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Doing Well Advisor

Posted 5 February by NHS Borders Featured Ended
OUR VALUES IN ACTION?Care and Compassion ?Quality and Teamwork ?Dignity and Respect ?Openness, honesty and responsibilityThe Doing Well Service is an innovative service that guides primary care patients presenting with mild to moderate anxiety and/or depression.You will be a dedicated, conscientious and hard working individual with a mature outlook and relevant life experiences. Exceptional interpersonal skills, warmth and empathy, and the ability to relate to a wide range of people are essential.Experience/training in mental health and/or counselling is not a pre-requisite. The key skill is to work collaboratively and to quickly problem-solve to meet identified needs. The majority of the current or previous Advisers do not have a mental health background.With our unique training and weekly supervision, you will learn to help people to find their own solutions to their problems through the use of self help materials and by linking them up with other relevant agencies.Doing Well Advisers are based in Health Centres and become an integral part of the Primary Care team.Informal enquiries to Jenny Hastings on

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