Manchester, Greater Manchester
£21,748 - £23,080 per year
Contract, Temporary, 12-month contract initially., Full-time
Job description

Manchester Mind believes in the power of listening and feeling heard and that a better understanding of mental health benefits everyone. We do this by providing a range of services across Manchester to young people and adults. Our work is guided by our values of:

Openness  |  Belonging  |  Strength  |  Collaboration

Manchester Mind is looking to recruit 8 full-time (35 hours) Community Engagement Workers, 2 Community Engagement Team Leaders and 1 Administrator. The roles will involve working in a collaborative and person centred way across primary care in Manchester, Bolton, Salford, Wigan and Trafford, with people with lived experience of mental health problems to improve physical health issues and promote take up of both flu and Covid-19 vaccines.

We would like to work with people who are experienced, dynamic and passionate about being able to develop and deliver accessible mental health support services.

Position: Community Engagement Worker (x8)

Salary: £21,748 - £23,080

All posts are Full-Time (35 hours per week). All posts are initially a 12 month contract.

The skills and knowledge that are important to us are:

  • Ability to work in an open way that builds kind relationships and is receptive to and appreciative of the skills and talents of everyone.
  • Knowledge or experience of the issues that people with lived experience of poor mental health face and the impact this can have on physical health.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others.
  • Excellent administration skills.

Application documents can be downloaded from alongside this listing, or from the Vacancies page of the Manchester Mind website. All applications must be received by 12noon, Tuesday 7th December 2021. Interviews are planned for Friday 17th December 2021.

Manchester Mind is striving to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Manchester Mind sees it as a positive advantage if you have experience of mental health issues and/or have used mental health services, or had experience of volunteering.

More about Manchester Mind

Manchester Mind is in independent local mental health charity which delivers services to young people and adults.

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Refreshed on: 30 November 2021
Closed date: 07 December 2021
Tags: Social Care/Development, Support Worker

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