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Job: Research and Development Manager Mental Health Foundation

November 21, 2012 Leave a comment


Changing Minds

We are the UK’s leading mental health research, policy and service improvement charity.

Full-time (35 hours per week)

£35,580 – £37,203 per annum

London SE1


Research sits at the heart of all we do, and as the Research and Development Manager you will play a major role in supporting the Head of Research to secure and deliver a substantial programme of work for the Foundation.

You will be responsible for managing a significant portfolio of research projects, and for providing management and support to a team of junior research staff. You will be involved in designing projects, developing proposals, data collection and analysis, and dissemination of results through written reports, publications and presentations to a range of stakeholders.

You will be pro-active in identifying and responding to new business opportunities and have a demonstrable commitment to improving mental health services and empowering service users.

A track record in mental health research (or a related field of research) is essential, including experience of managing staff and / or external consultants. You must also have a thorough knowledge of research methods, a strong business focus, and a good understanding of wellbeing and mental health problems.

Closing date: Tuesday 4th December 2012, 10am

Interview date: Thursday 13th December 2012

To apply please download as job pack by clicking ‘Apply Online’ below and send a completed application form to

Strictly no recruitment agencies please. Previous candidates need not apply.

Mind Engagement Coaches

September 7, 2012 Leave a comment

Can you help Mind improve its engagement of people with mental health problems?

Mind is improving the way we engage people to have a voice in our work. To ensure this, all our staff have received engagement training, and have
developed engagement plans for each of our projects.

Mind is looking for people with personal experience of mental health
problems and experience of leading or advising engagement work to act as
engagement coaches. This is to empower staff with confidence and the
skills to find innovative ways to engage people.

There is a payment of £230 for each full day worked.

All relevant expenses will be reimbursed. Whilst most of the work will take
place from home by email or by phone, engagement coaches will attend an
induction in London and will come together as a team on a quarterly basis.

How to apply
The consultant role description and application form should be returned to

The closing date for all applications is 14th September 2012, by noon.

Vacancy: Mental Health Co-ordinator

August 21, 2012 Leave a comment


The Afiya Trust will be developing a programme of anti–stigma and discrimination service user activities aimed at BME communities, employers and the media.




Vacancy: BME Mental Health Anti-Stigma Co-ordinator

£28,000 per annum (pro rata)
21hrs per a week
18 month fixed contract

We are seeking a coordinator who is committed to highlighting and informing on issues of stigma and discrimination within BME Mental Health. This new post is funded by Time to Change, England’s biggest programme to end the stigma and discrimination faced by people with mental health problems. The programme is run by the charities Mind and Rethink Mental Illness, and funded by the Department of Health and Comic Relief.

You must be able to demonstrate:

  • A proven track record of senior leadership within public or voluntary sectors, conveying an enthusiasm and ability to drive forward the BME mental health agenda
  • Experience, knowledge and understanding of black and minority ethnic (BME) communities health issues particularly relating to Mental Health
  • Being self-motivated and skilled at networking
  • Knowledge of recent developments in health and social care
  • Skills at chairing meetings at operational levels
  • Experienced and confident speaking in public, in order to represent The Afiya Trust effectively
  • Experience of fundraising
  • Service user experience will be essential

Closing date: Friday 31st August 2012

Click the links below to download the application pack:

Background on The Afiya Trust and the BME Mental Health Programme
Application Form
Job Description

National Survivor User Network, NSUN are looking for involvement guides and social media producers

August 15, 2012 Leave a comment
We are looking for involvement guides and social media producers to improve and influence the development of mental health services in London.
Appointed individuals will be able to claim a fee of up to £175 + travel expenses for each day spent attending the NSUN sharing meetings in central London.
Our jobs page tells you more.
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