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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

Good Mood Food Chef

Manchester Mind believes in the power of food to bring people together, learn new skills, reduce social isolation and improve mental health. We do this by providing a range of food-related activities including an outside catering service, two community cafes and regular Pay What You Can sessions. Volunteering across all our services is really important to us. To support us in this work we are looking to recruit a Good Mood Food Chef.

Good Mood Food provides high quality outside catering for events and businesses in Manchester whilst also providing volunteering opportunities for people who have experienced poor mental health. We are looking to recruit a chef who has significant experience of working in a catering setting and producing high quality food whilst also having the skills to work collaboratively with people who are experiencing poor mental health, in order to support recovery and improved wellbeing.

Salary: £17,391 pro rata (approx. £9.56 per hour)   |   Hours: Minimum of 16 hours a week, additional flexibility for increased hours would be welcomed.

The skills and knowledge that are important to us are:

  • Significant catering experience
  • Experience of producing high quality food
  • Working collaboratively

You can download the application documents here:

All applications must be received by 9am, Monday 2nd July 2018.

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Advice Supervisor, Manchester Volunteer Advice Partnership

Our partnership project recruits and trains advice volunteers centrally and then supports them in ways that enable them to develop. This collaboration of Manchester Mind, Cheetham Hill Advice Centre, Greater Manchester Immigration Aid Unit, Manchester Refugee Support Network and Centre-Point YPSF is also increasing our respective capacities to meet the advice needs of our communities. We all share our talents and skills and the responsibility for this exciting project for which Manchester Mind serves as lead and accountable body.

We approach our work in a way that is shaped and guided by our core values of:

  • Collaborative Communities
  • Sharing
  • Trust

We are seeking someone who cares about social justice and collaboration to work with us:

Salary: £28,221   |   Hours: 35 per week

Maternity leave cover and contract in place until 31st March 2019 (funding guaranteed, if extended end date will be at end of mat cover which will approximately be May 2019).

The skills and knowledge that are important to us are:

  • Supporting volunteer development
  • Collaboration
  • Advice in areas of social welfare law (benefits, debt, housing)

This full-time role is a pilot project, supporting volunteers in Manchester City Council’s Homelessness Contact Centre. As such you would be working both within the Town Hall and at the Zion Centre in Hulme.

You can download the application documents here:

All applications must be received by 12 noon, Wednesday 27th June.

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Marketing and Communications Coordinator

We would like to work with someone who is experienced, dynamic and passionate about being able to promote and communicate positively and creatively around mental health.

Salary: £26,470  (2 year contract)    |    Hours: 35 hours per week

The skills and knowledge that are important to us are:

  • Being able to work in an open, supportive and collaborative way
  • Skills in digital formats e.g. websites, social media
  • Excellent written communications
  • Creative ideas to promote our key messages

You can download the application documents here:

All applications must be received by 12 noon, Wednesday 27th June. We will aim to hold interviews on 16th July 2018.