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Are you someone with a passion for improving mental health services and empowering those with lived experience of mental health?

Do you support the principles of lived experience leadership and have a willingness to ensure this remains embedded in health and social care services?

If so – we want to hear from you!

Benefits of working with IMHN

  • We are committed to your personal development. Training will be provided to support you in your role. Additionally, each of the advertised roles comes with a £500 personal training budget to support your development whilst you are with us.
  • We operate a payscale, which means there is the opportunity for the salary to increase annually (subject to satisfactory performance).
  • We know that flexibility can be important to people, particularly with responsibilities such as childcare. We operate a flexible working scheme.
  • We provide a small wellbeing fund for each staff member.

Latest vacancies

We are currently recruiting:

Greater Manchester

  • Engagement Coordinator – fixed term, to 31 March 2023

Bristol, North Somerset & South Gloucestershire

  • No current vacancies.

More information about each opportunity is below and if you have any queries please get in touch with us using the contact details provided.

Please note: IMHN reserve the right to close a vacancy to applications earlier, should we receive a high volume of strong candidates – therefore we encourage an early application.

Engagement Coordinator


Information about the post

Starting Salary:  £20,299.50 – £22,425.00 – equivalent to £10.41 – £11.50 per hour.
Hours:  Full-time – 37.5 hours per week (fixed term to 31 March 2023)
Location: Empress Business Centre, Chester Rd, Old Trafford, Stretford, Manchester M16 9EB / Remote Working

The post-holder will be expected to support our engagement and co-production work, which will involve working closely with different stakeholders, including: IMHN Board of Trustees, IMHN members, funders, providers of mental health services, etc.

This will also include providing support for representatives with lived experience of mental health problems attending meetings and engaging in shaping mental health support on behalf of the organisation.

The post will be based in the Greater Manchester area, with the opportunity for flexible and home working. This will include travel to meetings across the area. The role may also include occasional evening and weekend working hours.

Full information about the post can be found by clicking the job description and person specification link.

IMHN Engagement Coordinator – Job Description and Person Specification – Job Description and Person Specification



How to apply

To apply for this post, please click here and complete the online application form. Please complete this form by no later than 9:00 am, Monday 31 January 2022. If you require an application form in an alternative format, or have any questions about the role, please email .

Interviews will take place week commencing Monday 7 February 2022.

Further information about our organisation

IMHN exists to represent those with lived experience of mental health, uniting voices for positive change in how mental health services are delivered.

We’re governed by a board of up to twelve Trustees, who work alongside our branches and volunteers to develop a thriving and active organisation improving mental health services and empowering those with lived experience to have their voice heard.

The charity is young and working to embed its first strategic plan that will integrate our core objectives into everything that we do. The charity has also launched in Greater Manchester, where we will be playing a leading role in developing a network for people with lived experience of mental health that will influence the development of mental health support across the area.

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