We have an exciting opportunity to lead a team of Covid Resilience workers in County Durham. The Covid Resilience Hub provides a multi-agency community-based approach to support to people impacted by Covid 19 living in County Durham. You should be experienced in the delivery of evidence-based health interventions, particularly working with disadvantaged communities to make a positive difference.
The County Durham COVID-19 Resilience Team aims to provide a dedicated package of support to help improve mental health and resilience of people across County Durham who have been impacted by COVID-19. The team will be proactive, multi-disciplinary and forward-thinking. Dedicated to supporting local people and communities they will embody PCP’s values.
The COVID-19 Resilience Team Coordinators and Workers will work in a range of place-based and other settings and support the development and delivery of focused outreach work. Your role within this team will initially aid the implementation of the service, assessing individual patients, managing a caseload and ensuring the service delivers effective motivational and behavioural interventions to service users.
The post holder will be an effective team leader with the ability to maintain an open dialogue with all individuals involved in supporting the service user within the community. Responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of service user support and action plans.
To work towards and participate in the model of support appropriate to area i.e. motivational interviewing and behavioural change interventions with and be responsible for a delegated case-load, with support from the clinical team when required.
To carry out service evaluations in line with the project plan and learning from best practice in order to develop new services/activities for the community, based on identified need.
To promote and deliver mental health improvement programmes and training to individuals and groups to support the delivery aims.
To ensure appropriate information and resources are available for staff and members of the public for individuals to make changes to their behaviour that have a positive impact on their health.
You will be confident to work with people in clinical and community settings, forging working relationships and escalating upwards when necessary.
Closing Date: Midnight Sunday 31st October 2021
Proposed interview date: Tuesday 16th November 2021