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 

Transformational Coach

 
Hours: 35 hours per week 

Contract: Fixed term contract until 31 March 2022

Salary: NJC point 14 (£23,080) to 19 (£25,481)

Responsible to: Coaching Lead

We are looking for a passionate, hardworking and innovative individual to work as a Transformational Coach on the Age of Opportunity project. This is part of the Building Better Opportunities (BBO) project for Lancashire, funded by the European Social Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund. 

Age of Opportunity is a multi-partner project that aims to support people aged 50 plus who are most at risk of exclusion from the labour market. The project works with people to identify, reduce and/or remove barriers to engagement with the aim of supporting them back into education, employment and training.

The Transformational Coach is the single point of contact for participants and maintains regular and consistent contact to motivate them to remain engaged and move towards employment, education or training. The Coach is also responsible for the tracking, monitoring and meeting the contractual requirements of the project.
The successful candidate will have experience of working with individuals that services typically fail to reach. You will have knowledge of employment related support, have excellent communication skills and have good attention to detail.

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.

We offer a workplace pension scheme, 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), a sick pay scheme, paid emergency time off to care for dependents, regular supervision, and a variety of learning and development opportunities.

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

Download the Recruitment Pack for more information about Lancashire Mind and the job roleHow to Apply

Deadline for applications: 9am on 16 March

Interviews will be held on 24 March via Zoom

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.


Training Coordinator

Hours: Full-time, 35 hours per week
Contract: 12 months initially with the potential for extension for at least another two years
Salary: NJC points 14 (£23,080) to 19 (£25,481)
Responsible to: Training Lead
Location: working from home initially due to covid-19 restrictions, usually based in Chorley with some home working and travel across Lancashire

Are you looking for a new challenge? Do you want to join a team that are passionate about improving mental health and wellbeing?

We’re looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our Training and Workplace Wellbeing Team, who has experience of delivering training to a range of audiences. We want someone who is hardworking, creative, and able to work on their own initiative to deliver our mental health training courses in a variety of settings across Lancashire, as well as online.

You will have good knowledge and understanding of mental health and wellbeing and be confident to challenge stigmatising viewpoints. Ideally, you will have experience of promoting training and engaging potential customers but, above all, we want someone who is passionate and shares Lancashire Mind’s ambition to achieve Mental Wellbeing for All.

Download Recruitment Pack for more information about Lancashire Mind and the job role.

Deadline for applications: 12 noon on 3rd March 2021. How to apply
Interviews for this post are scheduled for week commencing 8th March 2021. Due to the continuing need to safeguard staff and members of the public, interviews will take place remotely, using Microsoft Teams.

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.

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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