MAC-UK is an award winning charity approaching its 10th birthday in 2018.

Our vision is to radically transform access to mental health services for the most excluded young people.

We are sharing our ideas and ways of working externally, while supporting our dedicated workforce to maintain their wellbeing and work-life balance by gradually introducing a 4 day working week.

We are looking to recruit to some specific roles, below, but are interested in hearing from anyone who would like to work with us – even if you think the below roles aren’t the right fit for you.

If you’d like to have a chat about working with us, please email your CV along with a short email about how you would like to work with us to and we’ll get back to you.

Mental Health Practitioner

Contract: 9 months
Salary: £32,235 pro-rata
Hours: 30 hours per week to include flexible working

The Dissemination team is key to the success of MAC-UK’s long-term objective to transform mental health services for excluded young people. This team will deliver the LEARN / SHARE elements of MAC-UK’s strategic plan to 2020.

The post-holder will be an appropriately qualified & registered person supporting a MAC-UK placement team to work to the objective of ‘building the capacity’ of wider services and systems to address health and social inequalities. The post-holder will lead on elements of internal evaluation and must be able to demonstrate experience in this area in a related field of work. We aim to make mental health services more accessible, flexible and responsive to excluded groups. You will join alongside and support other services to design psychologically informed and co-produced outreach services, sharing the key principles behind the MAC-UK way of working.

You will be required to spend some of your time working as part of a MAC-UK team deployed on placements to other organisations as part of our efforts to share practice with others when working alongside multi-disciplinary teams in their contexts. With experience of working as a health or social care professional using MAC-UK’s way of working, or a similar approach based on outreach and co-production, you will take responsibility for the design, implementation and evaluation of partnership initiatives that may take the form of interactive team training, through to consulting and teaching on doctoral programmes.

To apply for this role, please review the Mental Health Practitioner JD, then complete an Application Form and supporting statement and return to The deadline to apply is Monday 23rd October at 9am, but we will review applications on a rolling basis.

Clinician – Residential & Supported Accommodation Specialist

Contract: 12­‐24months (secondments will be considered)
Salary: Dependent on experience (pro-rata)
Hours: 22.5-­30hrs/week (3-4 days)
Start date: asap

The Clinician will lead a MAC‐UK team that will work within a London‐based residential or supported accommodation setting, working with the existing local workforce, to address the health and social inequalities experienced by excluded young

To apply for this role, please review the Clinician – Residential & Supported Accomodation Specialist JD then complete an Application Form and supporting statement and return to The deadline to apply is Monday 23rd October at 9am, but we will review applications on a rolling basis.

 Board of Trustees Recruitment

  • Chair of the Board of Trustees
  • Treasurer
The charity has undergone significant change in the last few years, including the appointment of a Chief Executive to succeed the Founder in 2015 and the development of a new 2017-2020 strategic plan to build capacity beyond MAC-UK for the widest possible impact.
It is the right time for us to further strengthen and diversify the Board of Trustees as our current Chair and Treasurer, both reach the milestone of six years of dedicated leadership and successful stewardship of a vibrant and dynamic organisation with big ambitions for transformational change.

To apply, please review the Recruitment Packs, then simply email a cover letter and your CV to

We will review applications on a rolling basis.
If we are able to take your application forward the next step will be an informal chat with our Chief Executive and one of the young people involved with MAC-UK.
If you have any questions, please feel free to give our governance consultant Christel Hawkins a ring on 07739 859274 or email her on

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