VASL Job Opportunity

Our My Mind Matters Project is looking for a

Mental Health Community Worker.

Is it you? Take a look at the ad below and get in touch with us if you think it’s for you.









Mental Health Community Worker

Salary: £19,000 to 21,000 p.a. pro rata
Hours:                                  Part time: 30 hours per week

Office hours are Monday to Thursday (9 to 5) Friday (9 to 4.30) plus the occasional evening and weekend

Duration: Fixed term contract until 30 September 2020

(with the option of being extended 1 year plus 1 year depending on funding)



Responsible to:

Office is VASL, Torch House, Torch Trust, Market Harborough  LE16 9HL but some proportion of the role will be community based in the Harborough District

Mental Health Community Team Leader

VASL is a local charity that provides a range of services for elderly, disabled or rurally isolated people including carers.


We are recruiting for a Community Mental Health Worker to join our friendly and supportive charity to deliver our My Mind Matters service, to support and empower adults with mental illness and their carers to maintain and improve on their own recovery. Provide individual support to enable individuals to self-manage their daily living, finances, physical health and emotional health and wellbeing. Co run workshop and advice sessions. Raise awareness of mental illness in Harborough District and building relationships with relevant organisations.


We are looking for someone who is friendly, enthusiastic and genuinely interested in people to join our team to promote and deliver this exciting project. This is an interesting position for someone who is organised, self-motivated and wants to make a difference to people, including their family and friends, with mental health in the Harborough District Community. Must have qualifications / experience with working in the mental health sector, ideally in the community.



If this is you, please apply:


More information is available in our application pack (CVs will not be accepted), please call 01858 433232 or email Applications can be submitted via email or post.


Closing date:9am Monday 29th October

Interview date:  Tuesday 6th November and Thursday 8th November 2018


(If you have not heard back by this date, unfortunately you have not been successful)


Registered Charity No: 1141274

Registered Company No: 7517828

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