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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. Two 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 37.5hrs/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

To apply for this role please see link: http://www.indeed.co.uk/rc/clk?jk=7414046b30f8b168&from=vj&ia=1&pos=twoPaneCopyLink


Deputy Finance Manager 


Reporting to:                           Finance Manager

Salary:                                   £25-27k per annum (full-time equivalent)

Pension:                                 Up to 7% (non-contractual)

Contract:                                  Permanent, 6-month probation

Hours required:                       28 hours per week (0.8 FTE, preference)/or 35 hours per week (by negotiation)

Location:                                  Yeovil (base) & Taunton regular working

Holiday:                                    20 days plus 8 days bh pro rata per annum)


We’ve been a busy bunch at Mind in Somerset, with an increase in the need for our services. This could mean only one thing; we are expanding our Finance Team and are in search of a bright and focused Deputy Finance Manager to join us.

We’re looking for someone who is part or fully qualified; CIMA/ACCA/ACA with 2+ years’ experience. You will have a good grounding in finance and your CV will evidence SAGE, preparing monthly payroll information, processing expenses and producing monthly accounts. Experience with in a charity would be beneficial but isn’t essential.  If this all sounds familiar then we’d love to hear from you!

As a trusted team member you are an integral part of the Finance Team, helping the Charity meet it’s commercial and financial objectives.  You will report into and work alongside Caroline our Finance Manager, to assist in all aspects of the Charity’s finance function.

This role offers a wide variety of work and is an exciting opportunity to excel in this environment.

To apply for this role please see link:http://www.indeed.co.uk/rc/clk?jk=156cb207dc51e374&from=vj&ia=1&pos=twoPaneCopyLink


HR Trustee

After 3 years of sustained growth Mind in Somerset are recruiting a further trustee.

We are a local mental health charity serving the people of Somerset. We are part of the national Mind network, and, like other local Minds, we run as an independent charity with our own strategy, funds and leadership.

Every year we support hundreds of people managing their mental health and other aspects of their lives – now we need your help. We are seeking a trustee to join our board.

As a Trustee, you will be joining a charity in a strong position, with an ambition to build on our successes and growth over the last few years. We will be looking to build on existing strong activities and also by bringing in innovative new projects. We are seeking either a qualified HR professional(or qualified by experience) or someone with a strong legal background who cares about what we do and be willing to commit your time and judgement to helping Mind in Somerset develop.

We are a friendly and welcoming organisation and are passionate about what we do. You’ll be joining our Board of Trustees at an exciting time with lots of opportunities to build on our success over the next few years. If you have the time and enthusiasm to be part of something amazing, please get in touch.

We welcome applications from those with experience of mental or emotional distress.

If you would like to apply and/or find out more about this position, please Email [email protected]



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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