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Application Deadline
22 October 2023

Interview Date
26 October 2023

Contract type
2 year fixed term contract with the potential to extend

21 hours per week

£29,120 per year (pro rata £17,472)

Barking and Dagenham

Mind in Havering, Barking and Dagenham – project lead

This is a new role to lead our mental health and wellbeing offer for new fathers in the local community.

You'll lead The Dads Matter program. It's designed for dads, with dads, and supports dads during the perinatal period.

What you'll do

  • Manage project delivery
  • Train and manage the project worker
  • Support partner relationships
  • Coordinate and deliver marketing and outreach
  • Run sessions and activities

About you

You'll have:

  • At least 1 year's experience working in the mental health sector
  • Knowledge of early attachment and the impact of parental mental health issues on the parent-infant relationship
  • The ability to run groups and engage with dads from different backgrounds
  • Draw on your lived experience, and have a person-centred focus
  • Knowledge or lived experience of fatherhood and perinatal mental health issues
  • Experience managing your own caseload of clients
  • Parenting experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A proven ability to manage people
  • Good understanding of the benefits of peer support in mental health recovery

How to apply

For more information about the role, and the benefits of working for us, click apply now at the top of this page. This will take you through to the Mind in Havering, Barking and Dagenham website.

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