Mental Health First Aider

Head Office · Leeds, West Yorkshire
Department Head Office
Employment Type Volunteer
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation Voluntary

ERS Medical - Mental Health First Aider

 

Mental Health First Aider - Expressions of Interest Advert

(We are hoping to recruit a MH First Aider to each of our UK sites that do not currently have a MHFA in place)

 

We all have mental health – better mental health is good for everyone and recognising this is good for society

 

Introduction: ERS supports the National Mental Health Strategy, to improve the mental health of the nation. 1 in 4 people experience mental health issues every year and £105 billion is the estimated total cost of mental ill health in England per year. To continue our support, ERS are looking to recruit a Mental Health First Aider for each of our UK sites to provide mental health support and guidance to our staff.

Please note, this position is in addition to your current role within ERS Medical

 

Main Duties:

  • Acting as a nominated contact point for individuals experiencing mental ill health.
  • Listening non-judgementally and confidentially.
  • Signposting colleagues to ERS Medical and external support services.
  • Staying alert to immediate risks.
  • Promoting and raising awareness of mental health.

 

Person Requirements:

  • A self starter with plenty of initiative, who can work individually and as part of a team.
  • As the role involves discussions of a sensitive nature, the ability to maintain confidentiality is essential.
  • Commitment to improve awareness of mental health issues.
  • Good interpersonal skills – you may be required to work with leaders across the business to embed a better understanding of mental health issues.
  • Good communication skills, to include empathy and listening skills.

 

To apply, please send a completed expressions of interest form to the advertised listed role located on Bamboo, expressing your passion for mental health and why you believe you are the best fit for this role.

 

The application process will close on Friday 25th September – depending on the number of applications an interview may be held with questions based on your expression of interest.

 

For further information on being a Mental Health First Aider, please use the below link.

https://www.mhfaengland.org

 

If you have any additional questions in relation to this role, please email them to me directly at Hazel.Wild@ersmedical.co.uk

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  • Location
    Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Department
    Head Office
  • Employment Type
    Volunteer
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level
  • Compensation
    Voluntary