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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.

Mind in Brighton and Hove is committed to equal opportunities and values diversity in its workforce. We are committed to recruiting the best possible people to each position in our organisation and aim to recruit a workforce that reflects the communities we serve.  Mind encourages applications from everyone, irrespective of age, disability (including experience of living with mental health issues), gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership and pregnancy and maternity.

Whichever role interests you, you can expect a friendly working environment, excellent benefits and training opportunities.


Trainee Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners (PWPs)

Full Time 37 hours per week

Salary £19,409 per annum 

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 offering an exciting opportunity to join a growing team based in a highly regarded local mental health charity. You will receive high quality training alongside gaining clinical experience working therapeutically with patients experiencing common mental health problems such as depression and anxiety.

The PWP team at Mind in Brighton and Hove is part of Brighton and Hove Wellbeing Service.  A partnership of four organisations (Mind in Brighton and Hove, Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, HERE, and YMCA Downslink Group) with a track record of providing high quality services to the communities of Brighton and Hove, Brighton and Hove Wellbeing Service is a complete Primary Care Mental Health service.

As a trainee PWP you will study for part of each week on the Advanced Practice in Psychological Wellbeing, a BPS accredited course.  Successful completion of which will lead to eligibility for accreditation as a Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner with the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapists (BABCP).

The course includes a rich range of learning experiences which equip you to engage and assess clients with common mental health problems, deliver evidence based treatments, and understand the importance of client values, culture, and diversity.

While many PWPs are psychology graduates this is not a necessity.  Applications are welcomed from people with experience working in mental health or similar services who may not have been in education recently. For more information visit www.surrey.ac.uk/postgraduate/advanced-practice-psychological-wellbeing-pgcert-2018

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

  • About us – information about Mind in Brighton and Hove and its services
  • Application form
  • Guidance notes
  • Job description and person specification
  • Terms and conditions
  • Monitoring form

Please also see our application cover letter.

All successful applicants are subject to DBS clearance.

Closing date : 12 noon Tuesday 14th August 2018

Interview date :  week commencing 20th August 2018

Mind in Brighton and Hove is committed to equal opportunities and values diversity in its workforce. We are committed to recruiting the best possible people to each position in our organisation and aim to recruit a workforce that reflects the communities we serve.  Mind encourages applications from everyone, irrespective of age, disability (including experience of living with mental health issues), gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership and pregnancy and maternity.

T: 01273 66 69 50
e: info@mindcharity.co.uk


Senior Employment Advisor – 35 hours per week

Salary £26,565 per annum

Fixed term until March 31st 2020 (with possible funding extension)

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 to recruit a Senior Employment Advisor to lead our Employment Advice Team, providing skills based interventions, information and practical support to help people receiving IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) services to remain in, return to and find work.

The Team is part of the Brighton and Hove Wellbeing Service, a primary care mental health service delivered by a partnership of four organisations: Mind in Brighton and Hove, HERE, Sussex Partnership Foundation Trust and YMCA Downslink Group.

Working closely with IAPT therapists, you will ensure that there is a clear pathway for people wishing to access employment advice and will support a small team of Employment Advisors to carry a caseload of individuals who need support to gain or retain employment. You will also lead on building relationships with employers and other agencies, including Job Centre Plus.

You will have a track record of undertaking employment related work and successfully engaging and working with people experiencing mental health issues. Experience of partnership working and a commitment to the recovery model are essential.

The post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

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

  • About us – information about Mind in Brighton and Hove and its services
  • Application form
  • Guidance notes
  • Job description and person specification
  • Terms and conditions
  • Monitoring form

Please also see our application cover letter.

Closing date : Monday 27th August 2018

Interview date :  Friday 7th September 2018

Mind in Brighton and Hove is committed to equal opportunities and values diversity in its workforce. We are committed to recruiting the best possible people to each position in our organisation and aim to recruit a workforce that reflects the communities we serve.  Mind encourages applications from everyone, irrespective of age, disability (including experience of living with mental health issues), gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership and pregnancy and maternity.


Mental Health Engagement Co-ordinator

Brighton and Hove

Salary £23, 400 (pro rata)

14 hours per week

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

We are seeking to appoint an experienced and creative person who will be responsible for  developing and undertaking mental health engagement and consultation work with adults and young people (aged over 16) with lived experience of mental health issues living in Brighton and Hove.

The role will support people with lived experience of mental health issues to use their experience and knowledge to help inform and improve the way mental health and wellbeing services are developed and commissioned in the city.

Experience of undertaking service user consultation activities and working collaboratively will be required along with a genuine interest and understanding of mental health issues and a commitment to the value and principles of participation work and co-delivery.

We are looking for someone who is highly motivated to support people, passionate about working collaboratively with others and has experience of undertaking project co-ordination.

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 – information about Mind in Brighton and Hove and its services
  • Application form
  • Guidance notes
  • Job description and person specification
  • Terms and conditions
  • Monitoring form

Please also see our application cover letter.

Closing date:             Tuesday 28th August midday     

Interview date:           Wednesday 5 September            

Mind in Brighton and Hove is committed to equal opportunities and values diversity in its workforce. We are committed to recruiting the best possible people to each position in our organisation and aim to recruit a workforce that reflects the communities we serve.  Mind encourages applications from everyone, irrespective of age, disability (including experience of living with mental health issues), gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership and pregnancy and maternity.