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We are recruiting !

We are looking for a Service Coordinator to join our Futures In Mind project 

10 hours per week – £12.74 per hour, 1 Year Fixed Term contract – Epping Forest & Brentwood Area 

Purpose of the Job:

This role is working within a project called ‘Futures in Mind’ that is a partnership between Mind in West Essex, Phoenix Futures and Mid & North East Essex Mind.

To lead on an area of Essex ensuring the effective and successful delivery of the Futures in Mind Service.  To recruit, train, support and develop befrienders, volunteers, (peer) mentors and lead on implementing recovery focussed activities within an allocated locality of Essex.  To ensure effective partnership working to recruit mentees into the service and ‘match’ an appropriate befriender/volunteer/(peer) mentor.  To engage work in a holistic approach and in effective partnership to ensure Service Users needs are supported and met.

The successful post holder will;

  • Recruit, train, support and develop befrienders, volunteers, (peer) mentors ensuring an adequate support measures, supervision and effective communication.
  • Work with treatment providers to recruit appropriate mentees to be supported by befrienders, volunteers & (peer) mentors.
  • Manage the allocation/matching of befrienders/volunteers/(peer) mentors and mentees through careful consideration of risk and skill set.

Download the full job description here.

Please send the completed application pack below to [email protected]  by the closing date of 17th May 2019


We are looking for a Befriending facilitator for the South Essex Area based in Billericay

16 hours per week –  £12.06 per hour 

Purpose of the Job:

The purpose of this job is to support the delivery of befriending services to reduce loneliness and social isolation of vulnerable adults in Essex.

Key Task Areas and Responsibilities:

The successful post holder will;

  • Provide the initial contact with isolated older adults who require the support of a befriender. Assess their requirements, risk assess for suitability of matching with a volunteer befriender
  •  Match befrienders with clients according to shared interests, location and availability.
  • Monitor ongoing befriending relationships
  • Help befrienders to develop positive and supportive relationships with clients, within appropriate and clear boundaries. 

Download the full job description here. 

Please send the completed application pack below to [email protected]  by the closing date of 22nd May 2019

Trainer wanted!

We are looking for an occasional hours person to join our training team to deliver a variety of courses based on mental health. If you can fulfil the following we would like to hear from you:

  • Have Mental Health First Aid accreditation or an appropriate qualification such as PTTLS or similar.
  • Have training or experience of working in mental health (such as psychology/counselling/PWP etc).
  • Have flexible availability and be willing to travel ideally anywhere in England (with possible overnight stays) or at least 80mile radius of London.

If you are interested please email Mike Ellen on [email protected]

You do not need to send the application below through, please express your interest to Mike directly.

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