Employment Opportunities

Female Support Worker (Mother to Mother Project)

Fixed term contract: 12 months with the potential to extend

Salary: £29,043 pro rata (£5,808 per year for 1 day a week)

We are looking for a female Support worker to join our women-only project – Mother2Mother at Islington Mind. This project is funded to be a woman only project. For genuine occupational requirement reasons, we are looking to appoint a Female support worker for this post in line with the Equality Act 2010 Part 1 Schedule 9.

The Mother2Mother project is an open-access, open-ended weekly support provision for women caregivers from ‘hard to reach’ families facing multiple disadvantages in combinations with mental health problems,

You will be part of a collaborative and dynamic Women-Only team that is eager to significantly impact on the wellbeing and the recovery process of women caregivers of people with mental health problems.

You will help with facilitating the running of a 1-day a week vibrant Women-Carers-Only Space, support and ensure the safety of its therapeutic drop-in, support service users in one to one and group settings, help with the cooking of a daily lunch, convene and facilitate users’ meetings, help with the monitoring and evaluation of the Mother To Mother project and with co-production of new activities, projects and events.

Location: The post holder will provide a service from 35 Ashley Road, London N19 3AG and from other Islington Mind sites in the borough and external locations.

Please see the Job Description for further details.

Download the application form and return with a covering letter and a copy of your CV to ossi.ron@islingtonmind.org.uk

Closing date: 12 December 2023.

Interviews will be week commencing 18 December 2023.

Fundraising and Administration Officer

0.4-0.6 FTE, 2-3 days/week
Salary: £29,000-£31,650 per annum

As a leading voluntary sector mental health organisation in Islington, we offer high-quality services to local residents seeking mental health advice and support.

We want everyone to have better mental health and wellbeing, to realise their ambitions, connect to their strength and make the most of their lives, their relationships and their communities.

The main purpose of the Fundraising and Administration Officer is:

  • To support the development of business opportunities to generate income for the charity, ensuring development opportunities are effectively maximised principally from statutory (commissioned funding), trusts and foundations.
  • To facilitate and help develop Islington Mind’s administrative systems enabling the smooth running of the organisation.

You will also be responsible for raising the profile and reputation of the charity.

Necessarily, this will be done in collaboration with colleagues who are involved in delivering services as well as with the involvement of service users in the co-production of propositions to funders.

Download the full job description

To apply, please email your CV and a letter of interest to our administrator, Min Wilkinson: min.wilkinson@islingtonmind.org.uk

Closing date: rolling deadline