Peb Johal, a mental health social worker from Coventry, shares her reflections on the rewards and challenges of her job. My passion for working with communities led me to work...Full story
Kazim, 2016 participant
"I’m driven by helping people with mental health problems to enjoy their lives and take steps towards getting well."
Laura, 2016 participant
"Think Ahead’s mixture of practical and academic work, and the mental health focus, is perfect for me."
Jack, 2016 participant
"It was the opportunity to be out on the frontline helping people that really sold Think Ahead to me."
Aisha, 2016 participant
"Social work can really improve people’s lives, by helping with the social situations that play a big role in mental health."
Apply your mind to mental health
Applications are now open to join Think Ahead in 2017.
The Think Ahead programme is a new route into social work, for graduates and career-changers remarkable enough to make a real difference to people with mental health problems.
- Paid fast-track scheme
- Master's degree & leadership training
Our new film, released today, invites you to step into the shoes of a mental health social worker and hear three stories – of the challenges you might face, and...Full story