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Working for Us

Talking Matters is a service provided by MHM (a national charity delivering a number of innovative primary care and social care services and interventions to thousands of people every day across the UK) and Sunderland Counselling Services. We have a range of rewarding and stimulating jobs and careers across a number of disciplines.

We have a dedicated and experienced staff team of over 400 people providing a comprehensive range of recovery services which supports many aspects of peoples lives: from psychological and well-being therapeutic recovery interventions through to everyday employment, housing , independent and community support needs.

Our valued staff know that they make a difference to the lives of others and in return Mental Health Matters is committed to investing in their development and engagement.

TMN recruit for the following roles:

  • Administrators
  • Psychological Wellbeing Practioners (Step 2)
  • High Intensity Psychological Therapists (Step 3)
  • Counsellors (Step 3)
  • Highly Specialised Psychological Therapists (Step 4a)
  • Managers

MHM is a Sunderland headquarters charity with additional bases across UK. We employ support services staff within our headquarters with a variety of Operational, Clinical, Finance, People, Training, Information Technology, Business Development, & Marketing specialisms.

For information on vacancies within Mental Health Matters and Sunderland Counselling Services, please visit: