Programme Assistant (Midlands Engine MHPP) - Immediate Start
Location: Stratford, London (Homeworking during COVID-19)
Salary: Salary £22,151 - £27,428 Pro Rata (+ Location Weighting)
Expires: 15/08/2021 23:59

21– Hours – Fixed Term – 31st December 2021

We have big goals over the next few years.

We’re going to be fighting for mental health in a way we never have before.

Together we’ll be working to make sure everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets the support and respect they deserve.

Will you join us?

We’re looking for a Programme Assistant to join Mind’s team working on the Midlands Engine Mental Health and Productivity Pilot (MHPP) on a fixed term basis, for 3 days a week. Joining at a pivotal time, it’s a quick window so don’t miss out!

The Midlands Engine Mental Health & Productivity Pilot will deliver a step change in every area across the East and West Midlands in the support offered to employers and employees to promote and deliver better mental health across all types of organisations. Alongside a number of partners across the region, we are providing an evidence informed, cost effective and sustainable resource that will support good mental health at work, reduce stigma and ultimately increase productivity.

The Programme Assistant for the MHPP programme will be responsible for providing effective administration across this exciting programme to support the Programme Manager, Senior Programme Officer and Employer Engagement Manager in ensuring that the programme is successfully implemented.

The Networks and Communities (N&C) directorate support people with mental health problems to get support and respect and to lead change in mental health services where they live. We do this by supporting local Minds to be the leading mental health organisations in their communities, measured by their reach, the quality and impact of their services and their influence and partnerships. N&C works in partnership with local Minds, community groups and people in communities to build capacity for social action and active citizenship that can improve mental health outcomes for people with mental health problems.

Closing Date: Sunday 15th August 2021

This position will initially, in line with current government guidance be based from home, with an expectation of being home based for the next six months or until updated government guidelines are published. However, if / when government guidelines change the role may then revert to being office based, whilst retaining some flexible working options.

Mind is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff, and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Mind reserve the right to close the vacancy to applications earlier, should we receive a high volume of strong candidates – therefore we encourage an early application.

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