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Working for Manchester Mind

Manchester Mind believes that everyone deserves to be supported in their mental health needs and that all we have a part to play in that. We do this by providing a range of services to people living in Manchester and ensuring we employ people who share our values and beliefs.

Our work is guided by our values of:

  • Openness
  • Belonging
  • Strength
  • Collaboration

Manchester Mind is striving to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Manchester Mind sees it as a positive advantage if you have experience of mental health issues and/or have used mental health services, or had experience of volunteering. We are a Living Wage Employer.

Current Opportunities

Schools Mental Health Practitioner

Manchester Mind believes in the power of listening and feeling heard and that a better understanding of mental health benefits everyone. We do this by providing a range of services across Manchester to young people and adults.

Our work is guided by our values of:

Openness  |  Belonging  |  Strength  |  Collaboration

Manchester Mind is looking to recruit a Schools Mental Health Practitioner to deliver one-to-one psycho-social support to young people within four schools in Manchester.

We would like to work with someone who is experienced, dynamic and passionate about being able to develop and deliver accessible mental health support services for young people.

Position: Schools Mental Health Practitioner

Salary: £27,905 (contract will run until 31st July 2022)

Hours: 35 hours per week

The skills and knowledge that are important to us are:

  • Ability to work in an open, supportive and collaborative way that builds kind relationships and is receptive to and appreciative of the skills and talents of everyone.
  • Experience of delivering short and long term one-to-one support for young people.
  • Experience of delivering and adapting services to ensure accessibility.

You can download all application documents here:

Job Description & Person Specification

Application Form

Guidance Notes for Applicants

All applications must be received by 9am, Wednesday 21st October 2020.

Manchester Mind is striving to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Manchester Mind sees it as a positive advantage if you have experience of mental health issues and/or have used mental health services, or had experience of volunteering.

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Young People’s Peer Support Development Worker

Manchester Mind believes in the power of listening and feeling heard and that a better understanding of mental health benefits everyone. We do this by providing a range of services across Manchester to young people and adults.

Our work is guided by our values of:

Openness  |  Belonging  |  Strength  |  Collaboration

Manchester Mind Children and Young People’s Service is looking to recruit a Young People’s Peer Support Development Worker. The role will involve working with young people with lived experience of mental health problems to promote and oversee the set-up and running of peer support groups.

We would like to work with someone who is experienced, dynamic and passionate about being able to develop and deliver accessible mental health support services.

Position: Peer Support Development Worker

Salary: £25,295 pro rata

Hours:  21 hours per week (part-time)  [Fixed-term project 12 months]

The skills and knowledge that are important to us are:

  • Ability to work in an open way that builds kind relationships and is receptive to and appreciative of the skills and talents of everyone.
  • Knowledge or experience of the issues that young people with lived experience of poor mental health face and the impact this has on their lives.
  • Experience of delivering a project for young people alongside volunteers aged 15-25 years.

You can download all application documents here:

Job Description & Person Specification

Application Form

Guidance Notes for Applicants

All applications must be received by 9am, Wednesday 21st October 2020.

Manchester Mind is striving to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Manchester Mind sees it as a positive advantage if you have experience of mental health issues and/or have used mental health services, or had experience of volunteering.

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Community Mental Health Practitioner

Manchester Mind believes in the power of listening and feeling heard and that a better understanding of mental health benefits everyone. We do this by providing a range of services across Manchester to young people and adults.

Our work is guided by our values of:

Openness  |  Belonging  |  Strength  |  Collaboration

Manchester Mind is looking to recruit a Community Mental Health Practitioner to deliver one-to-one psycho-social support to young people in Manchester.

We would like to work with someone who is experienced, dynamic and passionate about being able to develop and deliver accessible mental health support services for young people.

Position: Community Mental Health Practitioner

Salary: £27,905 (18 month contract)

Hours: 35 hours per week

The skills and knowledge that are important to us are:

  • Ability to work in an open, supportive and collaborative way that builds kind relationships and is receptive to and appreciative of the skills and talents of everyone.
  • Experience of delivering short and long term one-to-one support for young people.
  • Experience of delivering and adapting services to ensure accessibility.

You can download all application documents here:

Job Description & Person Specification

Application Form

Guidance Notes for Applicants

All applications must be received by 9am, Monday 2nd November 2020.

Manchester Mind is striving to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Manchester Mind sees it as a positive advantage if you have experience of mental health issues and/or have used mental health services, or had experience of volunteering.

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Opportunities at other local Minds

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We are part of Mind in Greater Manchester, a partnership of five local Minds ensuring people experience better mental health and supporting people with their mental health to live well in their communities and at work. You can find out more about this partnership here.

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Manchester Mind is still here for anyone who is struggling with their mental health, but now we need your support…

We have recently launched our Covid19 emergency food response appeal.

We are hoping to raise £10,000 so we can buy staple ingredients and equipment to provide over 1600 meals per week to those experiencing severe food poverty.

Every donation will help make a real difference to the most vulnerable people in Manchester.

Find out how you can get involved.