Job Opportunities with Mind in Bexley and East Kent

Current Vacancies

Senior Employment Advisor Job Vacancy

Senior Employment Advisor Job Description

Full time: 37.5hrs per week
Salary: £35,802 per annum
Application closing date: 31st January 2024

Job brief:
This role is part of an employment advice service, working closely with clinicians working to provide psychological therapies to people with common mental health problems. Previous experience of providing career/employment advice, job retention and job searching activities is necessary.

The contract will end on 31st March 2025 – with the possibility of an extension.

Apply by sending your CV and a supporting statement to: recruit@mindinbexley.org.uk 

Wellbeing Line Coordinator Job Vacancy

Wellbeing Line Coordinator job description

Full Time: 37.5 hours per week
Salary £24,000 per annum
Application closing date: 31st January 2024

Job brief:

You will be required to manage the wellbeing telephone line answering incoming calls. You will become a local expert, gathering and sharing information about local opportunities, activities, and support, bringing people together and supporting them to remain confident and independent in their everyday lives. You will be led by the individuals themselves, to develop a personalised programme of support, building on their own personal strengths and assets.

This role will make sure that the most vulnerable in our communities receive the high-quality support to maintain and maximise their independence, health and wellbeing.

Apply by sending your CV and a supporting statement to: recruit@mindinbexley.org.uk 

Crisis Service – Out of hours – Bank Team Vacancy

Hours: Varied shifts from 6pm–10pm (Monday to Sunday)
Pay: £12.60 per hour
Application closing date: 31st January 2024

The Bexley Crisis Service offers out-of-hours support to adults in Bexley whose mental health is becoming overwhelming. We provide a safe, non-clinical, supportive environment to people experiencing a mild to moderate mental health crisis, as an alternative to attending A&E. Open 7-days a week, the Crisis Café aims are to support residents to stay well in Bexley and develop a wellbeing toolkit that will reduce further risk of harm. You will ensure that the people accessing the service are supported efficiently and effectively in line with the service operational policy and specification.

Apply by sending your CV and a supporting statement to: recruit@mindinbexley.org.uk 

Working for Us

We believe no one should have to face a mental health problem alone. We work to reduce the stigma associated with mental health, support people in their recovery and champion better services for all. We believe that with the right support and resources everybody can create a life that feels meaningful irrespective of the presence of symptoms. Mind in Bexley is a local Mind mental health charity offering an extensive range of support, advice, and information to communities in Bexley and East Kent. The purpose and objects of the charity is ‘to promote the preservation and the safeguarding of mental health and the relief of persons suffering from mental disorder’. We promote well-being and work to reduce poor mental health and the stigma associated with it. We support people in their recovery and champion better services for everyone. We seek to meet these purposes by undertaking a wide range of therapeutic and non-clinical mental health activities within Bexley and East Kent, including direct therapeutic support of individuals, advice, advocacy, recovery and employment services, and campaigning to reduce the stigma of mental health and to raise awareness of mental health issues.

Benefits

We see training and development as an essential investment in its own future and recognise that carefully planned and well delivered training and development increases efficiency and effectiveness at individual and service levels. All staff receive the following:

  • Annual Leave

35 days, including bank holiday entitlement (pro rata for part time staff)

  • Flexible Working

Part-time/full time hours available for this post, a combination of office-based, community outreach, remote working and adjustable shifts (if needed)

  • Group & Individual Supervision

Personalised individual supervision with your line manager, including bi-monthly debrief meetings online or at alternating venues

  • Induction

A full induction for your job role and working environment, this includes a specific training programme pending on your role and service area

  • Learning & Development

Ongoing investment in professional development, including accredited Continuous Professional Development (CPD) training and recognised mental health courses. All staff are offered the opportunity to become a Mental Health First Aider

  • Pension Scheme
  • Work in your Local Community
  • Join us and work closely with our external partners to help shape our organisation, contribute to our policies, strategies and future development and help those who are suffering with their mental health and wellbeing
  • Staff discounts
  • Staff Health and Wellbeing
  • Opportunity to engage in wellbeing activities and support
  • Access to free digital counselling and support