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Application Deadline
02 June 2021

Contract type

37.5 hours per week, 5 days/week

SC5 SP23 £27,107


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 Recovery 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 BAME communities with substance misuse issues. The post holder 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.

We are open to conversations about flexible working, however the postholder will need to be visible and present in the office, particularly during the first three months, subject to an individual Covid Risk assessment. We have a flexible approach to working from home.

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 email us the attached equal opportunities form to the HR Team.

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.

How to apply

For more information about the role and to apply please use the Breathe HR link below.

To apply, please send us your application form by 5pm on Wednesday 2nd June 2021.

Interview Date: TBD

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