Part Time 14 – Hours – Fixed Term Contract 6 Months
We have big goals over the next few years.
We’re going to be fighting for mental health in a way we never have before.
Together we’ll be working to make sure everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets the support and respect they deserve.
Will you join us?
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Mind’s Lived Experience Unit on a temporary basis as Project Officer, for 2 days a week.
The Networks and Communities Department has a crucially important role in enabling Mind to reach more people and supports people with lived experience of mental health problems to be involved in designing and delivering our work.
The Lived Experience Unit was established in 2021 with the aim of ensuring that Mind’s work is routinely influenced by the participation of those communities and individuals who have lived experienced of mental health issues.
You will join teams within the Unit particularly supporting projects in peer support communities and equalities.
Working with teams, the role will support communications and website page developments, including uploading and updating toolkits, arranging our monthly Peer Support & Community Zoom Forums, helping with design of a peer researcher report, and much more!
If you want to challenge your creative expertise, have excellent communication skills and are keen to enhance your experience of lived experience leadership, we want to hear from you.
Closing Date: Sunday 8th August 2021
Mind reserve the right to close the vacancy to applications earlier, should we receive a high volume of strong candidates – therefore we encourage an early application.
Mind is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff, and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.
Please refer to the Job Description while completing your application as candidates will be shortlisted based on how closely they match the criteria.