Harrow, Greater London
£31,240 per annum pro rata (Actual £25,000 for 28 hours per week, pay award pending 2020/2021)
Permanent, Part-time
Job description

Mind in Harrow is an award-winning mental health charity based in NW London, just three minutes from Harrow Metropolitan line station. Our dynamic and creative team of 40 full/part-time staff and 100 volunteers are driven by a strong user empowerment ethos. We offer family-friendly working practices including home-working and flexible working days, enabling staff to have a fulfilling career alongside any caring responsibilities.

The postholder has an exciting role, working with a successful and active mental health service user group of trained Service User Representatives (Reps). You will collaborate with NHS and other public sector staff on the frontline as well as engaging with senior decision-makers and local politicians to influence change.

We are seeking a self-motivated team member with experience of empowering people with mental health problems and working in a multi-cultural environment. You will have an excellent understanding of co-design and strong communication skills to engage social excluded groups to participate in the project.

It is essential that you have lived experience of mental health issues yourself or caring for someone close to you. The successful applicant will be required to complete an enhanced Disclosure & Barring service application (DBS).

More details, including the Job Description and Person Specification, can be downloaded in the application pack available on our website.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 6th September at midnight

Interviews: 1st stage 17th September, 2nd Stage 18th September

We are actively working towards equal opportunities. We welcome people from ethnic minorities, LGBT+ and people who have used mental health services.

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Mind in Harrow

Mind in Harrow is a leading mental health charity based in NW London, just three minutes from Harrow Metropolitan line station. We have an exce... Read more

Refreshed on: 25 August 2020
Closed date: 06 September 2020
Tags: Social Care/Development, Advocacy

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