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Apply your mind to mental health

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.

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13 Jun / 18

New opportunities to work with Think Ahead as a Recruitment Ambassador or Intern

We are delighted to announce two exciting new opportunities to work with us to help us raise awareness of the Think Ahead programme, and of mental health social work. These paid roles are ideal for students or other highly-motivated individuals with a passion for mental health, who are looking to build their CV, gain experience and […]

6 Jun / 18

“Think Ahead participants bring innovative research to our meetings and have so much energy and enthusiasm – it’s inspiring!”

Kirsty Shires is a Consultant Social Worker on the Think Ahead programme. In her role, she supervises a unit of four Think Ahead participants who are placed within a community mental health team. She and the unit members manage a shared caseload together. Here, Kirsty explains how being a Consultant Social Worker has reignited her […]

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