Health & Wellbeing Community Navigator

Medway

This vacancy is now closed

 
Job Category
Community Mental Health
Location
Medway
Salary
£22,259.00 – £27,410.00
Closing date
01/03/2021
Ref
22339
Contract type
Permanent
Total hours per week
37.5
Description

 

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Work with individuals in a co-ordinated approach to develop, implement and review a wellbeing action plan including 1-2-1 and group sessions.
  • To assess the needs of individuals identifying outcomes and determining the type of support required to overcome barriers and achieve outcomes.
  • To undertake, review and amend risk assessments in relation to clients, the activities undertaken and the environment.
  • Refer to services within the funded and unfunded delivery network, which will support the individual in their achievement of wellbeing goals including health behaviour; sports and leisure; arts and culture, statutory agencies and to monitor positive engagement.
  • Signpost to existing community assets within the wider network, which will support the individual in their achievement of wellbeing goals including health behaviour; sports and leisure; arts and culture, statutory agencies and to monitor positive engagement.
  • Ensure an on-going focus on prevention of poor wellbeing through Making Every Contact Count (MECC) linking with public health healthy lifestyles services and support.
  • Participate in case conferences if required with partner organisations, support services and/or other team members where appropriate to ensure a client journey is smooth and consistent.
  • Undertake post programme tracking to identify whether an individual has maintained their level of well-being and identify any risk to achieving this.
  • Supervise and guide the volunteers in order to provide clients with additional support to access community provision, thereby creating a ‘circle of support’.
  • Be fully responsible for all tasks related to the allocated client’s journey including maintaining effective and efficient administrative procedures producing appropriate records, including the updating of client details on MPS.
  • Ensure achievement against service delivery KPIs and individual performance measures and programme outcomes.
  • Provide a quality service that meets 5 Ways to Wellbeing, contractual requirements and related thinking within the mental health sector as well as organisational quality standards.
  • Ensure safe working practices are maintained as set out within Shaw Trust’s policies/procedures as well as operating within service guidelines when clients require crisis support.
  • To encourage client feedback and user involvement as directed through a co-production framework.
  • To build relationships and liaise regularly with GP surgeries aligned to caseloads and to work across the primary care interface with all other stakeholders attending relevant meetings when required.
  • To develop and maintain an in-depth knowledge of the local provision, programme provision of relevant agencies and opportunities pertaining to wellbeing.