Psychologist/Psychotherapist (Consulting to Leaving Care Team)
Brandon Centre

Salary: £44,000 a year
Contract: Fixed-Term
Duration: 12 months
Working pattern: Part-time, Flexible working, Home or remote working, Annualised hours
Closing Date: 21 February 2021
Job overview

This is an exciting new role for a clinical/counselling psychologist or psychotherapist (child or adult) to provide consultation and training to the Haringey leaving care team, also known as the young adult service (YAS). YAS is made up of social workers and personal advisors. This team supports around 500 young people, including unaccompanied asylum seekers, with very high levels of need. These young people often have quite severe and enduring mental health needs along with other socio-economic needs. The main function of this role is to provide training and consultation to the YAS staff in order to build on their mental health knowledge and skills but also to support their resilience in the work that they do. This post will initially focus on consultation, training and staff support and will not be client-facing. This will be reviewed after 6 months with the possibility of some resulting adjustments to the role as agreed with commissioners, the YAS team and Brandon Centre.

Main duties of the job

The main functions of the post holder are:To provide clinical consultation to the staff in the Haringey YAS team around young peoples mental health and clinical risk including suicidal risk.To provide support to the YAS staff in the form of reflective practice and/or debriefing and staff support groups.To provide training to staff on topics around young peoples mental health.To provide advice and bridging support (help with identifying most appropriate service and with referring in).To support YAS staff to encourage young people to engage with local support services while understanding the different cultural views of mental health and mental health support.Where appropriate, to Provide YAS staff with some psychological formulation to assist them in their interventions.To support the YAS staff to advocate for more mental health provision in Haringey.To use and record outcome measures for consultations and training as well as reflective practice for service evaluation and monitoring.

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Mental Health Community Engagement Worker


Job Title: Mental Health Community Engagement Worker
Responsible to: Mental Health Programme Co-ordinator
Salary: £25,500 per annum pro rata + 6% pension
Hours: Part time (3 days or 21 hours per week)
Based at: Laurels Healthy Living Centre and Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust
Contract: Immediate start, Four-month fixed contract (possible extension)
Closing date: 3 February 2021, 12 noon

Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust and The Bridge Renewal Trust are working in partnership to enable mental health service users aged 18 years old and over to have warm, safe homes and prevent further crisis.

The Bridge Renewal Trust is committed to developing and delivering practical ways that local people can live healthier lives - thus contributing to reducing health inequalities. 

Do you have excellent interpersonal skills? Do you enjoy working in the community? We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Mental Health Community Engagement Worker who will provide practical and emotional support to mental health service users in the community - including shopping, arranging house repairs and accompanying them to appointments. 

We are looking for someone who: is creative and able to solve problems with minimal support, reliable and trustworthy, and able to build rapport with mental health service users.

This is a unique opportunity to join a progressive organisation where we value and reward the performance of our staff.  We are committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. 

To apply, please email or post your CV with contact details of two referees, a supporting statement demonstrating how you meet the requirements set out in the Person Specification and completed equal opportunities monitoring form to: [email protected] or send by post to The Bridge Renewal Trust, Laurels Healthy Living Centre, 256 St Ann's Road, London, N15 5AZ.

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Mental Health Programme Co-ordinator

Job Title:  Mental Health Programme Co-ordinator
Responsible to: Community Empowerment Manager
Salary: £32,640 - £35,700 per annum pro rata + 6% pension
Hours: Full time (36 hours per week) or part time (flexible)
Based at: Chestnuts Community Centre
Contract: Immediate start, Fixed term till 31 May 2021 (possible extension)
Closing date: 11 January 2021, 12 noon

Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust and The Bridge Renewal Trust are working in partnership to encourage service users at risk of admission, or needing support following admission, to come and join a variety of groups and activities with a view to supporting them through a difficult time.

The Bridge Renewal Trust was set up in 2009 to develop and deliver practical ways that local people can live healthier lives - thus contributing to reducing health inequalities.

The Tottenham Talking project aims to engage service users in a range of therapeutic group activities including art, drama, talking therapy, poetry, creative writing, dance, yoga and Zumba. Other activities include cooking, physical activities including using the outdoor gym, walking, games, films, comedy, bingo, arts and crafts and drumming.

We are looking for a Programme Co-ordinator to oversee the delivery this service and lead a multi-disciplinary team comprised of Occupational Therapists, Peer Support Workers and sessional staff. You will be co-ordinating one to one and group sessions for mental health service users in Haringey.

Do you have experience of working with a multi-disciplinary team and developing and co-ordinating one to one and group activities within mental health or similar setting?

This is a unique opportunity to join a progressive organisation where we value and reward the performance of our staff.  We are committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements.

To apply, please email or post your CV with contact details of two referees, a supporting statement demonstrating how you meet the requirements set out in the Person Specification and completed equal opportunities monitoring form to:  [email protected] or send by post to The Bridge Renewal Trust, Laurels Healthy Living Centre, 256 St Ann's Road, London, N15 5AZ.


Mental Health Peer Support Workers

Job Title: Mental Health Peer Support Worker
Responsible to: Mental Health Programme Co-ordinator
Salary: £25,500 - £28,560 per annum pro rata + 6% pension
Hours: Full time (36 hours per week) or part time (flexible)
Based at: Chestnuts Community Centre
Contract: Immediate start, Fixed term till 31 May 2021 (possible extension)
Closing date: 11 January 2021, 12 noon

Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust and The Bridge Renewal Trust are working in partnership to encourage service users at risk of admission, or needing support following admission, to come and join a variety of groups and activities with a view to supporting them through a difficult time.

The Bridge Renewal Trust was set up in 2009 to develop and deliver practical ways that local people can live healthier lives - thus contributing to reducing health inequalities.

The Tottenham Talking project aims to engage service users in a range of therapeutic group activities including art, drama, talking therapy, poetry, creative writing, dance, yoga and Zumba. Other activities include cooking, physical activities including using the outdoor gym, walking, games, films, comedy, bingo, arts and crafts and drumming.

Do you have your own personal lived experience of recovery from mental health challenges? We are seeking enthusiastic and motivated individuals who are willing to positively share their personal experiences and skills with others in order to support clients in their journey of recovery.

We are currently recruiting Peer Support Workers who will be responsible for engaging and supporting service users to develop their skills and confidence to participate in weekly programme of activities. You will plan and deliver activity sessions for service users in one or more areas of the following: healthy cooking, gardening, physical exercises, creative art sessions and employability support.

We are looking for someone who: can establish supportive and respectful relationships with service users, deliver weekly programme of activities in one more of the key areas of activities, and able to communicate effectively with audiences from diverse backgrounds.

This is a unique opportunity to join a progressive organisation where we value and reward the performance of our staff.  We are committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements.

To apply, please email or post your CV with contact details of two referees, a supporting statement demonstrating how you meet the requirements set out in the Person Specification and completed equal opportunities monitoring form to:  [email protected] or send by post to The Bridge Renewal Trust, Laurels Healthy Living Centre, 256 St Ann's Road, London, N15 5AZ.