Leeds, West Yorkshire
Starting at £21,589 pa / pro rata (NJC Scale Points 22 – 25)
Permanent, Part-time
Job description

Touchstone (registered charity No. 1012053) is a leading voluntary sector agency providing high quality services to improve the health and wellbeing of local people.

Your Space Community Wellbeing Development Worker
Salary: starting at £21,589 pa / pro rata (NJC Scale Points 22 – 25)
Hours: 18.5 hours per week
Location: Leeds

Bank staff hours are also available

This role is fixed term for up to 2 years, with the possibly with the possibility of being extended

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a new service delivered by Touchstone, Womens Health Matters, Holbeck Elderly Aid and Leeds Beckett University to deliver a Wellbeing Space and Support Space across LS8, 9, 10 and 11. Your Space provides a community health development service in South and East Leeds. The service is funded by Public Health at Leeds City Council.

We are looking for a proactive, outgoing individual who is confident in using coproduction and asset-based community development approaches to improve individual and community protective factors and reduce risk factors associated with mental health and wellbeing.

You will design and deliver activities with targeted communities and the wider workforce to reduce risk factors associated with mental health and wellbeing. You will have experience of motivating others to have positive conversations about mental health, delivering both group and individual work, in the form of training sessions and wellbeing activity and be able to work with vulnerable or marginalised communities and volunteers successfully. The post requires a mix of standard hours and out of hours including some weekends

CLOSING DATE: 4 March 2020
Interviews will be held on: 20 March 2020


If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the button to be directed to our website where you can download the application pack.

Touchstone is an equal opportunities organisation and applications are welcome from all sections of the community, particularly LGBT communities and/or people with disabilities who are under-represented within Touchstone.

Touchstone is a Trans Positive employer, Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Mindful Employer, has been granted the Positive about Disabled People mark and Investors in People Platinum.

No agencies please.

Posted on: 05 February 2020
Closed date: 04 March 2020
Job ref: 155350_TS
Tags: Social Care/Development, Practitioner