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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.

 

Community Advocate – West Sussex (35 Hours pw)

Salary £22,500 per annum

Closing date: 12.00 (midday) Monday 10th April 2017

Interview date: Wednesday 19th April 2017 at 51, New England Street, Brighton

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 full-time Community Advocate working across West Sussex, based in Chichester. Advocates will be responsible for the provision of independent, professional mental health advocacy primarily within community settings across West Sussex. This post requires 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 29 days’ leave (pro rata) per year excluding bank holidays, 3% pension contribution and access to a 24-hour Employee Assistance Programme.

You will find the following information about the post below

  • An introduction to Mind in Brighton and Hove
  • A job description and person specification
  • Terms and conditions for the post
  • Application form
  • Monitoring form
  • Guidance notes.
Applying for the role

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.


 

Independent Mental Health Advocate (IMHA) – West Sussex (21 Hours pw)

Salary £22,500 per annum pro rata (Actual Salary £13,500 for 21 hours)

Closing date: 12.00 (midday) Monday 10th April 2017

Interview date: Tuesday 25th April 2017 at 51, New England Street, Brighton

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, predominantly based in Worthing and Chichester. 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 29 days’ leave (pro rata) per year excluding bank holidays, 3% pension contribution and access to a 24-hour Employee Assistance Programme.

You will find the following information about the post below

  • An introduction to Mind in Brighton and Hove
  • A job description and person specification
  • Terms and conditions for the post
  • Application form
  • Monitoring form
  • Guidance notes.
Applying for the role

All successful applicants are subject to DBS clearance

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 (25 Hours pw)

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

Hours of work 1pm to 6pm Monday to Friday

Closing date: 12 noon Monday 10th April

Interview date:  Tuesday 18th April

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.

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.

You will find the following information about the post below

  • An introduction to Mind in Brighton and Hove
  • A job description and person specification
  • Terms and conditions for the post
  • Application form
  • Monitoring form
  • Guidance notes.
Applying for the role

All successful applicants are subject to DBS clearance

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.