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Deputy Director - 4 days per week

Are you interested in making a positive difference to the mental health of the residents of Lambeth and Southwark? Are you a natural innovator and people person? Are you an entrepreneurial self-starter? Could you create new events and projects and see them through? Do you have a deep interest in mental health?

Due to recent expansion of our free psychotherapy services, peer support services, information offer, and creative events calendar, we need a talented hands-on Deputy Director with the ability to get things done.

This would suit a mid-career mental health professional who would relish the challenge of developing creative new mental health services in an inner-city context.

Job description

Develop project management strategies for LS Mind’s programme of free mental health services with actionable targets, in collaboration with the CEO
Pursue viable grants opportunities to fund LS Mind’s core and project costs: complete funding applications, maintain excellent funder relationships and complete evaluation reports at regular intervals for our funders
Collect qualitative and quantitative data from LS Mind’s projects to present in bi-monthly reports to our Management Board as well as grant reports
Manage LS Mind’s project budgets and expenditure accounts using Quickbooks
Person Specification

Experienced mental health clinician (at least 3 years), preferably registered with UKCP, BACP or similar registration
Excellent time-management skills
Confident project manager and strategist
At least 3 years’ management experience
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Proficiency across MS Office
Excellent data collection and evaluation skills
Application by CV and covering letter to by the 28th May 10am. Interviews will be held on Monday 3rd June.

We reserve the right to fill the position before the deadline.

We are an equal opportunities employer.


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