The Senior Management Team comprises the CEO, Jenny Robinson, and the three Directors for Operational Support, Children and Young People Services and Community Development which includes our Theraputic team. Together they are responsible for turning organisational strategy into operational reality.
Nicola heads up our Children and Young People team that delivers mental health awareness assemblies and workshops in schools. Nicola started at Mind as a volunteer and worked as a Mental Health Advocate in Oldham Hospital.
Vicky looks after our Community Development Team and the Training Academy, delivering accredited mental health training Mindful Employer Services for business and community resilience workshops.
Our cafe manager Paul is responsible for running the Café and supporting Paul is Surinder who brings an international flavour to the menus. We also have the many amazing volunteers who give their own time to help out in the cafés, without whom we would be unable to operate.
The operational management of the Therapeutic Team is delivered by Kirsty, who started as a volunteer. She brings her experience and passion resulting in an array of holistic supportive services from Advice and Guidance to Counselling to Mindfulness. Supporting them is a team of front line clinical workers; again the majority of the staff started their journey here as volunteers and bring a rich wealth of experience and skills in many walks of life.
We have a Kitchen Garden in Hyde. Michelle manages our team of Coordinators who are assisted by some amazing volunteers. Between them, the staff has a vast experience of working with a range of horticultural organisations, including Kindling Trust, Hulme Community Garden Centre, The Lost Plot and the Green party. You can arrange to come and visit to find out more about us.
The paid staff team is in place so we can support the 100+ volunteers that provided over a staggering 4000 face to face appointments and assisted in handling over 10,000 telephone enquiries last year. They are truly an inspiration and the substance to the services we offer! Whether you have already accessed our service yet or not, we welcome you on your journey with us. Remember what you put into it is what you get out of it!
Robin is our Operations Director and is responsible for our central services. Zenia leads the HR, Quality and Resources team and Claire manages the Contracts, Pathways and Outcomes Monitoring team. Pritesh is responsible for finance and Sinead and Ella are our Fundraising and Marketing Managers who will probably try to encourage you to run a marathon for us.
Not forgetting all the volunteers who give up their time to support us to deliver our valuable work. Without them we could not do the fabulous job we do.