Tunbridge Wells, Kent (On-site)
£28,000 - £29,300 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Mental Health Resource is an award-winning, independent, local charity working to improve mental wellbeing in our communities through the provision of safe spaces and person-centred mental health support.

Our Hub project provides a wide range of wellbeing activities, peer support groups and 1-1 sessions throughout the week from our base in Tunbridge Wells and out-of-hours support to people at weekends. We enable clients to identify their goals and to support them in their recovery, delivering activities to enhance wellbeing and providing tools and strategies to help them to manage their mental health.

We are looking for an exceptional candidate to lead and manage our Hub project. The successful candidate will have solid experience managing a staff team and have substantial experience of delivering mental health support to a wide range of people including those with enduring and complex mental health conditions.  A qualification in a relevant field or in management will be helpful. 

You will be a collaborative manager, working effectively with clients, colleagues and external stakeholders and will be passionate about ensuring that client voice is at the centre of all we do.  You will need to be able to work on your own initiative and have excellent interpersonal skills.

The role is office-based and may also include some home working where practical. Further details about the project can be found on our website.  

For further information please read the job description and person specification.

How to apply

Please submit a CV and supporting statement (maximum of 2 sides of A4) that clearly outlines your suitability for the role against the criteria provided in the person specification to the Office Manager, Mrs Leigh Attwood.  Standalone CV’s will not be accepted.

An Enhanced DBS check will be required for this role.

Closing date:                           Monday 7th February 2022, 9am                               

Expected interview date:        Wednesday 16th or Friday 18th February       

Mental Health Resource is committed to equality, diversity, and inclusion and we want this to be reflected in the diversity of the people who work for us and we welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and identities.

If you have access needs or require reasonable adjustments as part of the recruitment process, please let us know.


We also offer the following benefits when you join our small team:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement of 25 days per year increasing to 30 days with 10 years’ service
  • 4% pension contribution
  • Employee assistance programme, including a free, confidential telephone counselling service
  • Flexible working policy, and we are committed to enabling you to work as flexibly as possible, within the operating requirements of the charity. 

Charity Registration No: 1049854.

Application Instructions

Standalone CV's will not be considered.
Supporting Statement/Covering Letter must refer to criteria outlined in Job Description/Person Specification

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Refreshed on: 25 January 2022
Closed date: 09 February 2022 at 23:59
Tags: Social Care/Development, Project Management

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