Stratford, Greater London
£41,826 per year
Contract, Full-time
Job description

Blue Light Programme Manager MIND100945

Stratford Office, London

Salary £41,826

Fixed Term Contract – 28.02.2022

We’re Mind, the mental health charity. We won’t give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets support and respect. We provide advice and support to empower anybody experiencing a mental health problem and we campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.


Mind’s Blue Light Programme, funded by The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s COVID-19 Response Fund, seeks to provide tailored support for the mental health of ‘Blue Light’ emergency services personnel following the outbreak of coronavirus.


The Programme Manager will be responsible for leading on the development, mobilisation and implementation of a large-scale programme across England and Wales that looks to ensure that the right information, advice, peer support services and training are easily accessible to emergency services personnel to support their mental health and wellbeing following the Covid-19 pandemic.


The delivery of this pilot will contribute to Mind’s goal of supporting 1 million people to have good mental health at work by 2021.


We’re looking for candidates who have demonstratable experience of developing, mobilizing and leading large-scale programmes/projects involving multiple stakeholders, preferably within a workplace setting. With financial and budget management experience, you’ll have the ability to engage people in the design, development and delivery of funded programmes, included through a generated network and will have excellent verbal and written communication skills.


Candidates with an understanding of the issues faced by emergency services in relation to mental health and wellbeing, Mind and its networks and an direct or indirect experience of mental health would be desirable, however is not essential.


Mind is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff, and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.


Mind reserve the right to close the vacancy to applications earlier, should we receive a high volume of strong candidates – therefore we encourage an early application.


Please refer to the Job Description whilst completing your application.


This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.

Refreshed on: 09 October 2020
Closed date: 12 October 2020
Job ref: MIND100945
Tags: Management