Job Details: Mental Health Ireland: Team Leader (Community Café)


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Mental Health Ireland: Team Leader (Community Café)
[Mental Health Ireland]

TEAM LEADER (COMMUNITY CAFÉ)

SPECIFIED PURPOSE CONTRACT – **APPLY ON THE WEBSITE** MONTHS PART
TIME (**APPLY ON THE WEBSITE** HOURS PER) AT GRADE VI, POINT 1,
€**APPLY ON THE WEBSITE**,**APPLY ON THE WEBSITE** PRO RATA

PLEASE QUOTE REFERENCE NUMBER **APPLY ON THE WEBSITE** WITH YOUR
APPLICATION. EMAIL ONLY PLEASE.

CATCHMENT AREA

Community Healthcare West is partnering with Mental Health Ireland to
develop and deliver a Community Café to provide an out of hours
service for people with lived experience of mental health challenges.
MHI are seeking to recruit a Team Leader to lead on this initiative.

The post is guided by the National Framework for Recovery in Mental
Health (**Apply on the website**), Sharing the Vision, and is in line
with Living Life Well / Goal 5 of Mental Health Irelands strategy –
Empowerment – from Ideas to Actions (**Apply on the website** –
**Apply on the website**).

The Mental Health Services of Community Healthcare West provides a
secondary mental health service to adults in Galway Mayo & Roscommon.
Services are primarily community oriented and recovery focussed with
multi-disciplinary community mental health teams working in defined
geographical catchment areas. Specialist teams provide a
multi-disciplinary service in Mental Health & Intellectual Disability,
Psychiatry of Later Life and Rehabilitation and Recovery.

The key purpose of the Community Café is to provide out-of-hours
mental health services and supports in a café environment. This will
occur in an accessible, safe and inclusive space. The aim is to
provide a service to individuals, their family and carers who need
support with ongoing management of mental health challenges. The role
will also involve recovery working practices to assist with navigating
local services and re-engaging with the mental health services.
Individuals who present to the Community Café will be supported
through A&E, if necessary, and under conditions to be set by the
clinical leadership of CHW mental health services

THIS INITIATIVE HAS THREE AIMS:

* To add out-of-hours capacity to support those with mental health
distress
* To demonstrate a socially innovative model for mental health
services and potential for extension to other areas.
* To deliver a service that is person centred based on expressed
need and developed through consultation and coproduction.

THE INITIATIVE WILL IMPLEMENT SOME SIGNIFICANT INNOVATIONS IN PATHWAY
DESIGN:

* To provide significant engagement and contact with individuals
outside of typical service working hours.
* To support some individuals through A&E each evening the Community
Café is open where appropriate and necessary.
* To gauge user satisfaction using a Recovery Star model.
* To demonstrate co-production methods used during the design and
delivery of the service.
* To initiate an evaluation of the initiative and produce a case
study to support and justify further investment, enhancement and
extension of the service.

This position is a **Apply on the website** month fixed term contract,
the post is based in Community Café Galway City Centre

Please forward a CV and covering letter of application to **Apply on
the website**

INTERVIEWS WILL BE HELD ON WEEK COMMENCING MONDAY, **APPLY ON THE
WEBSITE**TH JANUARY **APPLY ON THE WEBSITE**. SHORTLISTING WILL APPLY.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS IS THURSDAY, 6TH JANUARY **APPLY ON THE
WEBSITE** AT 4PM. APPLICATIONS RECEIVED OUTSIDE THIS TIME WITH NOT BE
CONSIDERED.


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Type: Permanent
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Category: Health

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