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Jobs at West Kent Mind

Would you like to be part of our dynamic Community Development team who strive to raise awareness of mental health in the local community? You will be a passionate, energetic individual able to develop and deliver innovative fundraising campaigns, organise and run events with a creative, imaginative and entrepreneurial approach, and organise corporate sponsorship campaigns as well as devise and manage individual fundraising initiatives. A key component of this role will be to manage and drive the web based and social media element to the...

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Our Youngest Fundraiser

West Kent Mind are proud to introduce our youngest ever fundraiser, Freya Durrell. Aged just 10, Freya has decided that she would like to help individuals who are suffering with poor mental health. She contacted West Kent Mind to see if that would be possible. We are delighted that Freya has chosen to support our charity, and she already has her own JustGiving page where you can support her. Freya says ‘I am fundraising for West Kent Mind because I want to help children and young people suffering.’ We look forward to helping her...

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Blue Hair Day

To mark Mental Health Awareness week, James decided to dye his hair West Kent Mind Blue! A big thank you to James for his continued support....

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Fun Run thanks

We would like to say a big thank you to Lauren Tunwell, Becky Syms and Claire Catterall, all of whom joined in on our BIG BLUE RUN in Knole Park. Their amazing fundraising efforts amounted to over £600 and to add to this AXA PPP Healthcare generously added £150 to their total! Thank you all for your continued support!...

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Friendly Faces at Uplands Community College

Friendly Faces is the initiative of Charlotte Davis-Knowles at Uplands Community College. Charlotte applied for the role of Mental Health Ambassador, part of a student leadership programme at Uplands. Her passion for mental health came from her personal experience with friends and family members in their struggles with mental health challenges. This encouraged her to help support students at her school. Her work now sees her champion a group of volunteer students who have set up a peer to peer support group called Friendly Faces. The focus of...

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14 triathlons in 14 days

Sam Carrington from Blue Motor Finance will be raising money for West Kent Mind by completing 14 triathlons in 14 days. Phew! Sam will be covering a total distance of 16.8 miles rowing, 784 miles cycling and 183.4 miles running in an adapted office environment. The challenge starts on 31 May. To follow Sam’s progress or to donate go to his Virgin Money Giving page. Each day he has set himself the challenge of completing a 1.2 mile row, a 56 mile cycle and a 13.1 mile run. Respect, Good Luck and THANK YOU Sam!    ...

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Sporting Challenges

Are you interested in taking on a sporting challenge and raising money for West Kent Mind? We have places available for the Virgin Sport 10k run and the Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100, plus others coming up. Email us to find out...

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MH4 Schools

Evidence suggests that incidents of mental health problems are increasing in children, with 1 in 10 children aged 5-16 experiencing a mental health problem. This is equivalent to about 3 children in every class. In response to these statistics West Kent Mind have created MH4 Schools. This innovative project enables us to partner with schools and train staff in Mental Health First Aid (MHFA), Mind Fitness and Suicide Awareness and...

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Christmas message

Thank you to everyone who supported and worked with us over the past year. We are delighted to have supported and learnt from so many people in their recovery from mental health problems, and to have worked with some amazing partners. We are proud of our training which has reached 1,000’s of people in their work place. We are proud of our work in schools, colleges and other young people’s groups and clubs. As a result many more of us are better equipped to support each other and our children and young people with their mental health and...

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Mental Health First Aid (Youth) in Sevenoaks

We are delighted to announce a new adult Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) YOUTH 2-day training in Sevenoaks. Friday 19 and 26 January. Through the use of subsidised venues and as part of our charitable mission, we can offer this valuable programme at only £120. Book online...

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