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    JOB TITLE: Access team manager/resource centre
    manager.

    LOCATION: Roseland’s Resource Centre for adults
    with mental health problems in New Malden, Greater London.

    SALARY: £34,000

    HOW LONG IN THE JOB? One year.

    MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES: Managing an access team
    linking people with a serious mental health illness into mainstream
    services.  Focusing on social and leisure activities, adult
    education and the arts, it lets service users contribute to the
    community.

    BEST PART OF JOB: Working with mainstream services
    and the voluntary sector.

    WORST PART OF JOB: People who do not tell you what
    they really think.  It is a tiresome battle to raise the profile
    and importance of social interventions.

    JOB SATISFACTION: 7/10

    NEXT CAREER MOVE: Let’s say I’, happy that
    Liverpool FC is under new management as it might imporve my chances
    to get THAT call.

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