MHFA England careers
Our goal is to train one in ten people in Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) skills, because we all have mental health. Through quality mental health information and skills training, we want to empower people to care for themselves and others. Want to join us?
Our head office in central London is where our friendly and dedicated team work to make MHFA courses possible. We offer a range of benefits including:
MHFA England is proud to be a Disability Confident employer, having achieved Level 2 of the DWP Disability Confident scheme. We're also accredited at the London Healthy Workplace Charter - Achievement Level, which recognises organisations with a 'more advanced and comprehensive approach to employee wellbeing'.
Visit our employer profile at charityjob.co.uk to see and apply for current vacancies at our head office in central London.
Please note we can only accept applications with a cover letter.
By training as an independent MHFA instructor you can deliver your own courses and earn an income on a self-employed basis. Learn more
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England, a thriving social enterprise ranked 457 in the FT 1000: Europe’s Fastest Growing Companies 2017, is looking to appoint a new CEO. Our organisation is seeking an outstanding individual to lead and inspire its people to continue working towards our vision ‘to normalise society’s attitudes and behaviours around mental health, by developing the skills we need to look after our own and others’ wellbeing’. This prestigious role will also require the business acumen to ensure that MHFA England continues to thrive as a community interest company and grow in a sustainable way.
If you would like more information on this role, or to book an appointment to speak with the Director please contact email@example.com or alternatively you can give us a call on 020 7250 8062.
Do you have a high attention to detail and experience in events coordination? Are you looking for a new and exciting job opportunity and looking to further develop your career?
We are looking for a Training Events Administrator to join our vibrant and dynamic Instructor Training Team. The successful candidate will support the team in the co-ordination of a busy nationwide programme of training events. You’ll support with the sourcing of training venues and catering and oversee the booking process from start-finish and support with the logistics of the events. You will be a first point of contact within the team, responding to enquiries and requests and providing excellent customer service at all times. You will enjoy communicating with people and use this skill to build relationships and engage with our wider community.
You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be proficient in Microsoft office; experience of using CRM systems and databases would be desirable. You’ll have excellent customer service skills and attention to detail, while experience of working within a training environment would be advantageous.
You will be a highly organised, solution focused individual who is self-motivated with a positive can-do attitude. You will enjoy working as part of a team, sharing ideas and learning from others. You’ll be adaptable and enjoy working in a fast-paced, changing environment with the ability to adjust and manage a changing workload with shifting priorities.
MHFA England is a Community Interest Company and is the leading provider of mental health literacy training in England. We are a friendly, supportive, fast-paced organisation and are striving to be an exemplary health and wellbeing employer. It’s important that we look after you and we are proactive in supporting all our employee’s health and wellbeing. You’ll enjoy 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays, along with a winter and summer office closure in addition to your annual leave. We provide a pension contribution for you which is matched up to 5%. We’ll support your development and growth and help you develop your experience and skills to achieve your personal and the businesses goals.
We have embarked on an ambitious journey of growth over the last 18 months and if you are looking for the next exciting step in your career, this a great time for you to join us and play your part in training one in ten of the population in MHFA skills. We are looking forward to welcoming the successful candidate in to our talented and dynamic team.
MHFA England values diversity and inclusion and welcomes applicants from all backgrounds and sections of the community.
How to apply
For the full job description and person specification please see the attached document.
To apply please submit a covering letter and CV demonstrating how you meet the requirements of the role.
The closing date for applications is Tuesday 22nd May 2018. Interviews will be held on Friday 1st June 2018.