Our vision is to improve the mental health of the nation.

We all have mental health. Better mental health is good for everyone and recognising this is good for society.

We want a society where everyone can thrive. We believe in zero stigma surrounding mental health. We want mental health to be openly discussed and supported.

We want our training to create an unshakable belief that we can all talk freely about mental health and seek support when we need it. We will achieve this through our mission to train one in ten people in mental health awareness and skills.

Want to join us?

We are committed to rewarding our employees with competitive pay, a flexible and supportive workplace, opportunities to grow and develop, and our promise that we will put your wellbeing first.

See our full list of benefits below:

  Looking after you
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Two wellbeing breaks, in summer and winter
  • Free Mental Health First Aid training
  • Employee Assistance Programme with a 24-hour helpline from Health Assured, occupational health and counselling
  • Free flu jab to protect your health in winter
  • Death-in-service and critical illness cover
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
  • Free eye test and £55 towards glasses
  • Cycle to work scheme with an interest free loan to buy a bicycle
  At work
  • Competitive salary benchmarked against the market rates
  • Commitment to the London Living Wage
  • Matched pension scheme (up to 5%)
  • Centre of Excellence in Wellbeing
  • Flexible working hours and access to flexible ways of working
  • Performance Development Reviews, focussing on your learning and progression
  • Line managers trained in Mental Health First Aid
  Values and culture
  • We work by our values – clear, accessible, empowering, trustworthy, innovative
  • Wellbeing is at the heart of all that we do and say, we are friendly and supportive
  • Committed to equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Ways to have your say, including regular engagement sessions at team meetings and feedback surveys
  • Compassionate leave, if you need it
  • Commitment to volunteering
  Social and collective
  • Fun Club, festive events and celebrations
  • Monthly birthday celebrations
  • Team lunches and events
  • Regular all team meetings with opportunities to share your ideas
  • 'Bonusly' employee recognition and reward scheme
  Personal growth
  • Investing in your professional development, including qualifications and mentoring
  • Opportunities for secondment, promotion and progression
  • Access to leadership programme
  • Opportunity for career break after five years of service
  • Opportunities for financial training

We have an unwavering commitment to diversity, to enable each and every one of our people to have a full sense of belonging within and across our organisation. Our people are empowered to bring their whole selves to work and celebrate diversity in all its glory. We run regular lunch and learn sessions to explore and stay educated on a range of diversity, inclusion and equality topics.

It is our collective responsibility to create and sustain an inclusive environment. Our Inclusion Network advocates for diversity and accessibility across the organisation and ensures that everyone has an opportunity to be heard.

We celebrate key moments and events, such as Pride in London, Black History Month and International Women’s Day because they reflect the diverse makeup of our people. We recognise that our diversity makes us stronger, more innovative, more creative and this all helps us in better serving our people, our customers and our communities.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy or maternity leave status. We are especially keen to encourage applications from people currently underrepresented within the organisation, including but not limited to people from the LGBT+ community, people with disabilities, and people from a Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic background.

Are you with us?

Part of the way we achieve change is by role modelling best practice as a workplace. Our awards and accrediations include:


UK's Best Workplaces™ for Wellbeing 2022 Medium category logo

UK's Best Workplaces™ for Wellbeing 2022
We were named one of the UK’s Best Workplaces™ for Wellbeing 2022 (Medium category - 51-250 employees) by Great Place to Work®.


UK's Best Workplaces 2020 Medium category logo

Great Place to Work: UK's Best Workplaces 2020
We were named one of the UK’s Best Workplaces™ 2020 (Medium category - 51-250 employees) by Great Place to Work®.


Great Place to Work: Excellence in Wellbeing logo

Great Place to Work: Excellence in Wellbeing
We are delighted to receive this award recognising our culture, rewards, and support given to staff.


Disability Confident Leader logo

Disability Confident Leader
We achieved Leader status this year demonstrating our approach to recruiting and retaining people with disabilities and health conditions.


Mindful Employer logo

Mindful Employer
By being a Mindful Employer we demonstrate our commitment to supporting our employees.


London Living Wage logo

London Living Wage employer
We are an accredited London Living Wage employer which means we pay all our employees a wage they can live on.


London Healthy Workplace Charter - Achievement Level logo

London Healthy Workplace Charter
In 2017 we achieved the London Healthy Workplace Charter - Achievement Level, which recognises organisations with a more advanced and comprehensive approach to employee wellbeing.We decided not to complete this in 2018 as we are working towards the excellence level.


2017 BAME 100 award logo

2017 BAME100 Board Talent Index
Our then CEO Poppy Jaman was recognised in the BAME100 Board Talent Index 2017, a list of 100 black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) professionals, compiled to celebrate a range of achievements and contributions.


FT 1000 2017

2017 FT 1000: Europe's fastest growing companies
In 2017 we were recognised in the FT 1000 as one of Europe's fastest growing companies. We continue to grow but no longer meet the criteria for a small company!

 
Memberships
Association of Mental Health Providers logo

We are a member of the Association of Mental Health Providers, a membership organisation for policy makers and the national voice on consultations, discussions and commissioning for mental health.


Equally Well logo

We are a member of Equally Well UK, working to bring about equal physical health for people with mental illness.

See below or visit our employer profile at charityjob.co.uk for current vacancies at our head office in central London.

Please note we can only accept applications with a cover letter.

Equal opportunities recruitment monitoring

Whilst not mandatory, we would like to encourage all applicants to complete our equal opportunities monitoring form so that we can assess our performance.

If you are concerned about how your data will be stored, accessed or shared, please be reassured that it will be kept strictly confidential at all times and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018. It will not be accessible to anyone outside of our designated authorised personnel and will be used to monitor the effectiveness of our employment policies so that we can improve where required.

This information will be used for statistical purposes only and you will not be identified in any way.

Position: Web Copywriter - 6 month FTC - Full Time or Part time
Closing Date:
Location: MHFA England office, London and homeworking
Salary: £ 36,441.89 plus generous benefits package
Company: Mental Health First Aid England

Description:

MHFA England is a social enterprise and the leading provider of mental health skills and awareness training courses in England. Our vision is to improve the health of the nation, through normalising society’s attitudes and behaviours around mental health, by developing the skills we need to look after our own and others’ wellbeing.

We are a friendly, inclusive, dynamic, fast-paced organisation and we strive to be an exemplary health and wellbeing employer. Currently we are undertaking an ambitious Digital Transformation Programme so that we can achieve our digital vision to seamlessly connect and engage Customers, Clients, Members and Staff and support our mission to train 1:10 people in mental health knowledge and skills.

What are we looking for?

We are looking for a talented Copy Writer, to create compelling and engaging copy that helps MHFA England elevate its position as the leader in workplace mental health. The post holder will lead on writing copy that will drive new and repeat business, grow market position, support members and achieve revenue and impact goals in line with the organisation’s, mission and commercial strategy. 

You will be able to:

- Work with the Marketing and Communications team, as well as other key teams across the organisation, to define requirements for high quality written web content

- Write, proofread, and edit copy utilising your copywriting skills and experience to deliver new and optimised website copy, supporting the organisation to produce better copy to help meet our objectives

- Ensure all copy is on brand, utilising MHFA England’s tone of voice and copy guidelines ensuring copy is action focused, human inclusive, accessible and has diversity at its core

- Support the marcomms team with additional copywriting requirements as required, including though leadership, blogs, FAQs, mailers, key messages etc

You will have:

- Strong understanding of what makes compelling web copy and drives the reader to act

-Skilled copywriter with ability to create variety of copy for a range of audiences

-Best practice knowledge of design principles

-Project management skills

-Proof reading and editing skills

Ability to manage workload independently and work on multiple projects simultaneously

Desirable skills:

- Awareness of mental health and wellbeing in the workplace

Looking after you

Wellbeing is at the heart of all that we do and say - we are a friendly and supportive organisation. We are committed to rewarding our employees with competitive pay, a flexible and supportive workplace, opportunities to grow and develop, and our promise that we will put your wellbeing first.

What we offer:

-25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

-Two wellbeing breaks, in summer and winter

-Free Mental Health First Aid training

-Employee Assistance Programme with a 24-hour helpline from Health Assured, occupational health and counselling

-Free flu jab to protect your health in winter

-Employee benefits after probation period:

-Investing in your professional development, including qualifications and mentoring

-Enhanced maternity leave

-Free eye test and £55 towards glasses

-Cycle to work scheme with an interest free loan to buy a bicycle

-Matched pension scheme (up to 5%)

Flexible working hours and access to flexible ways of working

Commitment to volunteering

'Bonusly' employee recognition and reward scheme

Interested? How to apply:

To apply please submit a covering letter and CV demonstrating how you meet the requirements of the role. Early application is advised as we will be interviewing as applications are received.


Additional Documents:

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Position: HR & Wellbeing Business Partner
Closing Date:
Location: MHFA London offices and homeworking
Salary: £ 36,441.89 plus generous benefits package
Company: Mental Health First Aid England

Description:
Description: MHFA England is a social enterprise and the leading provider of mental health skills and awareness training courses in England. Our vision is to improve the health of the nation, through normalising society’s attitudes and behaviours around mental health, by developing the skills we need to look after our own and others’ wellbeing. We are a friendly, inclusive, dynamic, fast-paced organisation and we strive to be an exemplary health and wellbeing employer. Currently we are undertaking an ambitious Digital Transformation Programme so that we can achieve our digital vision to seamlessly connect and engage Customers, Clients, Members and Staff and support our mission to train 1:10 people in mental health knowledge and skills. What are we looking for? We are looking for an experienced HR Business Partner to support all directorates providing first level advice to directors, Heads of Department, experts, and support staff on matters including recruitment and selection, contracts and employee relations, and induction of new starters. To work with the internal stakeholders on developing and delivering interventions to improve communication with and engagement of staff. The HR & Wellbeing Business is also involved in producing and analysing data to inform and feed into the People strategy. You will be able to: • Work with the Head of department and our HR legal advisors to ensure that policies are up to date, effective and legally compliant through a planned policy review • Plan and deliver successful recruitment plans and campaigns • Oversee and manage the enrolment and entitlement of any relevant staff benefits • Support the implementation of best practice in equality, diversity and inclusion across our HR policies and practices and develop reporting metrics • Manage the electronic HR management system, leading on training staff and ensuring electronic and paper files are maintained • Manage any employee relations cases as needed • Provide regular management reports and audits on the system to ensure compliance You will have: • Excellent knowledge of HR policies and practices relating to employment law • Skilled copywriter with ability to create variety of copy for a range of audiences • Knowledge of implementing employment law and best practice • Experience and knowledge of HR data management systems and reporting Project management skills • Desirable – CIPD level 5 or equivalent experience Looking after you Wellbeing is at the heart of all that we do and say - we are a friendly and supportive organisation. We are committed to rewarding our employees with competitive pay, a flexible and supportive workplace, opportunities to grow and develop, and our promise that we will put your wellbeing first. What we offer: • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays • Two wellbeing breaks, in summer and winter • Free Mental Health First Aid training • Employee Assistance Programme with a 24-hour helpline from Health Assured, occupational health and counselling • Free flu jab to protect your health in winter Employee benefits after probation period: • Investing in your professional development, including qualifications and mentoring • Enhanced maternity leave • Free eye test and £55 towards glasses • Cycle to work scheme with an interest free loan to buy a bicycle • Matched pension scheme (up to 5%) • Flexible working hours and access to flexible ways of working • Commitment to volunteering • 'Bonusly' employee recognition and reward scheme Interested? How to apply: To apply please submit a covering letter and CV demonstrating how you meet the requirements of the role. Early application is advised as we will be interviewing as applications are received. Mental Health First Aid England is an equal opportunities employer By applying for this job you are confirming that you have read the MHFA England Privacy Notice and accept the conditions under which your details will be processed.

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Position: Head of IT and Data
Closing Date:
Location: MHFA London offices and homeworking
Salary: £ 48,231.90
Company: Mental Health First Aid England

Description:

MHFA England is a social enterprise and the leading provider of mental health skills and awareness training courses in England. Our vision is to improve the health of the nation, through normalising society’s attitudes and behaviours around mental health, by developing the skills we need to look after our own and others’ wellbeing.

We are a friendly, inclusive, dynamic, fast-paced organisation and we strive to be an exemplary health and wellbeing employer. Currently we are undertaking an ambitious Digital Transformation Programme so that we can achieve our digital vision to seamlessly connect and engage Customers, Clients, Members and Staff and support our mission to train 1:10 people in mental health knowledge and skills.

What are we looking for?

,p>We are looking for someone with expert knowledge, experience and an innovative approach. You will lead the IT and Data Team in its support of the organisation through the introduction and maintenance of best practice provision of IT infrastructure, business systems and strategic planning of future requirements.

You will be able to:

• Build strategic collaborative partnerships across areas of responsibility

• Provide strategic and professional leadership on IT and Data projects, taking a pragmatic, evidence-based approach to decision-making

• Establish and maintain the confidence, trust and support of IT staff and users through periods of change

• Identify and resolves problems to team working

You will have:

• Experience in complex IT management/development

• Experience of strategic planning and implementation

• Experience introducing and growing data insight capability, with a knowledge of data insight architecture, analysis, research and governance best practice, methodologies, tools and frameworks

• Knowledge of change/project management processes, tools and techniques

• Knowledge of Microsoft IT products

Desirable skills:

• Awareness of mental health and wellbeing in the workplace

• Experience managing third party supplier relationships

• Budget management

Looking after you

Wellbeing is at the heart of all that we do and say - we are a friendly and supportive organisation. We are committed to rewarding our employees with competitive pay, a flexible and supportive workplace, opportunities to grow and develop, and our promise that we will put your wellbeing first.

What we offer:

-25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

-Two wellbeing breaks, in summer and winter

-Free Mental Health First Aid training

-Employee Assistance Programme with a 24-hour helpline from Health Assured, occupational health and counselling

-Free flu jab to protect your health in winter

-Investing in your professional development, including qualifications and mentoring

-Matched pension scheme (up to 5%)

How to apply

For the full job description and person specification please see the attached documents. To apply please submit a covering letter and CV demonstrating how you meet the requirements of the role. Early application encourages as we will be interviewing as candidates apply.

Mental Health First Aid England is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from candidates regardless of characteristics protected under equality legislation.  We are especially keen to encourage and welcome applications from people currently under-represented within the organisation, these include but are not limited to those from the LGBT+ community, people with disabilities and candidates who are Black or People of Colour.

By applying for this job you are confirming that you have read the MHFA England Privacy Notice and accept the conditions under which your details will be processed.


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Position: Customer Support Advisor
Closing Date:
Location: MHFA England Offices – London, and home working
Salary: £ £22,722.58 per annum plus generous benefits package
Company: Mental Health First Aid England

Description:

MHFA England is a social enterprise and the leading provider of mental health skills and awareness training courses in England. Our vision is to improve the health of the nation, through normalising society’s attitudes and behaviours around mental health, by developing the skills we need to look after our own and others’ wellbeing. Learn about our social mission and our history by reading our ‘what we do’ section on our website.

What are we looking for?

We are looking for individuals who can provide high quality, efficient service to MHFA England’s customers. You will have the ability to respond to customer queries across multiple channels and offer appropriate solutions in line with agreed SLAs, whilst maintaining accurate records of all customer interactions. As first point of contact, the role holders will play a key role in ensuring our customers are engaged and receive an exceptional service from the first interaction.

You will be able to:

•Respond to queries through different customer support channels, using questioning and listening skills to identify appropriate solutions within agreed SLAs, policies and processes •Provide accurate information using the right methods, tools and resources intended for internal and external purposes •Resolve issues and complaints by providing alternative solutions within time limits and following up to ensure resolution •Maintain detailed records of customer interactions and update records according to company policy •Monitor shared inbox and answer or allocate enquiries to appropriate staff •Respond to enquiries via phone and email, and escalate to staff as appropriate •Develop good working relationships with other teams and peers to provide effective support

You will have:

•Experience answering customer queries via telephone and email •Experience working in a fast-paced environment •Knowledge of CRM systems and data handling •Good attention to detail and ability to input information accurately

Desirable skills:

•Awareness of mental health and wellbeing in the workplace •Flexible and willing to learn new techniques, systems and processes

Looking after you

Wellbeing is at the heart of all that we do and say, we are friendly and supportive organisation. We are committed to rewarding our employees with competitive pay, a flexible and supportive workplace, opportunities to grow and develop, and our promise that we will put your wellbeing first.

What we offer:

• 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

• Two wellbeing breaks, in summer and winter

• Free Mental Health First Aid training

• Employee Assistance Programme with a 24-hour helpline from Health Assured, occupational health and counselling

• Free flu jab to protect your health in winter

All benefits included in our 'What we offer you' section on our careers page.

Interested? How to apply

For the job description please see the posting on Charity Jobs or email humanresources@mhfaengland.org

To apply, please answer the following questions and submit along with your CV. Your answers should be 200 words maximum. The closing date for applications is 15th May 2022.

• What experience and skills do you have that make you suitable for this role?

• Tell us about a time you have provided outstanding customer service

• Write an email to ‘Emma’ who is interested in attending an Online Mental Health First Aid Adult course. She wants to know how much the course costs, where she can find further information about the course, and how to book on.

Please note that telephone interviews will be taking place during the application window. If successful, you will be invited for a virtual interview following the closing date.

By applying for this job you are confirming that you have read the MHFA England Privacy Notice and accept the conditions under which your details will be processed.


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Position: Brand & Marketing Lead
Closing Date:
Location: MHFA England office, London and homeworking
Salary: £ 40,000 plus generous benefits package
Company: Mental Health First Aid England

Description:

MHFA England is a social enterprise and the leading provider of mental health skills and awareness training courses in England. Our vision is to improve the health of the nation, through normalising society’s attitudes and behaviours around mental health, by developing the skills we need to look after our own and others’ wellbeing.

We are a friendly, inclusive, dynamic, fast-paced organisation and we strive to be an exemplary health and wellbeing employer. Currently we are undertaking an ambitious Digital Transformation Programme so that we can achieve our digital vision to seamlessly connect and engage Customers, Clients, Members and Staff and support our mission to train 1:10 people in mental health knowledge and skills.

What are we looking for?

We are looking for a talented Brand Lead, to uphold and develop our brand strategy. The Brand and Design team develop and implement our brand strategy, naming, messaging and brand experience. This role is responsible for brand governance, brand protection, and the creative strategy of our brand. Reporting into the Head of Brand and Marketing and working closely with the Marketing and Content Lead, and Website Content and UX Lead to deliver an insight led, digital first, Brand and Marketing strategy. 

You will be able to:

- Lead the development of the MHFA brand strategy which embraces diversity at its core

- Manage and oversee the Graphic and Visual Designers and the design, briefing and production of all brand assets and tools

- Create content for different audiences in line with best practice

- Manage the design function to support business needs across the organisation, creating a holistic approach to all branded content and assets

- Analyse our brand performance, evaluating brand tracking and metrics

-Work closely and collaborate across organisational teams and key stakeholders to ensure delivery of the organisation’s strategic goals, mission and vision

You will have:

- Strong understanding of Brand strategy and high-level brand skills

-Experience in a Brand Manager or equivalent role, with line management experience

-Best practice knowledge of design principles

-Project management skills

-Core marketing writing skills

Desirable skills:

- Awareness of mental health and wellbeing in the workplace

- Budget management skills

- Experience of working with CRM and CMS to deliver brand activity

Looking after you

Wellbeing is at the heart of all that we do and say - we are a friendly and supportive organisation. We are committed to rewarding our employees with competitive pay, a flexible and supportive workplace, opportunities to grow and develop, and our promise that we will put your wellbeing first.

What we offer:

-25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

-Two wellbeing breaks, in summer and winter

-Free Mental Health First Aid training

-Employee Assistance Programme with a 24-hour helpline from Health Assured, occupational health and counselling

-Free flu jab to protect your health in winter

-Employee benefits after probation period:

-Investing in your professional development, including qualifications and mentoring

-Enhanced maternity leave

-Free eye test and £55 towards glasses

-Cycle to work scheme with an interest free loan to buy a bicycle

-Matched pension scheme (up to 5%)

Flexible working hours and access to flexible ways of working

Commitment to volunteering

'Bonusly' employee recognition and reward scheme

Interested? How to apply:

To apply please submit a covering letter and CV demonstrating how you meet the requirements of the role. Early application is advised as we will be interviewing as applications are received.


Additional Documents:

Apply Now