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Some of the benefits of working at Mind in Brent, Wandsworth and Westminster include generous annual leave allowances, flexitime scheme, full initial induction tailored to the needs of the role, supported opportunities for training and development, an annual staff conference, an Employee Assistance Programme, a childcare voucher scheme, enhanced maternity and paternity pay and a stakeholder pension.  

Current Vacancies

Activity Coordinator 

Grade & Salary: WM3 SCP14 £20,064 per annum

Hours of work: 37.5 hours per week

Location: Wandsworth

Number of posts available: 6

Mind in Brent, Wandsworth and Westminster are looking for a team of Activity Coordinators to join our new Floating Support service in Wandsworth, which starts service on the 1st of November 2020. There are 6 full-time posts.

Reporting to the Support Lead in the new team, Activity Coordinators will have a caseload of service users living in the borough of Wandsworth. You will be working with these service users to enhance their daily living skills so that they can live independently in the community. You will also be working on developing support plans and risk assessments and working with other service providers and health agencies involved in their care. This is a great entry level opportunity for people who want to work with vulnerable adults and make a difference to their communities.

We are a friendly and growing charity that is passionate about delivering services to improve people’s mental health. Whilst experience is not essential, you will be committed to improving well-being and having a positive impact on people’s lives, impacts that can be demonstrated through practical outcomes. Please see the job description for more information about the role.

Application Deadline: 11:00am Thursday 24th September

Interviews: W/C 28th September

Please email all completed application forms to [email protected] 

Application Form

Activity Coordinator JD

Support Lead

Grade & Salary: WM6 SCP26 £26,962 per annum

Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week

Location: Wandsworth

Mind in Brent, Wandsworth & Westminster has been delivering services and support to people living in Brent, Westminster and other boroughs for over 40 years.

Our aim is to help people in our local communities to have better mental health and wellbeing and to live the best lives possible. To this end, we have recently won a new contract for the provision of a Floating Support service in the borough of Wandsworth.

The role of Support Lead is to provide additional management capacity to the Team Leader and to supervise the 6 Activity Coaches in the new team. The Support Lead will therefore need to be involved in the of a high quality, effective support service, which promotes independence, wellbeing, inclusion and resilience. You will be expected to lead, organise, motivate, develop and support the Activity Coaches and develop their skills and experience and their contribution to the service.

The role of Support Lead will also carry a small case load of complex service user’s cases if and when required.

Application Deadline: 11:00am Thursday 28th September

Interviews: W/C 28th September

Please email all completed application forms to [email protected] 

Application Form

Support Lead Job Description

Unfortunately, we are currently not recruiting for Community Befriending role due to the Coronavirus situation.

Community Befrienders

£8.45 per hour

What do Community Befrienders do ?

We support people experiencing mental health challenges to take on meaningful and satisfying social roles within their local communities. We offer companionship to people who are lonely and isolated and an opportunity to engage with services in the community.  Our befrienders can provide escorts to and from appointments, enable individuals to deal with paperwork and form filling and help people with the tasks related to daily life.

The Community Befrienders are not mental health professionals, but trained befrienders who have an awareness of mental illness/challenges and a commitment to enablement and empowerment.

Hours of work can wary and depend on yours and the service user’s availability.

Interviews for short-listed candidates are held regularly.  Candidates will be notified a week ahead of the interview date & time.

If you are shortlisted, please note that we expect all interviewees to bring along following original documents:

1 form of ID – passport, driving license or a birth certificate – and 2 further documents stating the current address within the last three months – utility bill, bank statement, tax bill and so on. In case you have lived at your current address for less than 5 years, please provide any other addresses you resided at during this period.

To find out more please contact Jasminka Bajramovic at [email protected]

If you would like to apply for this position please send your completed application form to [email protected]. You can also post your application form to: J Abdi, Mind in Brent, Wandsworth & Westminster, Basement, Hopkinson House,  6 Osbert Street, London SW1P 2QU

Application Form

Community Befriender JD April 2019


Assistance with Job Applications

You may find it useful to refer to our Guidance For Applicants when completing your application.

Please note that the vast majority of job roles at Mind in Brent, Wandsworth and Westminster will require a DBS check to be undertaken by the successful candidate.

 

 

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