Careers

Below are vacancies open at this time.  Should you be interested in working with Richmond Foundation please send your CV and covering letter on hr@richmond.org.mt

  • Nurse (Full-time)
  • Psychology Officers (Full-time)
  • Psychologists, Psychotherapists and Counsellors (Sessional work)
  • Relievers (Part-time)
  • Mental Health Recovery Officer (Full-time)
  • Mental Health Recovery Support Workers (Full-time)

Applicants must be committed to the social inclusion of persons with mental health problems.

Psychology Officers

Psychology Officers will work within the Psychological Support Service to provide brief interventions to individuals seeking aid from Richmond Foundation.

Officers are to maintain the daily running of the service, including scheduling of appointments and they will be the primary contact person for those seeking aid through social media, phone, email or face-to-face. They will be assessing and providing short-term, action-oriented plans to ensure that anyone seeking help is given the relevant information and linked with the appropriate services to address the needs and barriers to health and housing outcomes.

Ideal candidates should be:

· In possession of a university qualification in one of the caring professions such as Psychology

· Strongly motivated to help people in a practical and direct way

· A team player

· Able to work under pressure

· Fluent in both Maltese and English

Nurse
The selected candidate will be assisting in the maintenance and development of all services of the Foundation in relation to processes and procedures related to medication, provision of service, compliance with local legislation whilst also providing care, guidance and information to service users when required.
Duties and responsibilities include:
  • Supervise and monitor medication processes and procedures in all residential services of the Foundation, with frequent visits to the residences.
  • Provide information, support, guidance and training related to medication, including its function and effects, administration, storage and disposal to staff and service users.
  • Assist all units in identifying and rectifying risks, barriers to optimal health and non-conforming practices according to the Foundation’s policies, procedures and local legislation.
  • Assist in developing intervention plans for service users, as required.
  • Educating service users on various aspects of health (including nutrition, hygiene and disease prevention) as required.
  • Assist and intervene as required on other general nursing duties (including the administration of vaccinations, treating wounds and injuries and checking blood sugar levels and blood pressure)
Requirements
  • Holds a Bachelor’s of Science (Honours) in Nursing, Mental Health Nursing or an equivalent qualification
  • Included in the register of the Council for Nurses and Midwives
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication in both Maltese and English
  • Be highly organized and have a strong aptitute for teamwork
  • Preference will be given to candidates having previous experience in a mental health setting
Psychologists, Psychotherapists and Counsellors
Richmond Foundation is currently looking for psychologists and psychotherapists for sessional work.  Ideally, the candidates will have experience with a broad range of conditions including anxiety, stress, grief and loss, behavioural concerns, addictions and trauma.
The individuals interested in this role shall meet the following requirements:
  • Has experience with complex clients & chronic mental health conditions
  • Possess a Masters degree in the relevant field of study;
  • Preference will be given to candidates already in possession of a warrant;
  • Be highly organized and have a strong aptitude for teamwork;
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication in both Maltese and English
  • Have sound moral values & be passionate about working with an NGO
Note:  Those interested are to send contact details of at least 3 references with their covering letter and CV.
Relievers

Richmond Foundation is seeking to employ mature and responsible individuals to work on a casual basis at the Foundation’s residential services. Relievers shall be available to work shifts as requested and be responsible for the following:

  • substitute fulltime staff for day shifts and/or night shifts as the need may be;
  • carry out duties related to the role in a professional manner;
  • ensure that the rules and procedures of the organisation are upheld;
  • act as a role model at all times;
  • supervise residents on the floor;
  • accompany residents as the need may be;
The selected applicant must meet the following criteria:
  • fluent in both Maltese and English;
  • possess good communication and interpersonal skills;
  • be ready to work both day and nights shifts;
  • be flexible;
  • preference will be given to candidates with a qualification in residential care or a related subject and those who have work or voluntary experience in the social field

Mental Health Recovery Officers

Mental Health Recovery Officers assist in the recovery and maintenance of service users.  The Officer will have a caseload and will be acting as a key worker so as to assist allocated service users to formulate and pursue a positive personal development programme with clear, agreed objectives.

Officers are to participate and facilitate groups and programmes that service users would benefit from, as part of their personal and social wellbeing whilst helping to develop and maintain good working relationships with relevant agencies and to promote greater understanding of the nature of mental health difficulties.

Candidates should be:

  • In possession of a university qualification in one of the social and caring professions, including Social Work, Psychology, Occupational Therapy, Mental Health Nursing and Health Care Management
  • Strongly motivated to help people in a practical and direct way
  • A team player
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Fluent in both Maltese and English

Mental Health Recovery Support Workers

Mental Health Recovery Support Workers are to assist in the maintenance of a service. The aim is to support and empower residents to achieve as good a quality of life as possible whilst addressing their mental, physical and personal needs.  The role is to enable each resident to contribute to the service and to promote their capacity for independence within and outside it. They are to participate in the monitoring, evaluation and development of the programme whilst supporting the Mental Health Recovery Officers as requested by their line manager.

Candidates who have:

  • A diploma/certificate in residential care or a related subject will be given preference
  • Work or voluntary experience in the social field will be considered an asset

Successful applicants must be committed to the social inclusion of persons with mental health problems, be fluent in spoken and written Maltese and English, have their own transport and be in possession of a clear driving licence.