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Personal Health Budget (PHB) Advisor - 1 Year FTC

Personal Health Budget (PHB) Advisor - 1 Year FTC

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Community Support Services, Social Care & Housing

  • Contract type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £30000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Rob Muddiman

  • Contact email:

    healthsocialcare@tpp.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    30000

  • Salary low:

    30000

  • Job ref:

    J69929RM_1553611643

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Duration:

    1 Year

  • Expiry date:

    2019-04-25

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Our client is an advocacy project charity that helps marginalised communities to speak up, understand their rights and make choices and they have an exciting vacancy for a Personal Health Budget (PHB) Advisor to join their team for a year, to be based in the City and Hackney.

As a Personal Health Budget (PHB) Advisor you will work with mental health service users to develop innovative solutions and choices to help them achieve their recovery goals with a personal budget.

Duties will include:

  • To use a person-centered approach to enable the service user to access a range of services and activities to successfully achieve their recovery goals
  • To actively promote the use of personal health budgets within local mental health services.
  • Championing the user's voice and empowering them to make decisions regarding their own care and support
  • Improve service users experience of discharge from secondary mental health care
  • Partnership working with Mental Health services to support access to Personal Health Budgets for Service Users

Key attributes will include:

  • Experience of working with people with mental health issues and an understanding of the issues they face
  • Experience of work with a range of mental health professionals
  • Ability to listen and build trust, to encourage people to express their own views and to represent clients' self-defined interests
  • Effective in working with a wide variety of stakeholders ranging from commissioners to service users and colleagues
  • Proven experience of running and evaluating projects or services

For more information please email rob.muddiman@tpp.co.uk

Closing date = 1 April

Interview date = 12 April