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

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. 

Please note that we cannot accept CVs for any of our vacancies nor do we accept applications from recruitment agencies and instead ask you to complete and return the application form linked below each advert.  

Employment Advisor(s) (italk)

Salary: £24,341 to £26,216 Per Annum
Hours: 37 Hours Per Week
Closing date: Wed 18 May 2022 (By Midnight) - Interview Date: TBC

Ref: REQ00035

As part of the national Improving Access to Psychological Therapies Programme (IAPT), Solent Mind, in partnership with Southern Health Foundation NHS Trust are delivering an exciting service called italk,. This large IAPT service works across Hampshire.

We are a lively and hardworking team looking for experienced, committed and enthusiastic person to join us in delivering quality employment advice.

You will provide employment advice, information and practical support to help people who are currently employed and are experiencing a work or employee relations issue at work, with the main objective to resolve such issues and retain their current employment. For example individuals going through the absence management process, grievance/disciplinary procedure, performance management or where their employment issue is affecting their work or work is impacting on their mental health.

The role will involve working with a caseload of clients providing advice and support. This will be mainly over the telephone but also occasional visits (when practical) to client’s workplace to support in formal meetings. This may also be undertaken via online platforms.

This would suit some-one who is CIPD qualified or equivalent, or if you have a good knowledge and sound understanding of employment issues, and how employee relations issues in the workplace could impact on an individual’s mental health, excellent IT skills, communication skills, both written and verbal this could be the role for you.

In return we can offer a flexible, vibrant and friendly working environment with excellent benefits, including 25 days holidays which increases per completed year of service to 30 days, also an opportunity to buy extra day’s holiday after a qualifying period (pro-rata for part-time staff), learning & development opportunities, eye test and contribution towards glasses, cycle to work scheme, travel season ticket loan, going that extra mile bonus awards plus a contributory pension scheme.

For more details on this role email Jo Moxham (Senior Employment Advisor) jmoxham@solentmind.org.uk

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Applications for this role can only be made via NHS Jobs.

You will not be able to apply through our Solent Mind website.

Please click on the 'Apply Now' button below which will automatically take you to this role on the NHS Jobs website where you can complete your application.

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Crisis Peer Practitioner (The Harbour - PSR)

Salary: £20,988 to £22,602 Pro Rata Per Annum (plus enhancements for unsocial hours)
Hours: 18.5 Hours Per Week (across 7 days including evenings/weekends/bank hols)
Closing date: Wed 25 May 2022 - Interview Date: Mon 30 May 2022

REF: REQ00041

The Harbour is an informal, non-judgemental, out-of-hours mental health service for anyone over the age of 18 in Portsmouth, Fareham, Gosport, Havant and East Hampshire, who needs short-term support in times of great difficulty or is struggling with poor mental health.

Our team is made up of people who have experienced mental health challenges and have used local health services, so understand and can really help in service users times of crisis.

The Harbour Crisis Peer Team, based in Portsmouth deliver peer support to our service users experiencing self-defined mental health crisis (covering Portsmouth, Fareham, Gosport, Havant and East Hampshire areas).

The Team will provide opportunities for service users to talk through their issues, develop and use coping techniques and link up with longer term support. (This is a remote service and service users can access the service via text, telephone, web chat, video call).

Hours will be worked as 4.00pm to 11.30pm shifts on a rota basis, which will include some weekends and bank holidays. Unsocial hours enhancements will apply.

You will need to have personal, lived experience of a mental health issue, as well as the confidence and aptitude to calmly and effectively support people who are distressed and/or in crisis.

For more information on this role please email:

Steve Johns (Peer Service Manager – The Harbour) sjohns@solentmind.org.uk

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PLEASE NOTE

Applications for this role can only be made via our Recruitment Portal.

You will not be able to apply through our Solent Mind website.

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 click on the ‘Apply Online’ button to complete your application.

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Crisis Peer Practitioner (Sessional) (The Harbour - PSR)

Salary: Rate of pay £10.91 per hour
Hours: Sessional hours (includes evenings/weekends/bank holidays on a rota basis)
Closing date: Wed 25 May 2022 - Interview Date: W/C Mon 30 May 2022

Ref: REQ00044

The Harbour is an informal, non-judgemental, out-of-hours mental health service for anyone over the age of 18 in Portsmouth, Fareham, Gosport, Havant and East Hampshire, who needs short-term support in times of great difficulty or is struggling with poor mental health.

Our team is made up of people who have experienced mental health challenges and have used local health services, so understand and can really help in service users times of crisis.

The Harbour Crisis Peer Team, based in Portsmouth deliver peer support to our service users experiencing self-defined mental health crisis (covering Portsmouth, Fareham, Gosport, Havant and East Hampshire areas).

The Team will provide opportunities for service users to talk through their issues, develop and use coping techniques and link up with longer term support. (This is a remote service and service users can access the service via text, telephone, web chat, video call).

Hours will be worked as 4.00pm to 11.30pm shifts on a rota basis, which will include some weekends and bank holidays. Unsocial hours enhancements will apply.

You will need to have personal, lived experience of a mental health issue, as well as the confidence and aptitude to calmly and effectively support people who are distressed and/or in crisis.

For more information on this role please email:

Steve Johns (Peer Service Manager) sjohns@solentmind.org.uk

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PLEASE NOTE

Applications for this role can only be made via our Recruitment Portal.

You will not be able to apply through our Solent Mind website.

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 click on the ‘Apply Online’ button to complete your application.

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Workplace Wellbeing Trainer

Salary: £24,341 to £26,216 pro rata per annum
Hours: 15 Hours Per Week (possible scope for additional hours)
Closing date: Thu 26 May 2022 - Interview Date: Mon 06 June 2022

Ref: REQ00046

This role will be required to deliver and develop bespoke mental health and wellbeing training to local employers and organisations throughout the Hampshire area. We are looking for a trainer who has an understanding of a business environment and training skills, but most importantly an enthusiasm to raise awareness about mental health and help employees enhance their wellbeing in the workplace.

For more information on this role, please email:

Mandy Wiltshire (Workplace Wellbeing Training Team Manager) mwiltshire@solentmind.org.uk

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PLEASE NOTE

Applications for this role can only be made via our Recruitment Portal.

You will not be able to apply through our Solent Mind website.

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 click on the ‘Apply Online’ button to complete your application.

Apply Now
Peer Recovery Practitioner

Salary: £20,988 - £22,602 Per Annum
Hours: 37 Hours Per Week (including occasional evenings and weekends)
Closing date: Sun 29 May 2022 - Interview Date: TBC

Ref: REQ00045

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the form of a Peer Recovery Practitioner post. The post-holder will play an integral role in the recovery pathways of their service users, working with NHS colleagues to support those who are accessing support to take control of their own recovery. You will support service users to achieve their goals on their road to recovery, providing practical and emotional support and, crucially, you will have your own lived experience of mental health issues and a recovery journey of your own to share.

For more information on this role please email:

Sherry Craig (Programme Lead - Portsmouth Support and Recovery Services) scraig@solentmind.org.uk

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Please Note

Applications for this role can only be made via NHS Jobs.

You will not be able to apply through our Solent Mind website.

Please click on the 'Apply Now' button below which will automatically take you to this role on the NHS Jobs website where you can complete your application.

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