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  • Working for a cause you believe in and feel passionate about makes for a great workplace. Across our charity we are constantly building upon the services and support we provide and looking for new ways to support those who use our services. To very good reasons to encourage talented and dedicated people like you to join us and help make our aspirations happen.

Here’s what our staff tell us about working for us:

I enjoy being part of a friendly and helpful team that really wants to provide good services to the people we support. Our Trustees are friendly and approachable and very visible creating a feeling that we are one joined up team. -Glenn


Why join the great team at Mind in Somerset?

Some of the benefits of working at Mind in Somerset include a flexitime scheme, full initial induction tailored to the needs of the role, supported opportunities for training and development, an annual staff conference, a childcare voucher scheme, and a generous pension scheme.  


Current Vacancies:

Female Mental Health Support Worker

Reporting to:                           Chief Operating Officer

Salary:                                    £23,000 per annum based on FTE 37hrs/week (£12,432 pro rata)

Pension:                                 Up to 6%

Contract:                                 Fixed contract until 31st March 2021

Hours required:                      20 hours per week

Location:                                 Home based in Northern Devon & within partner Encompass South West Offices in Barnstaple

Holiday:                                   20 days plus 8 days bank holidays (pro rata per annum)

Job Purpose:

To provide mental health input to the new Women’s First Project developing a range of gender informed and trauma informed services for women and agencies working with women to reduce and prevent homelessness across Northern Devon.

 

Main responsibilities:

  • To provide mental health support to women who are homeless, rough sleeping or living in temporary accommodation.
  • Develop a peer support framework at engaging women with lived experience of homelessness.
  • To work with Encompass South West and NDADA to deliver the outcomes of the Women’s First Project.

You can find a copy of the job description Here

If you are interested in this position please email an application form to Andrew Pritchard, Chief Operating Officer to [email protected] with ‘Women First’ as the subject line.

Download an application form here.

 

Therapists Assistant

Reporting to:                           SUCH Project Manager

Salary:                                    £1,344.20 per annum (£10.34 per hour)

Pension:                                 Up to 6%

Contract:                                 Permanent

Hours required:                      2.5 hours per week on a Friday morning only

Location:                                 Rowan Ward, Yeovil

Holiday:                                   20 days plus 8 days bank holidays (pro rata per annum)

Job Purpose:

To assist the Therapist in providing a therapeutic service to in patients through touch therapy for mental health hospitals.

Main responsibilities:

  • To manage the attendance of patients for therapy treatment sessions so as to ensure a maximum take-up of appointments
  • To interview patients after treatment and provide this feedback data in an appropriate format for the external evaluator
  • To support the therapist in transporting and setting up equipment
  • To liaise with the therapist throughout the work in the hospital

 

You can find a copy of the job description here

If you are interested in this position please contact Rose Crowie, SUCH Project  Manager for an informal discussion about the role on 01823 334 906 or email your contact details to [email protected]

 

Therapist

 

Reporting to:                           SUCH Project Manager

Salary:                                    £2,008.50 per annum (£15.45 per hour)

Pension:                                 Up to 6%

Contract:                                 Permanent

Hours required:                      2.5 hours per week on a Wednesday afternoon only

Location:                                 St. Andrews ward, Wells

Holiday:                                   20 days plus 8 days bank holidays (pro rata per annum)

Job Purpose:

To provide a therapeutic service to in patients through touch therapy for mental health hospitals.

Qualified in Swedish full body massage and Indian Head massage you will provide hand aromatherapy, Indian Head Massage, back and shoulder massage on a chair, and foot massage, safely and to a high standard for mental health service users, carers, volunteers and workers.  Use of a car is essential as the post-holder may need to travel to work in other mental health hospitals in Somerset to provide cover for other therapists (at short notice if need be). 

You can find a copy of the job description here.

If you are interested in this position please contact Rose Crowie, SUCH Project  Manager for an informal discussion about the role on 01823 334 906 or email your contact details to [email protected]

 

Fundraising Manager

 

Hours: Full Time, 35 hours per week 

Location: Office based in Yeovil

Salary: £28,000 per annum

Main Responsibilities and Duties:

 

An exciting new opportunity in a progressive mental health charity affiliated to National Mind. We’re looking for a strong fundraiser, with a proven track record, who can lead on the income generation for our expanding charity.  You will work with the CEO and Finance Manager to develop Mind in Somerset’s fundraising strategy and build relationships with donors and supporters in order to maximise income. With line management experience you will direct and manage a team responsible for grant applications, corporate partnerships and training, community fundraising and internal/external communications. The successful candidate will be rewarded with a competitive salary and a generous annual leave entitlement.

For an informal discussion please contact Alexander Priest, CEO on 01935 474 875.

 

To apply please email your CV with a covering letter to [email protected]

Closing date: Midnight Thursday 7th November 2019

 

 

 

Finance Assistant

 

Reporting to:                           Finance Manager

Salary:                                    £5,200 per annum (equivalent to £18,200 pro rata)

Pension:                                 Up to 6%

Contract:                                  Permanent

Hours required:                       10 hours per week (standard working week is 35)

flexible working hours

Location:                                 Based in our Yeovil office

Holiday:                                   20 days plus 8 days bank holidays (pro rata per annum)

Job Purpose:

To provide finance and administrative assistance to the Finance Manager.

Main responsibilities:

Process staff and volunteers expense claims

  • Process supplier invoices
  • Prepare BACS payment runs
  • Cash and banking
  • Sales invoices
  • Post monthly journals
  • Filing
  • Other ad hoc administrative duties

 

You can find a copy of the job description here.

Closing dates for applications:  Friday 1st November 2019

To apply please email a CV and covering letter to [email protected]

For an informal discussion please contact Caroline Chapman, Finance Manager on 01935 474 875

 

Requirements on applicants

Please note that the vast majority of job roles at Mind in Somerset will require a DBS check to be undertaken by the successful candidate. In addition, two references will be sought, including one from your most recent employer.

Voluntary roles

We also have a number of volunteer vacancies available throughout the year. Volunteering is a great way to develop your skills and to give back to your local community.

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