Let’s make Lancashire the beacon county for mental wellbeing.
There’s a lot of good work going on that you can support and promote.
By leading the charge in challenging society’s views of mental health and promoting mental wellbeing for all, we can decrease the occurrence of mental health conditions. Through collaboration and innovation we can develop and nurture new ways of working to ensure that everyone can be a full and active member of their local community and an equal in society. Read the latest news about our activities below and view our vacancies if you are interested in working with us.
Workplace Wellbeing Conference
Lancashire Mind’s 2019 workplace conference ‘Time To Talk About Wellbeing At Work’ in partnership with Lancashire Care Foundation Trust and the Federation of Small Businesses, is, very appropriately, being held on Time to Talk Day, 7th February 2019.
What better day to start thinking about how you can change the way in which mental health is managed in the workplace or to consider signing the Time To Change Employer Pledge? Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to get involved, book your place via Eventbrite now.
Opportunities to join Lancashire Mind
We currently have a number of job opportunities across the organisation. We’re looking for skilled people who share our vision and values to join the team. If you’re passionate about enabling people to improve and maintain their mental wellbeing, have a look at our current vacancies below.
Play your part in achieving mental wellbeing for all
We are looking for people to join our Board of Trustees to help drive forward our vision of Mental Wellbeing for All. We seek Trustees who share our organisational values and have a passionate belief that prevention and resilience are the key to achieving mental wellbeing. Go to the vacancies section below for more information.
Join us for festive fun on 2nd December
Mental Elf, our annual fabulous, festive fundraiser is back for its fourth year. You can register now to take part in the 5k or you can pop along on the day to visit our festive market place. It all takes place at Witton Park, Blackburn on Sunday 2nd December. So, whether you’re a hopper or a shopper, get your pointy ears on and come join the fun! Visit the Mental Elf page for more information.
World Mental Health Day
Lancashire Mind sends very best wishes to you and greetings for World Mental Health Day tomorrow. The Community Development Team here at Lancashire Mind will be involved in an array of activities, from engaging students in high schools about the importance of the 5 ways to wellbeing, to holding conversations on the streets of Blackpool to promote the Time to Change message. If you’d like to join the team in Blackpool, they’ll be on Bickerstaffe Square from 10am. Come and say hello!
Thank you for your interest in working with Lancashire Mind. Our current vacancies are listed below. If you would like to be notified when job opportunities arise, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and request to be added to our mailing list or sign up here.
Tenancy Management Lead – to lead Lancashire Mind’s ever growing tenancy management team, coordinating a cohesive service to enable people living with a mental health condition to maintain their tenancy in a housing association property. Based in Chorley, working across Central Lancashire. Deadline for applications: 10am, 6th November. Download the Tenancy Management Lead recruitment pack
Tenancy Management Coordinator – working with the Tenancy Management Lead and taking responsibility for the day-to-day coordination of the activities of a team of Tenancy Management Workers. Based in Chorley, working across Central Lancashire. Deadline for applications: 10am, 6th November. Download the Tenancy Management Coordinator recruitment pack
Community Development (Volunteer Resources) – to deliver community development projects with a focus on creating and implementing a volunteering programme to grow the number of people who give their time and energy to the organisation. Based in Chorley, working across Lancashire. Deadline for applications: 9am, 1st November. Download the Community Development recruitment pack
Wellbeing Coach – working in Blackburn with Darwen to deliver one-to-one and group coaching sessions to support people to move towards a happier and healthier lifestyle. Based in Blackburn with travel to other areas of Lancashire. Deadline for applications: 10am, 8th November. Download the Wellbeing Coach recruitment pack
Board of Trustees
Lancashire Mind in 2018 is in a strong position, driven by a passionate CEO and an engaged Board of Trustees. Our vision is Mental Wellbeing for All, which is supported by a coherent mission statement: Revolutionise attitudes, Challenge perceptions, Alter provision.
We now seek up to seven Trustees who share our organisational values and have a passionate belief that prevention and resilience are the key to achieving mental wellbeing. As well as Trustees, we are looking to recruit a Chair Designate in anticipation of their taking on the role of Chair in August 2019 when our current Chair’s term of office comes to an end.
Externally, Lancashire Mind is well positioned and well respected in the health, public and third sectors. We are viewed as thought leaders in the areas of mental wellbeing and mental health prevention and we have been instrumental in shifting the county-wide understanding of mental health.
If you’ d like to play your part in achieving mental wellbeing for all, have skills and talents beneficial to Lancashire Mind and can commit on average two days per month, we’re really interested in hearing from you.
Deadline for applications: 9am, Friday 8th November 2018.