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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.

 


Independent Mental Health Advocate (West Sussex)

21 hours per week 

Salary £23,400 per annum pro rata (Actual Salary £14,040)

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 two part-time Advocates for the West Sussex area; one based in Worthing; covering Chichester and surrounding area and the other in Crawley and surrounding 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 West Sussex. These posts require an understanding of advocacy, 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 full induction, nationally accredited advocacy qualification and 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:

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

Closing date: 12.00 (midday) Monday 18th September 2017

Interview date: Friday 22nd September 2017 at 51, New England Street, Brighton

 


Office Administrator

21 hours per week 

Salary £22,386 per annum pro rata (actual salary £13,432)

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 an administrator with excellent organisational skills and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team. Reporting to the Business Support Manager you will be contribute to the effective provision of general office administration and reception functions, dealing with premises and facilities issues and HR administration.

The successful applicant will have excellent IT skills and experience of managing and effectively prioritising varied admin tasks, ideally in the charity sector.

All successful applicants are subject to DBS.

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.

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

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

Closing date: 12 noon Monday 14th August 2017

Interview date: Tuesday 22nd August 2017

 


Business Support  Manager

21 hours per week

Salary £27,202 per annum pro rata (actual salary £16,321)

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 highly organised manager to ensure the smooth running of our administration, facilities, ICT, finance, fundraising and promotion activities. You will lead a small administration team and support the governance of the Charity, risk management and compliance.

The successful applicant will have excellent IT skills, good attention to detail and experience of providing business support, ideally in the charity sector.

All successful applicants are subject to DBS.

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.

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

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

Closing date: 12 noon Monday 14th August 2017

Interview date: Wednesday 16th August 2017