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Primary Care Navigator

Birmingham Mind is a leading provider of mental health services in Birmingham and the West Midlands, offering high quality services that support both recovery and wellbeing and actively works with people so that they can be in control of their lives.  With respect for the individual at the forefront of all work, Birmingham Mind has a well-earned reputation for excelling in quality.

Birmingham Mind are collaborating with, Living Well Consortium and Better Pathways to deliver a high quality and equitable service.

The Primary Care Navigators will work in a team providing support to patients who are experiencing poor mental health and wellbeing, working collaboratively with clinical staff and patients to support their recovery; action planning and signposting to relevant agencies.

Outline Terms and Conditions

  • Working hours: 35 hours per week
  • Salary: £24,633 pro rata
  • 4 posts available
  • The closing date for applications is Wednesday 30th November 2022

The Service

The main aim of the Primary Care Mental Health Navigator Team is to work as
part of a collaborative partnership with both Forward Thinking Birmingham (FTB) staff and Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust (BSMHFT) staff within primary care setting(s). This service is an integral part of local Primary Care Networks (PCN) across Birmingham.
The service will see a team of Mental Health professionals, Local Authority,
Education and voluntary sector staff working together to deliver speedy and place based interventions and support to patients in their community. The service is an all-age service and will be based in a primary care setting.

The Role

  • The Primary Care Navigators will work in a team providing support to patients who
    are experiencing poor mental health and wellbeing. You will work collaboratively with
    clinical staff and patients to support their recovery; action planning and signposting to
    relevant agencies.
  • You will input activity and report against key performance indicators and outcomes in
    line with service level agreements and requirements from the Senior Recovery
    Navigators and Service Manager.
  • You will work jointly with partners at The Living Well Consortium and Better
    Pathways. Attend team meetings, service reviews, individual supervisions, and
    appraisals.
  • You will network and liaise with community assets to grow the range and number of
    support agencies/organisations to ensure that each area is represented and patients
    have choice.

Further Questions?

For further information about the role, please contact Fiona Coakley fionacoakley@birminghammind.org or Mattwills@birminghammind.org visit www.birminghammind.org.

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