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Mental Health Practitioner at Manchester Mind

Manchester Mind believes in the power of listening and feeling heard and that a better understanding of mental health benefits everyone. Manchester Mind do this by providing a range of services across Manchester to young people and adults. To help to increase the support to young people Manchester Mind are recruiting to a new post of Mental Health Practitioner (MHP) to deliver one-to-one support to young people within schools in Manchester.

The MHP will work across four schools in Manchester in order to increase access to support to young people.

Hours: 
35 hours per week
Salary: 
£27,358 per annum
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Manchester
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High 5 4 Healthy Minds conference – free winter wellbeing conference

8 February, 2019 - 09:30 to 16:30

The High 5 4 Healthy Minds conference, creates inspiration, empowerment, strategies, understanding and skills in wellbeing and mental health. This free one day event features key note speakers and workshops.

Key note speakers include:
Claire Eastham a best-selling author and award –winning mental health blogger. She debuted her instant bestselling book ‘We’re All Mad Here’ in November 2016 .
Claire will discuss and share mental health in the workplace ‘Be Mental Health Savvy At Work’. 

Liaison Co-ordinator at Manchester Mind

Manchester Mind has been delivering services since 1989 and have developed a range of highly respected services for young people and adults living in the City. Manchester Mind are working with Greater Manchester Mental Health Trust in the delivery of an assertive outreach pathway within Community Mental Health Teams and Manchester Mind staff are employed within these teams to support that delivery.

The skills and knowledge that are important are:
• Working collaboratively with staff and managers
• HR experience

Hours: 
17.5 hours per week
Salary: 
£22,401 pro rata (£11,200 actual)
Location: 
Manchester
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Christmas and New Year 2018 – services and support

20 Dec 2018 - 14:15 by michelle.foster

Macc Christmas and New Year closure information

Our offices will be closed from 4pm on Friday 21 December and will open in the New Year on Wednesday 2 January. The Macc team sends best wishes to all during this festive period and looks forward to working with you again next year.

Here you will find details of local voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) services operating over the Christmas and New Year period, as well as details of Manchester City Councils services and local NHS services.
 

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How you can help in Manchester this Christmas!

13 Dec 2018 - 15:39 by shanna.lennon

My two colleagues and I have just come from dropping off donations at  Emmeline’s Pantry. Here at Macc we decided that one of the ways we could practice what we preach is by supporting a local Christmas Appeal, we asked for suggestions and picked at random. Emmeline’s Pantry was the name that came out of the hat.

VCSE Health and Wellbeing Fund 2019-20: Children and Young People's Mental Health – apply by 15 February 2019

7 Dec 2018 - 11:46 by michelle.foster

A new fund has been announced by the government to support VCSE organisations that help children and young people with their mental health. Applications are invited from existing schemes to trial a new approach to helping children and young people with their mental health. Gov.uk

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Acting the CEO

27 Nov 2018 - 17:37 by Mike Wild

Our Sharing Our Wellness conversation is about what keeps you mentally well and helps get through the bad days. I’m going to share something which has been going on for me this year and what helped….

Today is 28th November and I’m in work. That never happens. This is always the first Annual Leave day I book in every year because it's my auntie’s birthday. But this year is different. She passed away over the summer at the age of 102.

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Join the Manchester Mind Trustee Board

23 Nov 2018 - 10:47 by michelle.foster

Manchester Mind are currently looking to recruit up to 3 new Trustees to their Board. Mind Manchester

There has never been a greater focus on mental health, which is clearly highlighting the demand for services that can effectively enable people to deal with their mental health issues. At least one in four people are affected by poor mental health and the wider economic cost in Greater Manchester (GM) is expected to reach £3.5bn by 2021.

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Residents with some mental health conditions could get council tax reductions

26 Oct 2018 - 10:26 by michelle.foster

Manchester residents with some mental-health-related conditions could be eligible for a reduction of up to 100% on their council tax. Manchester City Council

This could apply to people diagnosed with a permanent condition, including the effects of a stroke, dementia, Alzheimer's Disease and other mental health conditions.

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