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Mental Health Community Development Worker 

Would you like to be part of a new and evolving transformation of mental health services in Camden? We are seeking a Community Development Worker to join a team from a range of local organisations to be part of this journey of change. You will need to be committed to building relationships with community organisations in order to work together to support the mental of local residents. This will include developing support spaces and groups together and improving access to local services which support well being. You will also need to be able to work with colleagues from statutory and voluntary sector mental health services to build pathways into specialist support, particularly enabling those unable to use established routes into services to receive timely support.

Please return your completed application form and EO form to recruitment@mindincamden.org.uk       

Application packs are available from 020 7911 0822 or admin@mindincamden.org.uk or can be downloaded below.

Closing date:  Monday 4th October at 9am

Interview dates

1st round: Monday 11th October

2nd round: Monday 18th October

Mental Health Community Development Worker JD and PS

Mental Health Community Development Worker Application Form

Mental Health Community Development Worker EO Form

 

Camden Mind Ventures
Charity Shop Assistant Manager

Camden Town

21 hours per week

£10.85 per hour

Camden Mind Ventures runs a busy charity shop located in the heart of Camden Town on behalf of Mind in Camden, a mental health charity.

The aim of the shop is to generate vital funds to continue the work of the charity which supports people of all ages who have substantial mental health issues.

We need someone to assist the shop manager with all aspects of shop operations, to ensure that the maximum amount of profit is gift aided to Mind in Camden as the parent charity

The role will be varied, busy and gives the opportunity to work with some amazing people including excellent volunteers and customers.

Please return your completed application form and Equality Monitoring form to recruitment@mindincamden.org.uk    

Application packs are available from 020 7911 0822 or admin@mindincamden.org.uk or can be downloaded below.

The closing date for applications is Monday 4th October 12.00 noon.

Camden Mind Ventures - Charity Shop Assistant Manager - Introduction

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Mind Ventures Charity Shop Assistant Manager JD

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Mental Health Welfare Rights Development Worker 

Mind in Camden are seeking a Welfare Rights Development Worker to join our new core team within Camden. You’ll be responsible for maintaining up-to-date welfare rights information, supporting colleagues with challenging welfare cases and ensuring that the team is equipped to support people with welfare rights issues and linked up with other welfare rights providers.  

The role requires someone who has excellent knowledge of welfare rights legislation with a good awareness of how individuals with mental health needs access welfare support, as well as the challenges faced. You will have a keen interest in welfare accessibility, specifically surrounding mental health and have an embodied person-centred approach to mental health recovery work.  

Please return your completed application form and Equality Monitoring form to recruitment@mindincamden.org.uk    

Application packs are available from 020 7911 0822 or admin@mindincamden.org.uk or can be downloaded below.

Closing date: 14th October 9.00 am

Interviews round 1: 20th October

Interviews round 2: 27th October

Mental Health Welfare Rights Development Worker Service Description

Mental Health Welfare Rights Development Worker JD-and-PS

Mental Health Welfare Rights Development Worker Application Form

Mental Health Welfare Rights Development Worker EO Form

 

We value diversity and welcome applications from all parts of the community. If you are interested in volunteering with us, our current volunteer opportunities are below:

This privacy notices tells you what you can expect us to do with the personal information you provide when you apply for a job with us.

What information do we collect?

For the purposes of recruitment we collect:
• Your name, address and contact details
• Details about your skills, experience and qualifications that are relevant to your application
• Your salary if you are currently in employment
• Equality monitoring information if you choose to supply it.
If you were to be offered a post we would also:
• Contact your referees
• Ask you to provide proof of your entitlement to work in the UK (a legal requirement)
• Need payroll information including National Insurance number and details about taxation, passport details and marital status (a requirement of HMRC)
• Undertake a criminal record check because of the nature of our work with young people and vulnerable adults
• Collect any other information required to complete a contract of employment
• Only keep recruitment information that is relevant to your employment

Our purpose in collecting the information

We request information that enables us to manage the recruitment process, assess and confirm a candidate’s suitability for the role and to make a decision about to whom to offer the post.

Equality monitoring, which involves collecting special category data such as ethnic origin and sexual orientation, is done to help us to fulfil our commitment to creating a diverse, non-discriminatory working environment. Providing this information is optional. However, if a candidate has special needs for which we may need to make reasonable adjustments, we would need to obtain relevant information to enable us to consider the request.

Legal basis for processing your information

We have a legitimate interest in processing personal data for recruitment purposes and for keeping records of the process. We may also need to process data from job applications to respond to and defend against legal claims. We do not use automated decision making. We have no intention of transferring your data to another country and would only do so with your permission.

How do we safeguard your information and how long is it kept?

Your application form is kept in a secure email account or locked filing cabinet and is seen only by people participating in the recruitment process. Paperwork is kept securely for six months after the interviews and then confidentially destroyed or deleted.

Equality monitoring forms are detached when received and processed anonymously. They are not seen by the interview panel. The forms are securely destroyed once the monitoring is completed.

If you were to be employed by us, your employment information would be kept securely in locked cabinets and in computer files with restricted access until you leave. Then your information is transferred to a secure storage facility for seven years before being destroyed.

We have internal policies and controls to ensure that your data is not lost, accidentally destroyed, misused or disclosed inappropriately. It is not accessed except by our staff in the proper performance of their duties. We also have procedures in place to deal with any suspected data security breach.

Your rights to correct and access your information and to ask for it to be erased

As a data subject you have a number of rights. You can:
• Access and obtain a copy of your data on request
• Require us to change incorrect or incomplete data
• Require us to delete or stop processing your data under some circumstances, for example, where data is no longer necessary for the purposes of processing

Making a complaint

If you have any concerns or would like to make a complaint please contact us as described below. We hope that we will be able to resolve any query or concern you may raise about our processing of your information. If not, you can contact the Information Commissioner at https://ico.org.uk/concerns or phone 0303 123 1113.

How to contact us

You can contact us in a number of ways: by phone, email or post:
Mind in Camden
Barnes House
9-15 Camden Road
London NW1 9LQ

020 7911 0822
recruitment@mindincamden.org.uk

You can raise any data protection concerns or issues with our Chief Executive, Brian Dawn, via the contact details above.

Please note:

We regularly review and, where necessary, update our privacy information. If we plan to use personal data for a new purpose we will update our privacy information and communicate the changes to those concerned before starting any new processing.

 

Volunteer for Us

If you would like to help us we would love to hear from you.
Phoenix Recovery Volunteer

Phoenix Recovery Volunteers provide a variety of forms of support to members of our Phoenix Service to assist and promote their recovery. They work alongside paid senior recovery workers, specialist sessional workers and other volunteers. The Phoenix provides services from its base in the heart of Camden Town, as well as various community venues throughout the borough of Camden.

The role offers different opportunities depending on the skills and interests of the volunteer and the current needs of the service. Full details can be seen below in the Role Description.

Please return your completed application form to volunteer@mindincamden.org.uk

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Phoenix-Recovery-Volunteer-Application-Form-Sep2021 

Phoenix-Recovery-Volunteer EO Form

 

Healthy Minds Activities Volunteer

The Healthy Minds Community Programme helps Camden residents reconnect with their community through a range of free courses, workshops and activities. With events hosted by the likes of British Museum, Central Saint Martins, Triyoga and more, we offer participants new opportunities to get involved in Camden life.

As an activities volunteer, you’ll attend and hold small group sessions to support members in engaging with physical activities, arts and crafts, adult education courses, storytelling workshops, museum tours and many more. You will act as a Mind representative, supporting sessions, and making members feel safe and comfortable out in the community.

Healthy Minds Activities Volunteer

Healthy Minds Activities Volunteer Application Form

Healthy Minds Volunteer Activities EO Form

 

Volunteers are essential to Mind in Camden – bringing a wide range of experience, insight, interest and commitment.  One of our core principles is the desire to involve people who use, or have used, our services. Each individual has the potential to make a unique contribution and we welcome this diversity.

People have many different reasons for wanting to volunteer. You don’t need to have experience of mental health settings as we’ll provide the training you need and support you whilst you are here.

We are committed to good practice in volunteering and have a Volunteer Agreement that summarises the mutual expectations between Mind in Camden and our volunteers.  If you would like to join us, we would love to hear from you. Please have a look below to see our current opportunities.

Thank you for your support and interest, and take care.
  • We provide appropriate induction, training and support
  • We are committed to valuing diversity in the recruitment, selection and involvement of volunteers – download our organisational policy here: Equality Policy
  • Volunteers’ contributions are valued and will be treated with respect
  • We seek volunteers’ views on team and organisational issues
The first step is to send us an application form for the role you are interested in.

The selection process is based on this and also the current needs of Mind in Camden. We need satisfactory references and a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check for all roles and we will explain how to apply for the DBS check.

For roles involving direct contact with the people using our services, such as Phoenix and Healthy Minds, you will need to complete one of our training courses before you can begin.

Training for volunteering in other teams will usually take place when you start. We can reimburse travel and other out of pocket expenses.

Volunteer in our charity shop

This page explains why we collect personal information, how we use it and what steps we take to make sure it is kept secure.

Privacy notices apply to anyone who shares personal information with us: people seeking a service, volunteers, staff, job applicants. Each service has its own privacy notice, but described here is a general overview of our treatment of personal information.

Please note:

We regularly review and, where necessary, update our privacy information. If we plan to use your personal data for a new purpose, we will inform you about the changes before starting any new processing.

  1. Who we are

Mind in Camden is a charity that supports people experiencing challenging issues with their mental health. We provide a range of services via groups, community activities, on a one-to-one basis and online.

We are a "data controller" for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 2018 and the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016 ("Data Protection Law"). This means that we have responsibilities when we process your personal information.

  1. What information do we collect?

  • Your name, address and contact details
  • Information to help us to monitor our equality policy e.g. ethnic background, age
  • Some background information about you so that we can offer an appropriate service, or process a job or volunteer application
  1. How do we use your information?

If you are seeking a service, we may need some information about your health and wellbeing and details of other services you are in touch with so that we can discuss with you what support might be most useful.

If you are applying for a job or volunteering opportunity, we request information that enables us to manage the recruitment process, and assess and confirm your suitability for the role.

Equality monitoring involves collecting special category data such as ethnic origin and sexual orientation, and is done to help us to fulfil our commitment to creating a diverse, non-discriminatory environment. Providing this information is optional

We use your personal contact details for the purpose of keeping in touch with you.

  1. What legal basis do we have for processing your information?

In most cases, we have a legitimate interest in processing personal data to provide services and

that includes safeguarding people who use or are part of our services. We have no intention of transferring your data to another country and would only do so with your permission.

  1. How do we safeguard your information and how long is it kept?

Your information is only seen by people who are entitled to do so in order to carry out their duties. We have strict confidentiality practices.

Your information is kept securely in computer files with restricted access and/or paper information is kept in locked cabinets.

We have internal policies and controls to ensure that your data is not lost, accidentally destroyed, misused or disclosed inappropriately. We also have procedures in place to deal with any suspected data security breach.

Personal data is kept only for as long as necessary or to fulfil legal requirements. The length of time will differ depending on the reason for us holding the data. Please ask if you would like to know how long we will keep your data.

  1. Your rights to correct and access your information and to ask for it to be erased

As a data subject you have a number of rights. You can:

  • Access and obtain a copy of your data on request
  • Require us to change incorrect or incomplete data
  • Require us to delete or stop processing your data under some circumstances, for example, where data is no longer necessary for the purposes of processing
  1. Making a complaint

You can raise any data protection concerns or issues with our Chief Executive, Brian Dawn, via the contact details below. We hope that we will be able to resolve any query or concern you may raise about our processing of your information. If not, you can contact the Information Commissioner at https://ico.org.uk/concerns or phone 0303 123 1113.

  1. How to contact us

You can contact us in a number of ways: by phone, email or post:

Mind in Camden
Barnes House
9-15 Camden Road
London NW1 9LQ
020 7911 0822

admin@mindincamden.org.uk

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Support our work

As with any charity, the support we receive from individuals and charitable trusts helps us to continue to provide our essential services. However, support isn’t all about money – we value any kind of contribution you may be able to make to our services or organisation.

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