Oxfordshire Mind has committed to embed the involvement of service users and stakeholders at all levels within the organisation, while aiming always for a co-productive approach. We aim to ensure that all involvement is recovery and wellbeing focused, is inclusive, is meaningful, and has a positive impact. We have a clear Involvement Strategy outlining how we will make this happen, and we are seeking an enthusiastic Involvement Co-ordinator to support this work.
HOURS: 22.5 – 30 hours per week (flexible)
SALARY: £25,926.90 – £28,226.47 (SCP 19-23) per annum, pro rata
HOLIDAYS: 28 days plus bank holidays (pro rata)
ACCOUNTABLE TO: Head of Innovation
PROBATIONARY PERIOD: 6 months
PENSION: Auto enrolment scheme in place
BASE: It is proposed that the post-holder will be partially home working and partially office-based, with some travel to service and community sites across Oxfordshire and Berkshire. The post will involve meetings with partners and stakeholders, although many of these may be virtual, at least initially.
ABOUT OXFORDSHIRE MIND
We’re Mind, the mental health charity. We’re here to make sure anyone with a mental health problem has somewhere to turn for advice and support; in total over 20,000 people access our services each year. With one in four people experiencing a mental health problem at some point in their lives, people need Mind more than ever. Our work includes:
- The Transitional Supported Housing Recovery Service (part of the Oxfordshire Mental Health Partnership).
- The TalkingSpace Plus psychological therapy service in partnership with Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust.
- The Oxfordshire Mind Wellbeing Service, which is part of both the TalkingSpace Plus and Oxfordshire Mental Health Partnerships and includes:
- Five Wellbeing Centres throughout the county
- The Information Service, including the Oxfordshire Mind Guide publication, website and the Information Line
- Physical Activity and Wellbeing
- Benefits for Better Mental Health, a welfare benefits advice service
- Volunteering and Peer Support Opportunities
- Oxford and Banbury Safe Havens
- Embedded workers in primary and secondary care
- Services for Children and Young People
- Raising awareness and campaigning activity.
We employ over 230 staff and operate in 29 locations across Oxfordshire and Berkshire.
PURPOSE OF THE JOB
To ensure views of service users and people with lived experience of mental health inform the development and delivery of our services, operations, and ongoing strategy.
Full details: SUIC JD (002)
Closing date: midnight 24.10.2021
Interview date: 03.11.2021
Interview location: Virtual via Microsoft Teams