- £20,660 per year (based on a full time salary of £27,670)
- 28 hours per week (to potentially include some evening work)
- Based in Greenwich
Bromley, Lewisham & Greenwich Mind is a highly regarded, innovative local Charity working alongside people with mental health problems and dementia to improve their quality of life. With an annual turnover of more than £4m, over 120 staff and 250 volunteers, we are one of the largest charities in the Mind network.
Commissioned by the Royal Borough of Greenwich and delivered as part of an alliance of local Third sector organisations, the Connecting Communities service provides Greenwich residents with information, guidance and support to access mainstream services that can help them lead independent lives.
This is an exciting time to become part of the team at Bromley, Lewisham & Greenwich Mind, as we work with our partners Metro, Age UK Bromley & Greenwich, Greenwich Mencap, GAD (Greenwich Association for Disabled People) and the Volunteer Centre Greenwich.
About the role:
As Connecting Communities Project Worker, you will lead on the delivery and continued development of this service, working closely with internal and external teams to ensure a high quality service. As well as providing support to clients, you will develop a team of reception information volunteers to respond to requests for information from phone and door callers.
Reporting to the Peer Support Volunteer Manager, you will have experience of the following to make you stand out:
• Providing appropriate and accessible information and guidance
• Supporting people with mental health problems
• Supporting volunteers
Bromley, Lewisham & Greenwich Mind are committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment. We value diversity, promote equality, and challenge discrimination. We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.
Successful applicants will be expected to undergo an Enhanced level Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.
Staff benefits include:
- a matched contribution pension scheme
- 25 days’ holiday (pro-rata, rising with service)
- quality supervision and training opportunities.
Closing date: 11:59pm on Thursday 8th October 2020
Likely interview date: Monday 19th October 2020
More information can be found on our website
Registered Charity: 1082972
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