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Help us to support better mental health for all.

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Working for Manchester Mind

Manchester Mind believes that everyone deserves to be supported in their mental health needs and that we all 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

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 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.

Salary: £25,991 pa pro rata (actual £15,594)

Hours: 21 hours per week (part-time)

Contract Type: Contract will run until 31st December 2022 (extension possible dependent upon funding)

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.
  • 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 18-25 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 19th January 2022. Interviews for successful applicants will take place w/c 24th January 2022.

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 Engagement Worker (Improving Physical Health) x 8

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 8 full-time (35 hours) Community Engagement Workers. The roles will involve working in a collaborative and person centred way across primary care in Manchester, Bolton, Salford, Wigan and Trafford, with people with lived experience of mental health problems to improve physical health issues and promote take up of both flu and Covid-19 vaccines.

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

Position: Community Engagement Worker (x8)

Salary: £21,748 – £23,080

All posts are Full-Time (35 hours per week). All posts are initially a 12 month contract.

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 people with lived experience of poor mental health face and the impact this can have on physical health.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others.

Application documents can be downloaded here:

Job Description & Person Specification

Application Form

Guidance Notes for Applicants

All applications must be received by 12noon, Monday 31st January 2022. Interviews are planned for 10th and/or 11th February.

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

Tameside, Oldham and Glossop (TOG) Mind Vacancies

Rochdale & District Mind Vacancies

Mind in Salford Vacancies

Stockport Mind Vacancies

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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