We aim to bridge the gap between disadvantaged communities and the rest of the city - working to address deprivation in West Birmingham & London by supporting those with, or prevent them from experiencing mental health problems!
Provide high & low intensity 121 & group therapy within a stepped care model for adults &/or youth (if experienced in this area) with common mental health problems, including depression & a range of anxiety disorders.
Main tasks of job:
Have a passion for helping disadvantaged people within the IAPT service. Provide therapy support to clients from NHS, GP, Police Station, Hospital referrals, other referrals & sourced by yourself. Contribute to secondary services like Counselling & others. Manage admin for your clients & ensure trust, privacy & confidentiality for clients & the organisation.
Licences, Registrations and Qualifications:
We provide a unique service that works on mental health prevention, short term interventions and through our secondary services long term interventions. We provide support to clients through helping them gain the tools and knowledge to overcome root issues causing or that may cause mental health problems or crises through our secondary services and through signposting clients to specialist services or advise.
We are a network of third sector organizations working to improve the mental health and wider well-being of local people, especially those who are most in need, through the provision of high quality, responsive and specialist free services and initiatives. By supporting us through volunteering you could help us keep providing a free service and opening the doors for more disadvantaged adults, youth and kids in order to prevent mental health crises and suicide and help empower our disadvantaged communities.
Since COVID we have had allot more cases of high risk clients and through this additional volunteering support you will help our organization continue to supporting both high risk and low risk clients within Birmingham, London or around the UK remotely online and as a result saving lives.
All volunteers will receive regular clinical supervision and have access to a private 24 employee support helpline including personal counselling. You will work as part of a team and you will also need good administrative, time management and communication skills.
Please provide a CV and cover letter explaining why you would like to support our charity and why you think you are the right Volunteer for this role.