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Llanelli Mind are looking to recruit a project worker to work within our Welcome Centre team

Hours: 7 hours per week basic with opportunity of additional shifts 12 month contract (subject to funding).

Salary: £10.00 per hour

Holidays: all calculated on a pro rata basis
Period of Notice: 1 week during probation; 4 weeks thereafter

Probationary Period6 months

Based at: Llanelli Mind, 46 Thomas Street, SA15 3JA

Responsible to: Senior project worker

About the Welcome centre:

The Welcome centre is the day service, which currently operates 4 days a week including weekends. People can self-refer or we receive professional referrals from other statutory and third sector organisations.

The aim of the service is to build peoples resilience, confidence and self-esteem and reduce loneliness and isolation.

We are looking for someone who enjoys working collaboratively and creatively making a difference with people facing mental health challenges within the heart of a local community.

You will facilitate a healthy lifestyle programme which includes cookery, gardening, a walking group and a range of creative sessions which are delivered alongside therapeutic courses and support sessions

The focus for all aspects of the service is a holistic person centred approach.

Main Duties and Responsibilities may include

  • To act as the first point of contact for all project enquiries by phone and email request;
  • To record referrals and assess and prioritise all access pathway requests;
  • To work with other members of the Welcome Centre team
  • To work in conjunction with referring agencies and commissioning partners and to take part, if appropriate in care planning and service reviews;
  • To work with partner professionals from the NHS, Carmarthenshire CC Social Services, WAST and the Police to ensure that a fully integrated service that meets the needs of individuals is delivered;
  • To collate information to demonstrate that agreed targets have been achieved and to support contract or service level reviews

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Salary: £10.00 per hour



Llanelli Mind are seeking to appoint an Operations Manager, who is a committed, self-motivated person to contribute to the development and delivery of our Services.

Job Title: Operations Manager – Senior Management

Job Purpose: To aid good governance and compliance whilst managing and supervising a service user and carer focussed organisation

Salary: Starting at £14.50 per hour per annum £22,620 after probationary period – £23,400 (£28,275 – 29,250 full time equivalent)

Probation Period: 6 months

Hours: 30 hours per week (flexible hours, some weekend and evening work)

Responsible to: Chief Executive Officer

Our vision

We won’t give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets both support and respect.

Our mission

We provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.

Are you passionate about putting in place organisational systems and practices that enable individuals, teams and board of trustees to deliver their best work? Have you previously worked a specialist, technical or professional field, such as programme management, governance, financial planning or organisational development? Would you like to use that experience to support Llanelli  Mind’s work

About Llanelli Mind 

As we reach our 36th year, we’re celebrating the power and determination of our community.

Since 1986, we’ve stood side by side with people with mental health problems.

Together we’ve pushed relentlessly for understanding, support, respect and an end to stigma and discrimination.

The role of the Operations manager forms part of the senior management team. Focussed on ensuring they aid good governance and compliance to assure the efficient and effective functioning of the services being delivered by Llanelli Mind.

Mind is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff, and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

Please refer to the Job Description while completing your application as candidates will be shortlisted based on how closely they match the criteria.

Closing date for applications 14/5/22

To apply for job application pack which includes Job description please email



Befriending service project worker

JOB TITLE: Befriending Sir Gar Project Worker working across Carmarthenshire.

SALARY: £10.00 p/hr

BENEFITS: Employer’s pension contribution

HOURS: 21 hours over 3 days (please note you may be required to occasionally work evenings to assist at events and board meetings)

CONTRACT: Fixed term for 6 months (extension dependent on funding)

LOCATION: Llanelli & outreach as required.


The Befriending project which covers Carmarthenshire, has been operational for over thirty years, offering a therapeutic befriending service for socially isolated individuals with mild to moderate mental health needs. Additionally, we have recently started the Youth Befriending Project, which is aimed at younger people aged 16-24. Due to expansion of the service we are recruiting a project worker to provide professional, efficient and effective support to the Project Coordinator of the scheme based in Llanelli Mind. The post holder will aid the coordinator with the smooth delivery, monitoring and recording of daily operations as necessary. You will be required to deputise for the Coordinator and will be required to travel across the county.

Essential to have Time management & Problem-solving skills, you will need to possess excellent time management, organisational and communication skills and be able to deal with a multitude of tasks and a range of prioritise as required. You will help with the preparation of reports and data relevant for our partner organisations and funders. The post holder will need to be able to work independently, be flexible practical, proactive and resilient-whilst caring and empathetic and be able to use their initiative.

Essential to possess Information Technology skills, you will need strong IT skills and be competent in the use of most Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word, excel and Powerpoint. The work will require you to maintain up to date and accurate electronic and paper files. This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be exhaustive. The successful applicant will be expected to adopt additional tasks as & when required.