Leeds, West Yorkshire
starting at £19,554 pa/pro rata (NJC Scale Points 7 – 11)
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.

Peer Support and Coproduction Administrator
Salary: starting at £19,554 pa/pro rata (NJC Scale Points 7 – 11)
Based: Leeds
Hours: 28 hours per week
- Peer Support – 21 hours per week
- Coproduction – 7 hours per week

Touchstone is part of the new Primary Care Mental Health Service (PCMHS) for Leeds – the Leeds Mental Wellbeing Service (LMWS).  This exciting new partnership will mobilise and deliver an integrated service to offer primary care based mental health support for people with mild to moderate common mental health problems.  Together, our partnership will help thousands of people in Leeds to increase their resilience and live their best lives within their community.

The service comprises Leeds GP Confederation, Leeds and York Partnership, Leeds Community Healthcare, Women’s Counselling and Therapy Service, Home-Start Leeds, Northpoint Wellbeing, Community Links and Touchstone.

The successful post holder will provide administrative support to the staff and management of Touchstone LMWS, to undertake administration including responsibility for identifying and developing and maintaining administrative systems for the service and the organisation.

They will also carry out general admin duties, including the day-to-day running of the Peer Support and Co-Production team administration needs, and assisting other admin staff with duties for the wider team, and support the manager with the health and safety of the office.  

The post holder will be part of the Central Admin Team and will be required to carry out administration duties to contribute to the effective operation of the organisation, thereby will be required to work flexibly across Touchstone by working at different sites, which will be determined by work priorities.

The post holder will be based within the Touchstone IAPT team currently consisting of 10 CBT Therapists, 1 Senior PWP, 2 Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners, 2 Employment Advisors, 1 Trainee PWP’s, 1 Peer and Volunteer development worker, 2 Peer Support workers, 1 Peer Support Co-ordinator,  1.75 Administrators, a Team Manager and 2 Deputy Managers. We also have a number of mental health support workers employed by Touchstone, and our partner organisations.

To find out what it is like to work for Touchstone within the Leeds Mental Wellbeing Service you can watch the videos from our recruitment website.

Closing date: 31st March 2020
Interviews: Tuesday 14th April 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.

Refreshed on: 23 April 2020
Closed date: 24 April 2020
Job ref: 155585_TS
Tags: Admin, Governance