This is what I know - Yes, it is suitable for recent graduates, (don't necessarily need Masters), you need experience within Mental Health, could be charity, volunteering, Learning Disabilities, etc..
This is the Job Advertisement:
Trainee Graduate Mental Health Worker
Passionate About Mental Health? Do you hold a degree, 2:2 or above? Become a Trainee Mental Health Worker!
Working in Partnership, Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust, Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust, and Middlesex University are offering 60 individuals the opportunity to earn a Post Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Practice; while getting hands on work experience.
The successful candidates will receive a pro-rata Band 3 salary for working three days per week in one of the participating Trusts. The remaining two days shall be spent at Middlesex University receiving a first class education from experienced and knowledgeable Lecturers.
This is a 12 month programme due to start in January 2017. Upon successful completion of the programme you will be in a strong position to begin your career in mental health care.
We are looking for individuals who are truly passionate about mental health and wish to develop a career in this field. We welcome applications from individuals who can demonstrate their ability to work as a team; to use their initiative; to communicate effectively; to build positive relationships with service users; and most importantly their ability to deliver compassionate care.
For further information about Partnership Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust, please visit their website.
For further information about Middlesex University please visit their website.