Derbyshire Mind Get Set to Go Officer Vacancy

Hours:         14 hours per week, worked flexibly to include some evening and weekend work when required.

Salary:         NJC points 14-16. Starting salary point 14, £22,462 per annum pro rata.

Contract:      18 month contract.

Derbyshire Mind is one of a federated network of local Mind charities across the country.  Our focus is on improving mental health and wellbeing for people across Derbyshire and Derby City.  We provide a range of advocacy and community wellbeing services designed to support people with mental health problems as well as the wider population.  We are committed to developing innovative and responsive services which further promote mental health awareness and wellbeing.

Get Set to Go is a national physical activity programme which we are about to set up and deliver in Derbyshire.  It aims to help people with mental health problems to benefit from being physically active in their local communities.  Get Set to Go is a proven, peer led community intervention that successfully and sustainably supports people with mental health problems to become, and stay, active.

Are you a highly committed, dynamic individual wanting to make a difference and support the improvement of mental wellbeing in Derbyshire?

We are looking for an enthusiastic and skilled individual to develop and deliver the Get Set to Go programme in Derbyshire.

The successful candidate will have experience of working in the voluntary/charity or sport and physical activity sector, excellent project coordination, communication and interpersonal skills, as well as an enthusiastic and committed approach.  You will understand and be passionate about the positive impact that physical activity can have on mental health.

The office base for this post will be Derby West Business Centre, Mackworth, Derby, however the post holder will be required to work flexibly across our office locations and to travel across Derbyshire as required.

Application forms and relevant documents

Completed forms can be e-mailed to recruitment@derbyshiremind.org.uk or sent via post

ftao Jenny Hotchkiss, Derbyshire Mind, Derby West Business Centre, Ashbourne Road, Mackworth, Derby DE22 4NB

All candidates must submit the application form (no CVs accepted).

Closing Date: Friday 5th July 2019 at 5.00pm

Interview will be held week beginning 15th July 2019 in Derby