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Mental Health Vocational Advisor


Hours: 1 x post of 22.5 hours / 3 days per week
Salary: £24,845.65 - £26,412.10 per annum pro rata
Location: Based at Harrison House in Threemilestone, covering Mid and West Cornwall

The project works with clients who are temporarily homeless, or rough sleeping, to support them with their mental health needs to enable them to live fulfilling lives and achieve their hopes and ambitions.

This is a partnership project between Cornwall Housing, Cornwall Foundation Trust (CFT), Social Care, MIND, First Light and Pentreath.

The Mental Health Vocational Advisor will:

  • Work collaboratively as a multi-disciplinary team, together with the client, the referrer and mental health professionals
  • Provide a wide range of interventions to assist clients with daily health and wellbeing needs, building resilience and improving wellbeing, connecting into community resources
  • Work with the client to identify vocational (education, training and employment) aspirations and to identify a realistic route to achieving their goals
  • Provide practical advice and support to clients, working within a recovery informed approach, taking a holistic view to support people’s recovery to allow them to reach and maintain a rich and meaningful life

A full driving licence and use of a vehicle for work purposes is essential for this role.

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