Thank you for your interest in working with Lancashire Mind. We have a range of roles across the organisation, requiring a variety of different skills. For many of our roles, you don't need a background in mental health; a passion for improving mental health and wellbeing across Lancashire is what's important. Some of our job roles require significant travel across the county of Lancashire; we reimburse all travel expenses for journeys made during your working day, other than your commute to and from work.

Working for Lancashire Mind means you'll benefit from a 35-hour working week (or less if the role is part-time); flexible start/finish and lunch times; 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays (pro-rata for part-time staff); a sick pay scheme; up to five days paid emergency leave to care for dependents (pro-rata for part-time staff); a workplace wellbeing scheme, including taking time out of the working day for wellbeing activities; learning and development opportunities.

Our current team members will tell you that the biggest plus is joining a team who are passionate, dedicated and committed to making a difference to the lives of others.

Current Vacancies 

Head of Operations

Job Title: Head of Operations                                                                                                                                                          Hours: 35 hours per week
Contract length: Permanent
Salary: £35,745 - £40,876 
Location: Chorley, with some weekly home working negotiable

Are you an experienced manager, with experience in areas such as: HR,  governance, facilities management, and awareness of charity finance? Do you want to join an organisation who are passionate about improving mental health and wellbeing for Lancashire communities? 

To succeed in the role, you will need excellent communication, analytical and organisational skills.
We want someone who demonstrates our values in being Bold, Caring, Open and Real.

This is an exciting time for Lancashire Mind at the start of our new 5-year strategy. We have a growing portfolio of services and increasing numbers of staff; so we need a dynamic, committed, and proactive individual to oversee and support the smooth running of the organisation. This role in particular needs someone who is passionate about developing people and can effectively manage cultural change. We want someone who believes in our vision of a Lancashire where everyone has the opportunity to have the best mental health and wellbeing possible. 

For more information about the role please download the recruitment pack.

We offer a workplace pension scheme, 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays and usually three additional days over Christmas), a sick pay scheme, paid emergency time off to care for dependents, regular supervision, a suite of wellbeing support measures, and a variety of learning and development opportunities.

Please note: This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Applications must be submitted using a Lancashire Mind job application form. If you are unable to access this online, please call us on 01257 231 661 to request a recruitment pack.

Deadline for applications: 11am Monday 8th of November

Interviews will be held on the week commencing 15/11/2021

Registered Charity Number 1081427
Registered Company Number 3888655
Lancashire Mind

Marketing and Sales Manager

Job title: Marketing and Sales Manager
Hours: Full-time (35 hours per week)
Contract: 12-months initially, with funding into future years based on performance
Salary: £27,742-£30,451
Responsible to: Head of Development
Location: A blend of home and office working, with significant amounts of time spent in contact with local businesses and other employers across Lancashire 

Who are we? 

Lancashire Mind is an independent mental health charity, that exists to achieve the best possible mental health and wellbeing for everyone in Lancashire. To achieve this, we: 

Connect Minds through ongoing engagement and co-creation 

Change Minds by challenging stigma and increasing knowledge around mental health 

Support Minds by being a source of help, where, when and how people need it. 

As a registered charity Lancashire Mind derives income from a range of sources. This includes selling some services directly to people and organisations who can afford to pay for them. These Traded Services include a range of interventions for workplaces, schools and individuals, and include workshops, training programmes and one to one support. We know this is an area of our business we can grow, but we need some one with the expertise to help us get the right products to the right markets.

So we have created this new post, which will provide an exciting opportunity for someone with a passion for generating new business, and an interest in mental health. To make sure activities are joined up, we also need this post holder to look at our marketing capacity in its entirety, and help us work up a plan that promotes everything we do. 

We need someone with enough marketing knowledge to assess our current and potential capacity in terms of opportunities, and then to help us position ourselves against the competition. We also need someone with enough skills around sales to go out and make contact with potential customers and create new mutually beneficial relationships. 

We need someone who has a track record of generating revenue for an organisation, preferably in a business-to-business sales or marketing role. We need someone both with some knowledge of marketing theory but also with great people skills, especially in building positive relationships with customer. 

While commercial acumen is essential for this role, we also need someone who shares our values of being: Bold, Real, Open and Caring. Some interest and experience of working around mental health will be useful but not essential. 

For more information about the role, please download the attached recruitment pack

We also recognise the strength that diversity of backgrounds can bring. So we particularly welcome applications from people who are members groups that may have been marginalised. We offer a workplace pension scheme, 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays and usually three additional days over Christmas), a sick pay scheme, paid emergency time off to care for dependents, regular supervision, and a variety of learning and development opportunities. 

Please note: Lancashire Mind follows Safer Recruitment practices and have a commitment to safeguarding people who use our services. Therefore, this post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. If invited to interview, we will ask you to provide evidence of your qualifications and right to work. 

The deadline for applications is 9am on Friday 22nd October 2021 

Applications must be submitted using a Lancashire Mind job application form.

Please provide detailed examples within Section C of your application form to show how you meet each criteria assessed at the application stage detailed in the person specification. 

How to apply

Lancashire Mind is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community, particularly candidates with a lived experience of mental health conditions who fulfil all the criteria within the person specification.

Applications for all posts must be made using a Lancashire Mind application form (Word doc, 188Kb). Once completed, return your form to [email protected] no later than the deadline, which is provided in the recruitment pack for the post you’re applying for.

If you require any assistance in completing the application form or have any difficulty downloading documents contact us on 01257 231660, Monday to Friday between 10am and 4pm.

  • Lancashire Mind Policies
  • Recruitment Policy (PDF)
  • Recruitment of Ex-Offenders Policy (PDF)
  • Equality & Diversity Policy (PDF)
  • Health & Wellbeing Policy (PDF)
Lancashire Mind is a company limited by guarantee (company number 3888655) and a registered charity in England and Wales (registered number 1081427) at 80-82 Devonshire Road, Chorley, Lancs, PR7 2DR. Lancashire Mind are registered with the Fundraising Regulator. For all enquiries, call us on 01257 231660.
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