LGBT+ Mental Health Worker

Location: East London
Closing Date: 5th Jun 2022

Employment Type: Employed

This is an exciting job opportunity to join a dynamic & committed team, in a key frontline role within our Heads-Out (LGBT+ mental health crisis prevention & intervention) Service.

Heads-Out offers individualised mental health & crisis safety plans, mental wellbeing workshops, and mental health support groups; including a group for LBT+ women who have experienced domestic abuse or sexual violence.

Opportunities will incl. delivery of these specialised interventions, taking direct referrals and helping to support & stabilise those at heightened risk and/ or living through crisis.  Whilst the mental wellbeing workshops & group programmes will further enable you to engage, empower & support participants to build confidence, develop skills, strategies & achieve goals to improve, maintain & best manage mental health, increase mental wellbeing, and reduce and/ or prevent future crisis.

This role presents opportunity to work innovatively & responsively, creating new, unique, & informative LGBT+ affirmative resources, crisis support, prevention & wellbeing initiatives; along with having a developmental role in upskilling & supervising sessional staff, trainees, interns & volunteers.

Initially this work will take place remotely, online and via home-based working whilst we progress our covid-recovery strategy & return to in-person operations.

Full time: 37 hours a week. You must be available to work Monday evenings & occasional other evenings and/ or weekends, if required.
Salary: £26,455 incl. Outer London Weighting.

Closing deadline for submission of application: 10am on Monday 6 June 2022
Interviews will take place 10:00am – 3:00pm on: Wednesday 8th June 2022

For further details and to request an application pack please email only: [email protected] with the position you are requesting a pack for in the subject line.

N.B. CV’s are not accepted

elop – is an award-winning London based community-led LGBT+ mental health & wellbeing charity offering a range of support, advice, information, counselling and group support services to lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT+) communities.

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