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Vacancies

Full Time Project Worker Supporting Vulnerable People with the European Union Settlement Scheme

Merthyr and the Valleys

NJC Pt. 15 - 22 £22,911 - £26,317

to March 31st 2020

An exciting role with a high degree of autonomy, requiring the ability to work imaginatively and on your own initiative across a large geographical area from a base in a local Mind association as well as working from venues of other organisations and services, working from home, lone working and agile working.

Newport Mind has funding to provide support to people with mental health problems, women with experience of domestic abuse and older people across Wales to apply for European Union Settled Status through

- Awareness raising

- Information provision

- Improved understanding

- Eqiupment/digital provision

- Language Support

- An End-to-end service

Ensuring compliance with Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC) requirements

Application Form  Job Description

Completed applications must be returned by email to admin@newportmind.org

Applications by CV will not be accepted

Closing Date: 10am Monday 2nd September 2019

Interviews to be held on Wednesday 18th September in Merthyr and the Valleys Mind

 

Part Time 18.5 Hours Engagement and Communications Worker Supporting Vulnerable People with the European Union Settlement Scheme

NJC Pt. 15 - 22 £22,911 - £26,317 pro rata for part-time

An exciting role with a high degree of autonomy, requiring the ability to work imaginatively and on your own inititative to develop and deliver all engagement and communication activities for Newport Mind's Supporting Vulnerable People with the European Union Settlement Scheme (EUSS) project.

Based at Newport Mind as well as working from venues of other organisations and services, working from home, lone working and agile working. The role could be suitable for freelance or consultancy working which would be negotiable.

You will need to be confident in your ability to develop engaging content and a marketing strategy for all marketing and social media channels to promote the project and EUSS to the client groups and organisations in contact with the client groups. You will produce and deliver presentations, workshops and training to engage with EU citizens and to promote the services the project provides.

Application Form  Job Description

 Completed applications must be returned by email to admin@newportmind.org

Applications by CV will not be accepted

Closing Date: 10am Monday 2nd September 2019

Interviews to be held on Tuesday 17th September at Newport Mind

 

Housing and Tenancy Support Worker (Mental Health and European Economic Area (EEA) Migrants) Part-Time 18.5 Hours

NJC Pt. 8 -14 £19,945 - £22,462

to March 31st 2020

Newport Mind is looking for a dynamic and inspirational support worker who can confidently work on their own initiative and in partnership to provide housing related support to people with mental health problems and to European Economic Area (EEA) migrants in Newport.

Newport Mind is looking for a confident , dynamic and resourceful support worker with a good knowledge and understanding of the housing related support issues facing people with mental health problems and European Economic Area migrants in addition to a good understanding of the Supporting People Programme.

You will have the skills, knowledge and abilities to successfully deliver one to one support to people that promotes their mental wellbeing, independence and supports them to progress.

Application Form   Job Description

Completed applications must be returned by email to admin@newportmind.org

Applications by CV will not be accepted

Closing Date: 10am Monday 2nd September 2019

Interviews will be held on Thursday 19th September 2019 at Newport Mind

 

Whole School Approach Pilot

2 Full Time Project Workers

One Welsh Speaking

£19,945 - £22,911

Fixed Term until 31st of July 2020

Newport Mind is piloting Mind's whole school approach to mental health and wellbeing in secondary schools in partnership with young people, parents, teachers and schools.

Newport Mind is looking for people with experience of providing mental health and wellbeing support to children, young people and families preferably in a school setting, who have the drive, commitment and enthusiasm to develop this exciting, new and innovative project.

Application Form  Job Description

Completed applications must be returned by email to admin@newportmind.org

Applications by CV will not be accepted

Closing Date: 10am Monday 19th august 2019

Interviews: Friday 30th August 2019

 

 

Clinical Placement Opportunities at Newport Mind Counselling Service


Person Specification

Based in Newport, we are seeking Volunteer Counsellors to offer one-to-one time-limited counselling to a minimum 3 adults weekly.

  • All trainee applicants must be on a Level 4 course or above, or in their 2nd year or above of a recognised/accredited training institution.
  • Trainees have preferably had personal therapy and preferably continue with long-term therapy whilst on placement.
  • Trainees will need to organise and pay for their own Clinical Supervision

Newport Mind Counselling Service is part of the Gwent Mental Health Alliance and funded by Aneurin Bevan University Health Board (ABUHB).

We offer trainees the opportunity to work with a diverse range of clients with various mental health difficulties. If you would like to apply for a volunteer placement, please complete the application form:

  • Please write about why you have chosen to train to be a counsellor and/or psychotherapist
  • Please tell us about why you have chosen to apply for this post at Newport Mind
  • Please tell us of any personal experience you may have of mental health issues
  • Please indicate if you can also offer counselling in Welsh

Please email hyunho.khang@newportmind.org to request a blank application form

All placement counsellors are contracted to attend quarterley team meetings which take place on an evening

All placement counsellors are contracted to attend quarterley training sessions which take place on an evening in Pontypool or Newport

 

 

Chair of Directors

Newport Mind is at an exciting and challenging point in its development having recently purchased its premises with ambitious redevelopment plans including a social enterprise cafe, updated offices, meeting rooms, and supported accommodation.

Newport Mind's Board of Directors are looking for a new Chair to provide leadership and direction to the Board of Directors and enable the Board to fulfill their responsibilities for the overall governance and strategic direction of the organisation.

 

Treasurer

The current financial situation is challenging for all charities and Newport Mind's Board of Directors has identified the need to have specialist expertise at Board level to provide strategic financial guidance to support the organisation to develop, grow and to be able to implement its plans.

Director's Application Form      Chair of Directors Role Description     

Treasurer Role Description      Directors Code Of Conduct                 

Directors Induction Pack          Director Role Expectations

Charity Commission Guidance The Essential Trustee         

Charity Commission Guidance The Essential Trustee Welsh

Completed applications must be returned by email to admin@newportmind.org

Applications by CV will not be accepted

 

Volunteering Opportunities

Volunteer with Changing Minds

Newport Mind has some volunteering opportunities with our Changing Minds project for young people aged 14 to 25. You can find out more on the Changing Minds website at www.changingmindsproject.org.uk/volunteering/

Our Volunteering page has further information about volunteering at Newport Mind.

Become a Trustee

If you have experience in Fundraising, Finance, Business Planning and Development, Social Enterprise development, HR, Law or Employment Law, you may be able to bring valuable knowledge and expertise into Newport Mind. Our trustees are unpaid Directors who meet regularly to oversee the work of the organisation.

Please contact us if you are interested in supporting us as a trustee