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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.


Brighton and Hove IMHA
£23,400 per annum

Full Time (35 hours per week)

Mind in Brighton and Hove empowers and supports people who have experience of mental health issues in Brighton and Hove, West and East 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 full time Advocate for the Brighton and Hove area. This role involves providing Independent Mental Health Advocacy, working within the framework of the Mental Health Act 1983 to support people to understand their rights under the Act and participate in decisions about their care and treatment across the area of Brighton and Hove. The post requires experience of managing a client case load, excellent communication skills and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a range of professionals, whilst retaining independence.

In return, 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 clearance

For more information about the role including how to apply, please download our application pack, which contains:

  • About us
  • Application form
  • Guidance notes
  • Job description and person specification
  • Terms and conditions
  • Monitoring form

Please also see our application cover letter.

Closing date:                     Midday on Monday 5th March 2018

Interview dates:              Tuesday 13th March 2018

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.


Receptionist/Administrator
Salary £16,215 per annum pro rata (actual salary £11,582)

25 hours per week 8.30am to 1.30pm Monday to Friday

Mind in Brighton and Hove empowers and supports people who have experience of mental health issues in Brighton and Hove and across Sussex.
We are seeking a part time Receptionist/Administrator for our main office in New England Street, Brighton. This is a key role in the organisation acting as a first point of contact for telephone enquiries and visitors to the office.

The office is busy, with people attending advice and advocacy appointments and members of the public phoning for information. We are therefore looking for someone who can communicate well and is able to respond in a welcoming and helpful manner to people who may be experiencing mental distress or feeling anxious about seeking support.

All successful applicants are subject to DBS clearance

For more information about the role including how to apply, please download our application pack, which contains:

  • About us
  • Application form
  • Guidance notes
  • Job description and person specification
  • Terms and conditions
  • Monitoring form

Please also see our application cover letter.

Closing date:           12 noon Wednesday 7th March

Interview date:        Monday 19th March

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.