Vocational and employability support

Specialist help available to help build confidence and move into employment or volunteering

We know that employment or being involved in activities such as volunteering or training is an important part of mental health recovery. Hull and East Yorkshire Mind has a team of mental health specialists who can support you to overcome barriers to access education, volunteering and employment opportunities.

Whether you have mental health problems, lack skills/qualifications or require work experience to gain employment we are here to help. Our aim is to help you access training, education, volunteering or employment opportunities to meet your aspirations and goals.

If you are currently employed but are experiencing difficulties we can support you to stay in work.

Everything we do is designed to suit your needs we can help you in a friendly and supportive environment in groups or on a one-to-one basis.

We can help with:

  • CV and job application advice
  • In work support
  • Confidence building
  • Accessing volunteer opportunities
  • Interview skills and practice
  • Addressing barriers to employment
  • Job searching

If you would like more information please get in touch on 01482 240200 or email info@heymind.org.uk

This project is funded by the European Social Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund.


Action Towards Inclusion

Action Towards Inclusion is a £7.4 million project being delivered in York, North Yorkshire and East Riding, over the next 3 years, which is part of the national Building Better Opportunities. This is funded by The National Lottery Community Fund and European Social Fund. Hull and East Yorkshire Mind will be working in partnership with other organisations to deliver Action Towards Inclusion.

It aims to offer long-term holistic support to people who are unemployed and experiencing difficulties relating to health, social exclusion and financial issues. Support is available to improve employability skills and volunteering/work experience, this will enable participants to move closer towards job-search, training, education and employment.

The project has received up to £193,050 of funding from The National Lottery Community Fund and the European Social Fund as part of the 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme in England. The Department for Work and Pensions is the Managing Authority for the England European Social Fund programme. Established by the European Union, the European Social Fund helps local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support skills development, employment and job creation, social inclusion and local community regenerations. For more information visit https://www.gov.uk/european-growth-funding