Working for Oakleaf


We are always looking for individuals to join the Oakleaf team!


For more information and details on how to apply to any of the roles listed below, please get in touch with our Head of Client Services, Annalise:

Classroom Assistant:


We are looking for a classroom assistant to support adult learners in navigating and completing online courses. Key duties include supporting clients through the course, helping clients to understand questions and also helping with the delivery of core material. Download the job specification here. 

Support Group Leader:


This is an exciting opportunity for an individual to join our team of activity leaders and run a weekly mental health support group – a relatively informal weekly session where individuals come to offer and receive peer support in a safe, confidential space. Download the job/person specification here.

Out of Hours Service Manager:

We are looking for someone to work across a variety of Oakleaf’s out of hours services as a first point of contact for staff, providing guidance and support acting a conduit to the Client Services team. Download the job description and person specification here. Applicants will need to submit a cover letter and CV by 17th July 2022.

Women’s Support Group Worker:

We are looking for someone to facilitate our Women’s Support Group for adults aged 16-67, which will take place both online and in-person. The group is focused on providing a safe space for individuals to discuss their mental health and wellbeing concerns alongside discussions and activities.If you think you might be a good fit for this role, please email your CV and Cover Letter to Georgia:

Young Persons Safe Haven Worker:

We are looking for someone to facilitate a Youth Safe Haven in our Guildford premises on Saturdays and Sundays. Download the job description and person specification here. Applicants will need to submit a cover letter and CV by 19th June 2022.

“I am so glad I came to work at Oakleaf.  It is a dynamic charity, responding to huge challenges to everyone’s mental health. The support for all staff makes me feel valued and excited about my role.”

Why choose Oakleaf?

As a mental health charity, we know how important the benefits of a mentally healthy workplace are. We offer a range of benefits to help you take care of your health, plan for retirement and maintain a great work/life balance:


Annual Leave – 32 days leave including statutory holidays.

Additional day added for each year worked (a maximum of 4 days).

Also, a day off for your birthday!

Flexible working – we will accommodate flexible working patterns wherever possible and welcome hybrid arrangements combining remote and in-person working for many roles

Pensionsall eligible employees are enrolled into the Oakleaf pension scheme

Employee Assistance Programme – a confidential service, which can help with any personal, family or work-related issues. It is available 24/7 over the phone, online and face-to-face

Discount eye tests – available with Vision Express for VDU users

Cycle-to-Work Scheme – this is a salary-sacrifice scheme, from Green Commute Initiative and Evans, that allows staff to obtain cycles and safety equipment as a tax-free benefit

Free Parking – on-site parking

Training and Development – opportunities for staff and volunteers to access training courses to help expand their knowledge in a variety of areas

Private Healthcare Scheme


Oakleaf shares Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England’s hopes to create a society where everyone’s mental health matters. MHFA is an internationally recognised training course which teaches people to spot the symptoms of mental health issues, offer initial help and guide a person towards support. Oakleaf provides MHFA training both in-person and online. To find out more, please click here.

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