for better mental health

Application Deadline
24 September 2020

Interview Date
Week commencing 5th October 2020

Contract type

Full Time


City and Hackney

Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest: Diverse Communities Engagement Lead

About the role

Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest, working in partnership with Turning Point and Antidote, provide the City and Hackney Substance Use service. The service is based in each of City and Hackney’s neighbourhoods in order to be accessible, local and inclusive. A full integrated service will contribute to recovery, social inclusion and improving the quality of life of all our service users in the City of London and Hackney borough. It will be shaped by the community needs and voices of service users, carers, families, communities, all staff and volunteers.

The service has three elements: Out There, Everywhere– specialist outreach, in reach and engagement; Building Blocks– low, medium and high-intensity support pathways; and Get Connected– building on our local, individual and shared assets to provide recovery capital and peer support. This role will lead on providing information, advice, and facilitation to City and Hackney’s diverse minority ethnic communities with substance misuse issues. The postholder will help people improve their emotional wellbeing and enhance community life and inclusion. They will ensure equity in access and engagement into treatment for people from diverse communities.

How to apply

To apply, please visit our website:

Interviews will be held the week commencing 5th October 2020.

This vacancy is subject to potential incoming TUPE activity and therefore suitable transferring employees would take priority for successful post holders. We reserve the right to withdraw the vacancy at any time

Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff, and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

We are a disability confident employer. All applicants with a disability, who meet the minimum essential short-listing criteria are guaranteed an interview. If this applies to you, please ensure you complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring portion of the application Form.

We at Mind CHWF want to assure you that your privacy and the security of your data is our top priority. It always has been, and it will continue to be, as we refine our policies and internal processes. Please take a moment to read through our applicant’s privacy notice.


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