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Why Work for Mind?

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

Peer Support & Volunteer Co-ordinator: Lighthouse Recovery Support

Hours: 28 hours per week (possibility of additional hours which would be optional)
Salary: £22,500 pro rata

Lighthouse Recovery Support at the Allen Centre is a day service for people living in Brighton and Hove with a diagnosis of personality disorder. The service opens 7 days a week providing daily groups and learning and social activities for its members.

We are seeking a creative and enthusiastic worker to take forward the recruitment, training and supervising of volunteers to support the activities of the service. You will also work with the clinical and community programme teams on the development of peer support and supporting members to participate in how the service is run. You must have a track record of successfully engaging and working with people with complex needs and experience of managing volunteers. The role will involve some evening and weekend working.

The service is in partnership with Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and Sussex Oakleaf, with Sussex Oakleaf and Mind in Brighton and Hove

Closing date:  10.00am Monday 1st August 2016
Interview Date:  Tuesday 9th August 2016

The Application pack (below) includes:

  • ‘Job Pack’ (Intro to Mind, Job Description & Personal Specification, Terms and Conditions)
  • Application Form
  • Guidance Notes
  • Monitoring Form

Download Application Pack.zip


Brighton and Hove Community Advocate

Hours: 28 hours per week
Salary:
£22,500 per annum pro rata (Actual Salary £18,000)

Mind in Brighton and Hove empowers and supports people who have experience of mental health issues in Brighton and Hove and West Sussex.  Our Advocacy Services take action to help people say what they want, secure their rights, represent their interests and obtain services they need.

We are seeking to appoint a part-time Community Advocate based in Brighton and Hove. Advocates will be responsible for the provision of independent, professional mental health advocacy primarily within community settings across Brighton and Hove.These posts require an understanding of advocacy, excellent communication skills and experience of managing a client case load.

All successful applicants are subject to DBS.

Closing date: 12pm (midday) Wednesday 3rd August

Interview date: Friday 12th August

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.

The Application pack (below) includes:

  • Job Description
  • About us – Advocacy
  • Application Form
  • Guidance Notes
  • Terms and Conditions
  • Letter to Applicants
  • Monitoring Form

Download Application Pack.zip


Service Manager – West Sussex Advocacy

Hours: 28 hours per week
Salary: £29,528 per annum pro rata for 28 hours (Actual Salary £23,622)

Mind in Brighton and Hove empowers and supports people who have experience of mental health issues in Brighton and Hove and West Sussex.  Our Advocacy Services take action to help people say what they want, secure their rights, represent their interests and obtain services they need.

We are seeking to appoint a Service Manager for our West Sussex services who will be responsible for managing a team of project staff to provide high quality mental health services, ensuring that services reflect best practice and are in accordance with Mind in Brighton and Hove’s (MiBH) policies and procedures. They will work closely with other agencies, delivering services in partnership and identifying opportunities for service development.
This post requires knowledge of advocacy services and experience of managing and delivering mental health services with a strong client focus.

All successful applicants are subject to DBS.

Closing date: 12pm (midday) Monday 8th August 2016
Interview date: Thursday 11th August 2016

West Sussex Service Manager Application Pack

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.


Community Wellbeing Co-ordinator, Brighton and Hove

Hours: 14 hours per week

Salary: £22,500 per annum pro rata for 14 hours (Actual Salary £9,000)
Mind in Brighton and Hove empowers and supports people who have experience of mental health issues in Brighton, Hove, East and West Sussex. We are seeking a community wellbeing coordinator to develop and deliver mental health promotion and wellbeing activities within Brighton and Hove.
The role will have a wellbeing focus and aim to raise awareness and deliver a range of activities, workshops and events with a particular focus on outreach within geographic communities. The post will involve a high level of partnership and joint working with existing services and groups in the city. The post requires experience of designing and delivering workshops other health promotion work and successfully engaging and working with a diverse range of groups and individuals. Knowledge and understanding of mental health issues and their impact is essential.

We offer a range of benefits including 29 days’ leave (pro rata) per year excluding bank holidays, 3% pension contribution and access to a 24-hour Employee Assistance Programme.

All successful applicants are subject to DBS
Closing date for applications: Monday 8th August 2016 at midday

Interview date: Wednesday 17th August 2016

Download Application Pack.zip