This vacancy has now closed

Mental Health Co-ordinator

  • Part time
  • £25,900 – £28,900 pro-rata
  • Wester Hailes Healthy Living Centre
  • Closing 26th May 2023

  • Advertised from 15th May 2023
  • Hours: 16 Hours per week (subject to review) Wednesday & Thursday 10am – 6pm Permanent


Main duties & responsibilities

• Collaborate with the Services Manager to ensure the service meets its objectives.

• Provide support to a team of mental health practitioners providing therapeutic, emotional and practical support

• Work collaboratively with statutory services such as NHS specialist mental health services and GP’s, to ensure that joined-up, holistic support is offered to families.

• Provide practical support and supervision to Practitioners.

• To develop relationships with academic institutions and promote The Health Agency as a placement provider to trainees looking to carry out clinical hours as part of their course.

• Perform all necessary functions of a placement provider, including completing placement paperwork and taking safeguarding calls while on duty.

• Carry out regular trainee intakes to maintain consistent levels of available therapies – including selecting for interview, interviewing and inducting.

• Assist in the management of the support team in relation to work practice, conduct, absence, supervision, support and the identification of training needs.

• Assist in the induction of new employees and in the recruitment process where required.

• Assist the Services Manager to adequately deploy staff to meet the support needs of people who use the service.

• Assist in the monitoring and administration of the project process and procedures.

• Ensure that all financial and other records are maintained accurately, and that all reporting requirements are met in a timely manner.

• Assist with any further tasks or projects as required.

• Develop effective relationships with other groups and agencies in the area

• Be responsible for maintaining the relevant systems of documentation.

• Provide accurate information and reports as required.

• Participate in training activities and meetings as required.

• Uphold THA’s Code of Practice.

• Other duties, deemed appropriate to this grade, as and when required.

• Work in accordance with all THA’s policies and procedures.

Application notes

For enquiries about the position please contact:

Closing date: 12:00 noon on Friday 26th May 2023.