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Vacancy Details - Oldham College

Community Wellbeing Apprentice

About the employer:
We provide a variety of services for our clients. They pride themselves on finding new and effective ways to help people with their mental wellbeing in the way which best suits them.

Overview of the role (what will the learner be doing and what will the learner gain):
To be responsible for the client delivery aspects of the Community Early Intervention service, as part of an exciting IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) Plus model across Oldham. This includes one to one early intervention work and delivery of Therapeutic groups/taster sessions.
This post involves working with a wide team of practitioners, community development workers, volunteers and the wider Adults/Children & Families directorate. As a result you will be actively involved in the development of the service and the best way marginalised communities can have the access to mental health services that can have a positive impact on their wellbeing.

Training to be provided (Qualifications to be gained):
Lead Adult Care Worker Standard
L3 Diploma in Adult Care
Functional Skills in Maths and English Level 2

Desired skills:
Ability to manage and achieve targets including data collection and input
Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of individuals
Ability to build strong working relationships with partners
Ability to prioritise own workload to meet deadlines
Effective verbal and written communication
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Ability to work pro-actively and independently
Ability to respond to problems and implement solutions
Ability to manage and respond to change and uncertainty
Ability to travel across the geographic area of TOGMind
Ability to manage professional boundaries
Ability to undertake any other reasonable tasks requested

Desired personal qualities:
A commitment to providing effective high quality services (E)
A willingness to embrace change and the unknown (E)
A desire to develop services and take on new challenges (D)
A willingness to develop and maintain positive working relationships (E)
Emotional resilience and ability to manage own wellbeing (If applicable) (E)
A commitment to achieving targets (E)

Future prospects:
A full time role within the Early Intervention Service.

Vacancy description:
To work as part of the Community Early Intervention department team in the day to day running of all aspects of the department.

Responsibility for the planning and organisation of straightforward tasks, activities or programmes, some of which may be ongoing.

Responsible for implementation of policies for own work area and proposes changes to work practices or procedures for own work area.

Responsible for the safe use of equipment

Responsible for providing and receiving routine information orally, in writing or electronically to inform work colleagues, clients, carers, the public or other external contacts

To make judgements based on facts or situations, some of which require analysis

To work in partnership with a wide range of partners, key stakeholders and communities.

To provide basic clinical advice

To research further funding opportunities for the department, including increasing unrestricted funding to support in overall sustainability for the department

To take responsibility to ensure all projects are monitored and evaluated effectively for safety and key stakeholders.

To be responsible for achieving all outcomes and outputs related to key projects

Carry out any other reasonable tasks as requested by relevant manager

Desired qualifications :
Maths and English grades 3+ (A-D) or equivalent

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