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Perceptions of mental health are changing fast – and there’s never been a more exciting time to join us to ensure that anyone with a mental health problem has somewhere to turn for support and advice. Mind in Brighton & Hove is committed to promoting better mental health for everyone with experience of mental distress. There are many benefits to working with Mind in Brighton and Hove. We value and care for the people we serve, the resources entrusted to us and the people we employ. Mind in Brighton and Hove is an equal opportunities employer.

We aim to ensure that no job applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, marital status, race, colour, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, age or disability, and that all appointments are made purely on the basis of merit. Whichever role interests you, you can expect a friendly working environment, excellent benefits and training opportunities.

Current Vacancies

Advice & Information worker (Outreach Lead)

Closing date: 10am on 7 September, 2015

Mind in Brighton and Hove empowers and supports people who have experience of mental health issues in Brighton and Hove and West Sussex.

We are seeking to recruit an Advice and Information Worker for our busy and well established mental health advice service. You will responsible for offering a range of 1 to 1 advice and information to anyone living in the city, including carers and family members with a mental health concern. You will also lead on the development of our outreach sessions including providing talks to a range of groups.

You will require a track record of undertaking advice work and successfully engaging and working with people experiencing mental health issues.

For an application pack, please follow this link:

Hours 28 hours per week £22,500 pro rata. Actual salary £18,000

Closing date : Monday 7th September 10.00am

Interview date : Monday 14th September

  All successful applicants are subject to an enhanced DBS check.

We are committed to equal opportunities and encourage applications from people with disabilities, experience of mental health issues, people from ethnic minorities and of any religion, belief or sexual orientation

crisis help

If you are feeling suicidal or in crisis the best thing is to talk. Speak to somebody you trust or contact a service who can offer you support. If you think that somebody that you know might be suicidal – ask them.

The National Mind Booklets How to Cope with Suicidal Feelings and Suicide Supporting Someone Else both have lots of helpful information.

You can contact your GP or call the NHS 111 number who can help you to access specialist mental health telephone or face to face support.If you are known to mental health services and need urgent mental health support you can contact your care co-ordinator.

At the evenings and weekends, you can contact The Mental Health Rapid Response Service  (MHRRS) on 01273 242220The Samaritans:  08457 90 90 90  offer 24 Hour Confidential emotional support for anyone in a crisis. Can also email jo@samaritans.org, text 07725 909090 or drop-in 10 am – 10 pm at Dubarry House, Newtown Road (near Hove Park Villas) Hove, BN3 6AE.

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