Project Leader


Kindred Minds Project with assistance from Southwark Association for Mental Health seeks to employ a Project Leader

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Job Title: Project Leader

  • Report to: Chair of Kindred Minds Steering Group
  • Accountable to: Kindred Minds Steering Group & Southwark Association for Mental Health Management Committee
  • Salary: £20 per hour on a freelance contract basis.
  • Hours: 15 hours per week.
  • Location: Cambridge House, 1 Addington Square, London SE5 0HF
  • Length of contract: 22 months

Background to Post: This post will be part of the Kindred Minds programme. Kindred Minds (KM) is a user led Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) mental health group, set up in 2007. We have been awarded funds from Trust for London to recruit a Project Leader, with the primary aim of creating a User-Led BME manifesto which we intend will guide positive change to situations affecting our mental health and its treatment.

Kindred Minds Aims

  • We are guided by the principle we are the experts on our own mental health needs.
  • To raise awareness of mental health issues, particularly as this affect us as BME communities and bring about positive change.
  • To create self-help initiatives and promote empowerment for people from BME communities experiencing mental distress.
  • To continually innovate genuine user led good practice and create models to be followed by the wider BME and other communities.
  • To create and support campaigning initiatives around the issues that concern our mental well-being.
  • To create networks for people from BME communities to promote our social inclusion and address collective issues.
  • To encourage creative thinking, sense of hope, and fun in our lives in delivering and participating in our project.