Mind in Camden - Healthy Minds Get Set to Go Sports & Fitness Development Worker - Readvertisement

Closing date:
16/01/2017
Salary:
£14,767 for 21 hours per week
Location:
Camden
Expected interview dates:
23rd and 31st January 2017

About the role

Mind in Camden provides a range of services:  Phoenix, a Wellbeing & Recovery service; REST, a tranquilliser addiction service; Hearing Voices projects for: young people, voice hearers in prison and refugee and asylum seekers; a social prescribing service project and now a Healthy Minds Community Project.

You will co-ordinate a new project to support people experiencing mental distress to access sports and fitness facilities in Camden. You will work with providers to train/support them to improve access to people with mental health issues and will manage a team of volunteer sports navigators.

You need a good understanding of sports, person-centred mental health work and the benefits of physical activity on wellbeing.  Ability to motivate and lead others, and lead the project.

Staff benefits include 5% contribution to an auto-enrolled pension scheme 27 days holiday (pro-rata for part-time staff) and an Employee Assistance Programme.

For an application pack, write to Mind in Camden, Barnes House, 9-15 Camden Road, London NW1 9LQ

T: 020 7911 0822

e: recruitment@mindincamden.org.uk

w: www.mindincamden.org.uk

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