About The Evening Sanctuary

The Evening Sanctuary is a free service providing short-term support to Lambeth residents who are currently experiencing a mental health crisis. We offer support 7 nights a week from 6pm – 12am.  Find a new leaflet about the service here .

If you are assessing somebody who is unable to cope and needs some support until they feel better, please complete the referral form in as much detail as possible and email it to; evening.sanctuary@mosaic-clubhouse.org. 

Please feel free to call us for more information or to discuss a referral on: 0207 924 9657.  A staff member from the Evening Sanctuary will contact you about the referral during the Sanctuary opening times.

Referrals can only be made by:

  • Psychiatric liaison teams in local A&E departments
  • Lambeth Home Treatment Team
  • Community Mental Health Teams
  • Street Triage
  • The Single Point of Access
  • South London & Maudsley NHS Trust 24 hour mental health line
  • GPs

Work For The Evening Sanctuary

Bank Staff Required

  • Location: Mosaic Clubhouse - 65 Effra Road, Brixton, SW2 1BZ

  • Hours: 6pm - Midnight as and when required

  • Hourly rate: £ 15.90ph

  • Application deadline: Ongoing

The Evening Sanctuary is seeking new Bank Staff to work at our out-of-hours crisis service in Brixton. The service runs 7 nights per week from 6pm - Midnight and provides a safe space for adults in a mental health crisis. Bank staff are required to work occasionally alongside a permanent member of the team, covering annual leave and sickness. Shifts may be booked in advance, or at short notice when needed. We are looking for bank staff with flexibility in the evenings. 

Main responsibilities

  • To provide emotional support and active listening to members in a mental health crisis

  • To provide advice and signposting to relevant services

  • To assist staff in facilitating activities and in the general operation of the service

  • To assist in preparing hot food and drinks

  • To perform cleaning tasks when required

  • To make outreach phone calls to members

Person specification 

We are looking for people who:

  • Have experience working with vulnerable adults 

  • Have an understanding of the issues faced by adults living with mental health conditions

  • Are empathetic and have good listening skills

  • Have the ability to provide emotional support to people in a mental health crisis

  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work inclusively with people from a wide range of backgrounds

  • Are happy to help with cooking and cleaning as and when required

  • Are reliable, with good time management skills

  • Are flexible and able to work at short notice

To Apply

lease send your CV with a cover letter detailing your availability to Luke, our Evening Sanctuary Coordinator at l.doolin@mosaic-clubhouse.org 
You can also call us to discuss the role in more detail on 0207 924 9657 Monday - Friday from 6pm -11:30pm.
This role is subject to two satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS, and evidence of your right to work in the UK. 

Watch this video to find out more about the Evening Sanctuary.

Hear a story from Haniya about her experience of attending the Sanctuary.

The Sanctuary in numbers

Our Stories

Having like minded people around

I came to the Sanctuary because I had been very suicidal. I went to my GP they called an ambulance and I went to hospital. When I came out of hospital I was street homeless for a few weeks. I didn’t have proper support. I was scared and very depressed. I was referred to Mosaic and the Sanctuary by my GP.

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Setting goals & gaining confidence

To be honest what I got from the Sanctuary was over and above what I was expecting. Interaction with other people has been great.

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My load is so much lighter

I have been a member of Mosaic since 2015. Recently, I started struggling with loneliness and isolation and also my depression, my physical health and my sleep got worse due to so many bad things happening at the same time. I did not enjoy life anymore; it felt like I was carrying a heavy load on my head and it was too much

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Contact Us

Mosaic Clubhouse
65 Effra Road, Brixton
London, SW2 1BZ
Tel: 020 7924 9657
Email: Infohub@mosaic-clubhouse.org

About Us

Mosaic Clubhouse is part of a worldwide network of clubhouses that exist to provide support and opportunities to people living with a mental health condition.

Mosaic Clubhouse is a registered charity No: 1071705. Company No: 3403522          

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