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Roles will be advertised here, however we usually offer roles internally to our current volunteers first. Volunteering with us is a great way for you to understand more about our charity and a good way for you to secure a paid role when one comes up. Please visit our volunteering page. To be notified of any vacancies, you can join our distribution list or follow us on Twitter and Facebook. To apply for any of these roles please download the files from the links provided and fill in an application form. CVs will NOT be accepted.

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We also have a number of apprenticeships available. Click here to view these and to apply.

Independent Mental Health Advocate; 18 hours per week over 3 days; 17,893.16 (pro rata) REF:IMHA

A rare opportunity to work for Tameside Oldham and Glossop Mind as an Independent Mental Health Advocate has arisen. TOG Mind has an excellent reputation in the areas of Tameside, Oldham and Glossop of delivering a wide variety of mental health services to the public. In this varied and responsible role you will be working with people that are detained under the Mental Health Act in the following ways: informing people of their rights, discussing available options, representing them in ward rounds, attending Care Programme Approach (CPA) meetings/care reviews, supporting with Mental Health Tribunals and other day to day activities that occur within a mental health unit.

This is an exciting role which allows you to develop and enhance your skills and experience in the area of emotional wellbeing and mental health. You will gain first-hand experience of working in a clinical hospital setting, as you will be based at Royal Oldham Hospital, but will also support people in the community. You will be closely interacting with professionals responsible for the clients’ care including social workers, psychiatrists, mental health nurses, solicitors and the client’s family members.

As you will be part of the Therapeutic Services Team of our organisation, you will be trained in areas relevant to your role and you will also be offered training on topics relating to supporting people with issues of emotional wellbeing. You will also benefit from the expertise and supervision that the clinical support team of the Talking Therapies department can offer.

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All completed application forms should be returned to hr@togmind.org by 3rd April 2017, 5pm. Interviews are planned to take place on the week commencing 10th April 2017.

Horticulture

We have two exciting new roles within the Horticulture team to work as part of a developing team for the Therapeutic Horticulture Department. We are a leading provider of services in this locality that support people to improve their emotional wellbeing. Working for this organisation will be a huge opportunity for the post holder to be a part of a highly skilled team of experts who deliver a wide range of services to clients in this area of Greater Manchester. Learning and professional development, as well as ongoing managerial and clinical supervision, are an integral part of every professional’s role and facilitates a meaningful professional experience with TOG Mind.

 

Therapeutic Horticulture Engagement Coordinator; 25 hrs/ week; £17,893.00 pro rata

If so, this is an exciting opportunity to work as part of a developing team for the Therapeutic Horticulture Department of Tameside, Oldham and Glossop Mind. TOG Mind is a leading provider of services in this locality that support people to improve their emotional wellbeing. Working for this organization will be a huge opportunity for the post holder to be a part of a highly skilled team of experts who deliver a wide range of services to clients in this area of Greater Manchester. Learning and professional development as well as ongoing managerial and clinical supervision are an integral part of every professional’s role and facilitates a meaningful professional experience with TOG Mind.

The role will coordinate the successful running of allotment sites that provide therapeutic horticulture to a range of client cohorts across varied funding streams. The allotments provide therapeutic space for those with learning disabilities, people experiencing mental health issues and that have other identified support needs.

The Therapeutic Horticulture Engagement Coordinator role is responsible for design, planning and delivering meaningful interventions, workshops, accredited structured educational courses to a range of clients with support needs in conjunction with the Department Lead and Training Directorate.

The Engagement Co-ordinator, will have the ability to work within and deliver outcomes on a range of innovative projects, facilitating the allotment sites and crops meaningfully by creatively and therapeutically engaging and supporting clients personal development and well-being.

The post holder will have responsibility to report effective monitoring and evaluation of activities within contracts and will have the opportunity to develop community relationships with other providers, including social workers, home carers, community providers and support workers and also represent the organisation to third parties, assisting in the development and co-ordination of relationships with referral partners, funders and others.

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All completed application forms should be returned to hr@togmind.org by Monday 10th April 2017 at 9am. And interviews are planned to be held week commencing 17th April 2017.

Therapeutic Horticulture Project Manager - £24,303.63 (pro rata £12,151) 18 hrs per week, (Monday to Friday flexible cover) (Ref: THPM)

An expanding and developing service requires a forward thinking, proactive Project Manager to operationally, tactically and strategically manage and develop the team toward sustainability guided by the principles in our Mission Statement.

TOG Mind’s Therapeutic Horticulture Department offers a range of innovative and evidence based interventions for people experiencing mental health issues, learning difficulties and/or additional needs. The Department’s portfolio currently includes packages of care and prevention/early intervention models as well as the development of a range of meaningful programmes including the delivery of accredited horticultural courses and workshops.

The key aspects of this post are to operationally, tactically and strategically manage the running of the Department and any related activities with the ability to oversee the clinical input. As the Therapeutic Horticulture Project Manager you will manage the Engagement Coordinators and their facilitation of the department’s range of volunteers/apprentices and sustain the service as a provider that strives for excellence. This post is part of a larger Therapeutic Services Directorate structure and may involve changes in responsibilities from time to time.

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All completed application forms should be returned to hr@togmind.org by 10am Monday 27th March 2017. And interviews are planned to be held week commencing April 3rd 2017.

The organisation believes that diversity is a means to achieve our ambitions. Diversity is about engagement, outreach, inclusion and service delivery as well as the people we employ and involve in our work. The organisation aims to create a generic mental health and wellbeing service which everybody can trust and value.

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