13 and 23 living in and around the Winchester area?  

At Andover Mind we are looking for professionally qualified, self-motivated, patient and non-judgemental Youth Counsellors who will be able to make a real difference to young people by counselling them on an individual or group basis.

You will need to establish good relationships, show excellent observation and listening skills, patience, tolerance and sensitivity. 

The aim of the role is to provide children with the opportunity to be heard, to express their feelings and to help them reach their full potential in life.

Hours of work:  2 x Part time posts, 15 hours per week, (days and times will be discussed at interview)
Contract:  Fixed Term (Term Time Only) Contract until end of 2021 academic year
Salary: £15.15 per hour
Location: This position is based in Winchester Secondary Schools 
Closing Date: 9 October 2020

Youth Counsellor job description

Youth Counsellor Person specification

Carer Support Worker

This is an exciting, challenging, but rewarding role which gives you an opportunity to make a difference to the lives of unpaid carers in Hampshire.

It is estimated that there are approximately 133,000 carers in Hampshire with 20% (26,000) providing over 50 hours of unpaid care per week, with many people reliant on support from a carer such a family member or friend in order to maintain their independence and remain living within the community. If you’re looking for a rewarding role where you can bring positivity to people and be present in the community this could be the role for you.

Our valued Carer Support Workers are part of our countywide Carer Support and Dementia Advisor service. They enable carers to recognise themselves in their essential role, to support their own health and wellbeing in order to care, as well as helping them to live positive lives and access the range of support services needed to continue in their caring role and to support them in developing a lifestyle beyond the caring role.

If you have a strong background in Adult Health and Care or are from a similar background and feel you have the right skills and qualities to connect with others we would love to hear from you.

Hours: 30 hours per week – Working Pattern to be discussed at interview
Salary: £17,269.20 p.a. – (£21,586.50 p.a. Full Time Equivalent)
Location: North East Hampshire (Home based – Aldershot area)
Closing Date: 4 October 2020

Carer Support Worker – Person Specification

Carer Support Worker – Job Description

Safe Haven Well-being Advisor – Permanent

This is an exciting opportunity to make a difference in front line mental health services and be part of our Safe Haven team who provide a safe, supportive and therapeutic environment for anyone experiencing a mental health crisis.  

Based in Andover Mind’s Aldershot Well-being Centre, The Safe Haven is an out-of-hours crisis service that provides an alternative to A&E for adults with mental health needs in the North East Hants, Farnham and Surrey Heath locality.  To promote independence, opportunity and recovery for those attending the Safe Haven project we encourage individuals accessing the service to identify their own needs and make their own choices, supporting them to use coping strategies, to recognise their own strengths, as well as to use other resources.

We are looking for committed candidates.  To be part of our team and help us make a difference, experience of working in mental health crisis services is essential as is experience of working with mental health and well-being.

We offer ongoing training and development to all staff.  27 days holiday per year, plus public holidays. 

Hours: Friday 6pm to 11pm or Alternate Sunday afternoons (2nd and 4th Sunday of the month)
Salary: £13.01 per hour
Location: Aldershot safe Haven

Safe Haven Well-being Advisor PS

Safe Haven Well-being Advisor JD 

Safe Haven Well-being Advisors – Zero Hours

This is an exciting opportunity to make a difference in front line mental health services and be part of our Safe Haven team who provide a safe, supportive and therapeutic environment for anyone experiencing a mental health crisis.  

Based in Andover Mind’s Aldershot Well-being Centre, The Safe Haven is an out-of-hours crisis service that provides an alternative to A&E for adults with mental health needs in the North East Hants, Farnham and Surrey Heath locality.  To promote independence, opportunity and recovery for those attending the Safe Haven project we encourage individuals accessing the service to identify their own needs and make their own choices, supporting them to use coping strategies, to recognise their own strengths, as well as to use other resources.

We are looking for committed candidates.  To be part of our team and help us make a difference, experience of working in mental health crisis services is essential as is experience of working with mental health and well-being.

This would be a great opportunity if you would maybe, like to supplement other part-time or self-employed hours.  You will need to be available and flexible to do ad-hoc hours.

We offer ongoing training and development to all staff.  27 days holiday per year, plus public holidays. 

Salary: £13.01 per hour
Location: Aldershot Safe Haven

Safe Haven Well-being Advisor PS

Safe Haven Well-being Advisor JD

 

 

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