Job: Mindful Mums Project Worker (Lewisham)

Expiry date
£12,466 per annum (based on FTE salary of £24,604)

Job details

  • Fixed term contract until end of March 2019
  • 19 hours per week
  • Based in Orpington or Beckenham with travel across the borough of Lewisham

Building on the success of our Mindful Mums Programme in Bromley, we are shortly to extend our support to help prevent pregnant and new mums from developing mental health problems to Lewisham.

We are seeking a Project Worker to assist in the development, delivery and evaluation of a programme of volunteer-led support for mums during the perinatal period (pregnancy to 1 year). Groups will be run in Children and Family Centres across the borough of Lewisham.

As a Mindful Mums Project Worker you will be involved in setting up the project in Lewisham, including recruiting and training volunteer mums who have lived through their own perinatal mental health problems. You will work collaboratively, supporting volunteers to deliver Mindful Mums sessions to new and expectant mums across the Lewisham borough.

You will be an effective communicator with experience of working within community based or voluntary services. Your exceptional organisation skills will support the successful delivery of the project and ensure that it is effectively evaluated.  You will help ensure the project is marketed to the appropriate audiences.

This role will involve travel across the Lewisham borough.

This role would ideally suit a mum who has successfully managed her own perinatal mental health problems.

Please quote reference ‘ MM Lewisham 19 hours ‘ on your application form.

Closing date:       9am on Tuesday 2 May 2017
Likely Interview dates: 15 and 17 May 2017

Successful applicants will be expected to undergo an Enhanced level Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Bromley & Lewisham Mind is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from candidates with personal experience of mental health needs.