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Times are tough for us all right now, especially for those of us living with mental health problems. But you could choose a career that changes lives.   

With the right support, from the right person, anyone with a mental health problem can thrive. 

You could be that person – giving that support. Support for the things that matter most to us all: housing, family, employment, relationships, and community.  

Get paid to train as a mental health social worker, earn a master’s degree, and empower people to thrive. Do something that matters – apply to Think Ahead today  

On Think Ahead’s Paid Two-year Programme, You Will

  • Train on the job, working alongside clinical professionals in NHS Mental Health Trusts and Local Authorities. 
  • Gain two qualifications: qualify as a social worker and earn a master’s degree from Middlesex University. 
  • Join one of the Times Top 100 Graduate Employers. 

In your first year on the programme, you’ll be paid a tax-free bursary of £18,000 (or £20,000 with London weighting), for the first 14 months. In the second year, you will be employed by your host organisation, your exact salary will depend on the NHS Trust or Local Authority employing you, typically ranging from around £21,000 – £33,000, location dependent.

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