LGBT+ Mental Health Worker

Location: Walthamstow, E17 (initially homeworking until move to new premises during 2024)
Closing Date: 19th Feb 2024

Employment Type: Employed

This is an exciting job opportunity to join a dynamic & committed team, in a key frontline role within our Heads-Out mental health service, which provides individualised mental health plans, crisis safety plans, mental wellbeing workshops, varied mental health support groups, including an LBT+ women trauma support, and a trans & non-binary group; plus LGBTQ+ a mental health befriending support group.

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

Opportunities will include delivery of specialised interventions, taking direct referrals and helping to support & stabilise those at heightened risk and/ or living through mental health crisis, plus psychoeducation workshops and 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.

Full time: 37 hours a week.

You must be available to work 1 fixed evening/ week & occasional other evenings and/ or weekends, if required.

Salary: £27,530 incl. Outer London Weighting.

N.B. Initially you will work remotely, online via home-based working whilst we relocate to new premises.

Closing deadline for submission of application: 12 noon on Monday 19 February 2024.

Interviews will take place between 9.30 – 15.00 on: Thursday 29 February 2024.

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.

elop is a well-established, thriving, and award-winning London based LGBT+ mental health & wellbeing charity dedicated to providing a wide range of high-quality and professional mental health, counselling, and wellbeing support services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans (LGBT+) people.

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