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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

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.



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]


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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