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All Mental Health

Centre of Wellbeing, Training and Culture Mental Health Act Awareness Event

12 September, 2018 - 10:00 to 13:00

Centre of Wellbeing, Training and Culture (CWTC) is hosting the following event to raise awareness of the Mental Health Act and educate people on the facts.

Profesional Speakers will discuss the following topics:
• Understanding the Mental Health Act 1983
• Mental Health Act assessments - how they work
• What is being Sectioned?
• Involuntary Admission
• Rights of nearest Family member
• Tribunals
• Independent Mental Health Advocate
• Care at home after an involuntary admission to hospital

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Advice Team Leader at Manchester Mind

Manchester Mind is working collaboratively to help the young people who are most likely to face crisis – This is a partnership project to provide advice to 18 to 25-year-olds who have mental health problems, are disabled and/or are homeless. Manchester Mind are recruiting someone to have lead responsibility for this exciting Big Lottery Funded Programme.

17.5 hours per week
£29,055 (pro rata) £14,527 (actual)
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Counselling Team Leader – Children and Young People Services at Manchester Mind

Manchester Mind believes in the power of listening and feeling heard and that a better understanding of mental health benefits everyone.

Manchester Mind do this by providing a range of services across Manchester to young people and adults. To help to increase the counselling provision to young people Manchester Mind are recruiting to a new post of Counselling Team Leader. This is a Big Lottery funded post.

The counselling team leader will set up volunteer counselling placements alongside our existing counselling provision.

17.5 hours per week
£14,527 (actual) per annum
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Advice Drop-In Worker at Manchester Mind

Manchester Mind believes in the power of information and advice and that by providing good quality and timely advice we can make a difference to people’s lives.
Manchester Mind is committed to providing advice in areas of social welfare law to people with mental health problems. One of the main access points to advice is through twice weekly drop-ins, which are also supported by volunteers.

The Advice Drop-in worker will provide an accessible and welcoming drop-in for Manchester residents who are struggling with issues particularly around welfare benefits.

17.5 hours per week
£21,693 pro rata (£10,846 actual)
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National Suicide Bereavement Survey

15 Jun 2018 - 10:23 by michelle.foster

Dr Sharon Mcdonnell, is leading a national suicide bereavement survey, conducted by the University of Manchester and Support After Suicide Partnership. Anyone, aged 18 and over, in the UK, who considers themselves bereaved or affected by suicide (including professionals e.g. police and ambulance staff etc.) who might be exposed to such deaths can participate. You will be asked to complete an online survey which will identify your experiences and needs, to help inform the developments of services for those bereaved by suicide in the future.

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Meeting with Transport for Greater Manchester (Travel Passes)

18 July, 2018 - 13:30

The Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) system is completely out of date with the changes. Many patients with Severe and Enduring Mental Illness that would be entitled to a travel pass are unable to access to obtain this necessary entitlement, which is putting patients at serious risk they are unable to get out of their homes and keep appointment or therapies.

Suicide Bereavement UK’s 7th international conference – Suicide Bereavement: Breaking the Silence

26 September, 2018 - 08:15 to 16:30

This international conference is a collaboration between Suicide Bereavement UK and Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust.  It provides a platform whereby individuals can network, learn from each other and share good practice in this newly developing field in the UK.

Cost:  £120 + VAT

PABBS Evidence-based suicide bereavement training – November

Suicide Bereavement UK specialise in developing and delivering evidence-based suicide bereavement training.

This one day workshop is delivered by two trainers who have considerable knowledge and expertise supporting families bereaved by suicide.

Aim of the training
To provide health professionals with an opportunity to build their confidence and skills caring for parents bereaved by suicide

6 November, 2018 - 09:00 to 16:30
Pendulum Hotel, Manchester, M1 3BB