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North Kent Mind is a growing mental health charity with over 50 years’ experience of providing mental health services to local people. We are now recruiting for the following:


Schools and Training Coach

37 Hours per week – £20,049 pro rata

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Term Time only

North Kent Mind Schools and Training Coaches are recruited by the organisation to ensure support, development and facilitation of the service.  Schools and Training Coaches have particular skills in group work, project development or leading presentations and/or experience working with young people.

To work directly with young people, in various school support services (largely based in Medway) to develop their understanding of mental health issues and coping mechanisms by providing programmes of activities, individual support sessions and other support as required. They will assist with service development by contributing to planning, delivery and monitoring of local provisions.

We are looking to recruit two Schools and Training Coaches.  If you have the experience and skills to carry out the role, we would like to hear from you.

Closing date for applications: Friday, 10th August 2020 at 5pm.  This role is being advertised externally as well as internally within North Kent Mind.

For further information please contact 01322 291380 and ask to speak to Rebecca Smith or download an application pack.  CV’s alone will not be accepted, but they can be attached to the application.

North Kent Mind is striving to be an Equal Opportunities employer


Children’s Support Worker

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Sessional Self Employed – £15 per hour

Term Time only

North Kent Mind has been successful in obtaining a 12 month grant to employ a sessional Children’s Support Worker, to compliment Schools and Training Services, in supporting primary school children via individual work and group work. The position will be based in schools and involve planning and delivery. The rate of pay will be £15p/h and estimated hours will be 1 full day per week within a school, across academic year 2020/2021, plus prep/supervision. 

The successful candidate would preferably have experience of working with primary school aged children.  Flexibility around working hours would also be desirable.

Closing date for applications: Friday, 10th August 2020 at 5pm. 

For further information please contact 01322 291380 and ask to speak to Rebecca Smith or download an application pack.  CV’s alone will not be accepted, but they can be attached to the application.

North Kent Mind is striving to be an Equal Opportunities employer


Support Services – Bank Worker

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£ 9.44 per hour

North Kent Mind is a mental health charity with over 50 years’ experience of providing mental health services to local people.

We are looking to recruit Bank Workers to join our Support Services teams which comprise Wellbeing, Employment and Housing.

If you have experience of working with people with mental health problems, we would like to hear from you. The work is varied for the right candidates, and can normally involve running Activity sessions, facilitating Courses, or supporting ad hoc projects working with individuals, via a variety of channels including telephone and online conferencing.

The successful candidates will need to display an empathic attitude towards people with mental health problems.  You will also need to be able to engage with vulnerable people with a wide range of mental health issues, and understand the importance of confidentiality and information governance.

Depending on your experience, you will be responsible for supporting and encouraging service users to take part in activities, delivering various psycho-educational courses, working with individuals regarding their particular issues and maintaining accurate data and paperwork. For the right candidates, there will also be opportunities to get involved in occasional special projects as they arise.

You should also have the ability to work as part of a team or on your own initiative.

Deadline 31 July 2020 with interviews to be held on 5 August (via Zoom).

For further information please contact 01322 291380 or email admin@northkentmind.co.uk for a Bank Worker application pack.  CV’s alone will not be accepted, but they can be attached to the application. Interviews will be held following application.


Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner

37 hours per week – £24,214 rising after 2 years to £25,641

Part time posts also available

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We are looking to recruit Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners to work in our IAPT service. The PWPs will be supervised by, and report to the Psychological Therapies Manager. They will be part of an IAPT team which will include: qualified and trainee PWPs, qualified and trainee High Intensity CBT therapists, sessional therapists as well as IAPT administrative staff.

PWP’s must be flexible to deliver services in a number of venues in the Dartford Gravesham and Medway Clinical Commissioning Group Areas. The location of the office base for these posts will be notified on appointment.

It is also a condition of employment that the postholder is prepared, whenever applicable, to travel to and work at any of our office or therapy premises within reasonable travelling distance on a temporary or permanent basis. There is also a requirement to work and evenings or weekends each week to fulfil our commitment to clients who are only available to receive services at these times.

If you are a qualified PWP and would like to work for our mental health charity and be based in either Dartford, Gravesend or Medway please contact us.


Volunteer Positions

Fundraising Volunteer

We are looking to recruit a Fundraising Volunteer to assist in the day-to-day support for Fundraising within North Kent Mind.

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If you would like to apply, please submit a CV and statement of interest to:

wendyheathcote@northkentmind.co.uk.