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Join our passionate team and make a difference in your community.

Working at Solent Mind will give you a friendly and flexible working environment, excellent benefits, training opportunities and above all: a place where you can use your lived experiences to really make a difference.

You'll find information on how to apply at the end of each advert. Sorry but we can't accept CV's for any of our vacancies or applications from recruitment agencies. 

We’re always updating our vacancies, so if you don’t see your dream role yet, please check back.

Benefits of working at Solent Mind

Here are just some of the benefits you can expect as a Solent Mind employee:

HOLIDAY ENTITLEMENT

25 days annual leave rising incrementally to 30 days per year for staff on permanent full time or part time contracts and pro-rata for part time staff.

SICK PAY ENTITLEMENT

1 month full pay and 1 month half pay for permanent staff after completing 3 months service. This increases to 2 months full pay and 2 months half pay after 12 months continuous service and then rises after 24 months continuous service to a maximum entitlement of 3 months full pay and 3 months half pay. Sick pay is pro-rata for part time staff, just like holiday entitlement.

FLEXIBLE WORKING

We offer flexible working to promote a healthy work life balance.

ENHANCED FAMILY FRIENDLY BENEFITS

The benefit of enhanced maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave payments.

EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAMME

Access to our trusted Employee Assistance Programme providing free bitesize wellbeing support over the phone and structured counselling services.

LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT

A dedicated learning and development budget that supports the training of our staff; covering both current role requirements and future development needs identified through appraisals and supervisions.

EYE TEST VOUCHER

A Specsavers voucher for a full eye test and help towards the cost of glasses specifically for VDU use or a financial contribution towards an eye test and the cost of glasses specifically for VDU use with your existing eye test provider.

SEASON TICKET AND CYCLE TO WORK SCHEME

An interest-free season ticket loan for travel to work and access to a Cycle to Work Scheme, open to all members of staff after completing three months service.

OPPORTUNITY TO GET INVOLVED AND SHAPE OUR ORGANISATION

Join working groups across the organisation and share your experiences, passions and contribute to our policies and strategies, from Equality and Diversity to Environmental and green issues.

BRING YOUR WHOLE SELF TO WORK

Become part of a friendly, welcoming and understanding team where you can truly bring your whole self to work, mental health challenges included.

SHARE YOUR LIVED EXPERIENCE

We encourage all staff to share their experiences if they want to, as we start conversations and challenge the stigma associated with mental illness. You don't have to share anything if you don't want to, but if you do, we can give you the platform and support to share your story. 

Commercial Manager (Fundraising And External Engagement)
  • £35,145 - £38,793 pro rata per annum
  • 18.5 - 26 hours per week (flexible to meet post holder's needs)
  • Southampton (combined with some hybrid working and travel to other Solent Mind locations as required)
  • Mon 15 Jul 2024 (in person)
  • Fri 05 Jul 2024
(Ref REQ00402)

Job Details:

About the role

Do you want to use your commercial and entrepreneurial skills to help support people with mental health? If so, this could be a great role for you.

You will join us at an exciting time ahead of launching our new three-year strategy, which puts growing our non-statuary income at its centre. This new role recognises the importance of this work and its impact on our cause.

Our aim is to increase commercial income at Solent Mind by at least 50% over the next 3 years. The Commercial Manager will generate business analysis, gather market insights, and explore creative new ideas to develop new and increase existing commercial activity across the charity. These insights will feed into business plans and be used to influence and shape operational delivery, increasing both income and surplus levels. 

This role is within Solent Mind’s fundraising and external engagement team, working with colleagues across the charity. It is an exciting and dynamic place to work with opportunities to contribute to wider projects and develop your skills.

About you            

You’ll be experienced in the analysis and benchmarking of the performance of commercial activity through a review of data such as sales levels, turnover, cost of sales, footfall, and walk patterns, amongst other data sources. You’ll be able to identify new creative ideas for commercial income. You will be experienced in creating clear, actionable business plans for commercial activity while supporting colleagues in the delivery of this plan ensuring sustainability of the commercial income.

About us        

Solent Mind is a mental health charity, supporting people to develop positive mental wellbeing, live well and thrive.  Last year, our 400 strong team supported 45,000 people with their mental health across Hampshire, Southampton and Portsmouth. We are part of the Mind Federation. Solent Mind has a Gold award for Workplace Wellbeing Index 2022/2023 and has signed up to be a Mindful Employer.

In Return We Can Offer You:

    • A fantastic team of people who are passionate about mental health and supporting their colleagues
    • Learning and development training for your role and career
    • 25 days holiday increasing to 30 days per completed year of service (pro rata)
    • Contributory pension scheme
    • Flexible working to promote a healthy work life balance
    • A diverse variety of staff wellbeing groups
    • Employee Assistance Programme (offering 24/7 support)
    • Vouchers for eye tests and towards the cost of glasses for VDU users
    • Employee Wellbeing Champions
    • Enhanced family friendly benefits for maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental leave
    • Cycle To Work scheme discount

For More Details On This Role Please Email:


DBS NOTE TO APPLICANTS - This role does not require any level of disclosure.

We welcome applications from all of the communities in which we work. We also positively encourage applications from people with mental health problems to apply for a role within Solent Mind. Appointments are made on merit.

We reserve the right to end any vacancies prior to the advertised closing date if a sufficient number of applications have been received. Therefore, please submit your application as early as possible.

HOW TO APPLY:

The full details and applications for this role are only available via our Recruitment Portal.

Please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button below.

This will automatically take you to our ‘Current Job Vacancies & Volunteering Opportunities’ page in our Recruitment Portal.

Enter the name of this role in the ‘Job Title’ section at the top of the page.

Click on ‘Search’ at the bottom of the page.

Once in the job details, you will be able to view the job description and complete your application.

Apply Now
Insights Analyst (Central)
  • £35,145 - £38,793 pro rata per annum
  • 22.5 - 37 hours per week
  • Southampton (combined with some hybrid working and travel to other Solent Mind locations as required)
  • TBC
  • Fri 05 Jul 2024
(Ref REQ00396)

Job Details:

About the role   

Every piece of data we collect holds a story, a piece of someone’s journey towards better mental health.

This is a pivotal role within the Impact and Inclusion team, to support our diverse teams in understanding the impact of our services by developing a suite of reports and streamlining processes to make our teams more efficient and effective in serving our users.

You will be well versed in the analytical project lifecycle from working with stakeholders to define requirements, conducting analysis with results presented as meaningful visualisations, and crucially supporting multi-disciplined teams to embed the learnings to enhance our services.

Connecting data across our digital systems will uncover service user engagement trends to help tailor our mental health support services to the diverse needs of the communities we serve.

About you            

We are looking for a motivated self-starter with a passion for analytics and experience fostering a culture for continuous learning.

Strong analytical skills are essential, along with proficiency in Excel and experience working with relational data sets and reporting tools like Power BI. Capable of problem-solving and prioritising tasks in a dynamic environment, you will be a fast learner who can pick up new concepts quickly and confidently explain these to non-technical individuals.  

Crucially, you will be able to blend and interrogate data across multiple sources to tell a story and create reporting automations.

About us               

Solent Mind is a mental health charity, supporting people to develop positive mental wellbeing, live well, and thrive. Last year, our 400-strong team supported 45,000 people with their mental health across Hampshire, Southampton, and Portsmouth. We are part of the Mind Federation.

In Return We Can Offer You:

    • A fantastic team of people who are passionate about mental health and supporting their colleagues
    • Learning and development training for your role and career
    • 25 days holiday increasing to 30 days per completed year of service (pro rata)
    • Contributory pension scheme
    • Flexible working to promote a healthy work life balance
    • A diverse variety of staff wellbeing groups
    • Employee Assistance Programme (offering 24/7 support)
    • Vouchers for eye tests and towards the cost of glasses for VDU users
    • Employee Wellbeing Champions
    • Enhanced family friendly benefits for maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental leave
    • Cycle To Work scheme discount

For More Details On This Role Please Email:


DBS NOTE TO APPLICANTS - We have assessed this role as requiring a Standard level of disclosure.

We welcome applications from all of the communities in which we work. We also positively encourage applications from people with mental health problems to apply for a role within Solent Mind. Appointments are made on merit.

We reserve the right to end any vacancies prior to the advertised closing date if a sufficient number of applications have been received. Therefore, please submit your application as early as possible.

HOW TO APPLY:

The full details and applications for this role are only available via our Recruitment Portal.

Please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button below.

This will automatically take you to our ‘Current Job Vacancies & Volunteering Opportunities’ page in our Recruitment Portal.

Enter the name of this role in the ‘Job Title’ section at the top of the page.

Click on ‘Search’ at the bottom of the page.

Once in the job details, you will be able to view the job description and complete your application.

Apply Now
Qualified Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (NHS Talking Therapies Hampshire)
  • £28,407 per annum (pro rata) rising to £30,639 after 2 years of service and then £34,581 after a further 2 years of service.
  • 37 hours per week
  • Based across either West (Eastleigh)/East (Gosport)/North (Basingstoke) Digital Hubs, (including hybrid working considered with some home working each week)
  • TBC
  • TBC
(Ref REQ00373)

Job Details:

About the role:

Step 2 and 3 of the NHS Talking Therapies Hampshire service is provided in partnership by Solent Mind (step 2) and Southern Health NHS Foundation (step 3). Qualified PWP’s are employed by Solent Mind to deliver support to step 2 patients.

This role involves delivering assessments as well as evidenced-based low intensity CBT interventions for those with mild to moderate depression and/or anxiety disorders. The range of treatments you may provide would include one-to-one guided self-help via telephone & video, with the opportunity to offer face-to-face in addition to cCBT programmes, webinars, workshops and psycho-educational groups.

About you:

You will need to be highly motivated and resilient to cope with the demands of working in this large, high volume service.  Successful candidates will also need strong communication skills, professional telephone manner and excellent IT and organisational skills.

Applicants must hold a Postgraduate or Degree Certificate in Psychological Therapies, otherwise they cannot be considered for this role.

About us:

Successful candidates will be employed by Solent Mind. We are proud to support our team in building their clinical skills and developing their own areas of interest and expertise. We offer regular additional training, monthly ‘Special Interest Groups’ and regularly offer opportunities to be involved in exciting, new projects. In addition, we offer the opportunity to develop clinical skills through Continuing Professional Development training, offering opportunities to work with Long Term Health Conditions, Behavioural Experiments, OCD and Health Anxiety.

The NHS Talking Therapies Hampshire service is run in partnership by Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust and Solent Mind.

Solent Mind is a mental health charity, supporting people to develop positive mental wellbeing, live well and thrive.  Last year, our 400 strong team supported 45,000 people with their mental health across Hampshire, Southampton and Portsmouth. We are part of the Mind Federation. Solent Mind has a Gold award for Workplace Wellbeing Index 2022/2023 and has signed up to be a Mindful Employer.

In Return We Can Offer You:

    • A fantastic team of people who are passionate about mental health and supporting their colleagues
    • Learning and development training for your role and career
    • 25 days holiday increasing to 30 days per completed year of service (pro rata)
    • Contributory pension scheme
    • Flexible working to promote a healthy work life balance
    • A diverse variety of staff wellbeing groups
    • Employee Assistance Programme (offering 24/7 support)
    • Vouchers for eye tests and towards the cost of glasses for VDU users
    • Employee Wellbeing Champions
    • Enhanced family friendly benefits for maternity/paternity/adoption/shared parental leave
    • Cycle To Work scheme discount

For More Details On This Role Please Email:


DBS NOTE TO APPLICANTS - We have assessed this role as requiring an Enhanced (Adult & Child) & Barred (Adult & Child) level of disclosure.

We welcome applications from all of the communities in which we work. We also positively encourage applications from people with mental health problems to apply for a role within Solent Mind. Appointments are made on merit.

We reserve the right to end any vacancies prior to the advertised closing date if a sufficient number of applications have been received. Therefore, please submit your application as early as possible.

HOW TO APPLY:

The full details and applications for this role are only available via our Recruitment Portal.

Please click on the ‘Apply Now’ button below.

This will automatically take you to our ‘Current Job Vacancies & Volunteering Opportunities’ page in our Recruitment Portal.

Enter the name of this role in the ‘Job Title’ section at the top of the page.

Click on ‘Search’ at the bottom of the page.

Once in the job details, you will be able to view the job description and complete your application.

Apply Now



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