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Job – Social Networking Caseworker

£22,917 to £25,463 (between Grade 4, Scale point S1 and S5 on the Mind salary scale) per annum for full time, 36 hours per week.  Salary on appointment will depend on skills and abilities. Hours to be worked – 36 hours per week, any time including if necessary, early mornings, late evenings, weekends and bank holidays. …

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Welfare Benefits Advice Line Closed for February

The Mind in Croydon Welfare benefits Advice Line will be closed for general advice enquiries throughout February, due to oversubscribed appeal representation requests on our waiting lists and shortage of staff resources. We ask that people continue to leave their details on the advice line voicemail for form filling or appeal assistance enquiries and we …

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Mind in Croydon 50th Anniversary Celebration Dinner

Tickets (priced £25), are now on sale for Mind in Croydon’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Dinner. The event will take place on Saturday 10th March from 7pm at the Selsdon Park Hotel. There will be a three course meal, presentations about the work of the charity over the last fifty years and special guests. You can …

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New Service from Active Minds

Active Minds are now part of the Council’s “Live Well” program. We can support people in the following areas through weekly (or whatever suits) appointments for up to a year Smoking cessation (we can provide nicotine replacement, patches etc) Weight Management Alcohol reduction Physical activity Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health. More information on Just BE …

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Mind in Croydon Hoarding Project Makes National News

You might have noticed that our Hoarding Project featured as part of the BBC News last night (Sunday 28th January). You can read and see more about the project here http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-41949044 We are very pleased to have been able to work in partnership with Croydon Council to develop a new and innovative way of supporting …

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Mayor of Croydon visits The Hub

We were very happy to welcome the Mayor of Croydon, Cllr. Toni Letts OBE to the Hub this Wednesday (17th January). Madam Mayor spent hours at the Hub, talking with members about their lives and how the Hub has been transformative in improving their health and well-being. She also got involved with the art group …

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Shop Assistant Needed

£18,364 per annum whole time equivalent pro-rated downwards to reflect that this is a part-time post of 14 hours per week (Grade 2, Scale point 21 on the Mind salary scale). NB: We are a London Living Wage employer and this rate will increase in April 2018 to £19,128 pa wte, Grade 2, Scale point …

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Mind in Croydon Mental Health Directory

If you need information over the Christmas and New Year Period don’t forget our Mental Health Directory. We have links to lots of information and services in the Croydon Borough. Our directory can be found at: http://directory.mindincroydon.org.uk/ In addition, please note the opening times below for our other services found here.

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Welfare Benefits Advice Line Closed Until January

Due to staff shortages and the festive period the advice line will be closed from Thursday 14th December 2017 and reopen on Thursday 4th January 2018. The Welfare Rights Team at Croydon Council provide benefits advice and help. The freephone number for this service is 0800 731 5920. Citizen’s Advice Croydon are also contactable on …

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Christmas & New Year Opening Times 2017

Advocacy Closed: Monday 18th December 2017 Reopens: Tuesday 2nd January 2018 Any new referrals taken after Friday 15th December will not be allocated until Tuesday 2nd January 2018 when normal service will resume. Active Minds Closed: Groups end Friday 22nd December 2017 Reopens: Monday 8th January 2018 Carers’ Support Closed: 25th, 26th December & 1st …

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