Leeds, West Yorkshire
NJC Scale Points 7 – 11, starting at £20,092 per year, pro rata
Contract, Part-time, 15 hours per week. Fixed term for up to 12 months, with a possibility of extension.
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.

Live Well Leeds Service User Consultant
NJC Scale Points 7 – 11, starting at £20,092 pa / pro rata
15 hours per week
This role is fixed term for up to 12 months, with a possibility of extension.

The aim of Live Well Leeds is to provide flexible and practical support to adults across Leeds. This has been commissioned by Leeds City Council Adult Social Care and is delivered by a Partnership (comprising Touchstone as the lead, Community Links and Leeds Mind) and a Delivery Network (comprising of 16 different voluntary sector partners).

The service aims to be easy for diverse people to access, navigate and receive high quality support to improve and maintain their mental health.

We offer a seven day service, including evenings and weekends according to community/individual needs and wishes and are committed to co-production in all that we do.

This job is a great opportunity to help use your skills and experience to enable more of our service users to shape and improve our services across the 18 partners and to  build on the work already going on,  working ensure all groups and communities are able to be involved  

The aim is to work with Live Well Leeds staff and volunteers to ensure the full and effective involvement of service users in the design, development and delivery of services, identifying barriers to this, and supporting Live Well Leeds to develop meaningful service user involvement and activities.

The successful candidate will draw on their own lived experience of mental health services to develop diverse and inclusive service user involvement across the whole of Live Well Leeds across a wide range of innovative partners in particular to develop support excluded communities and groups.

Closing Date:  3 May 2021
Interviews will be held on: 17 May 2021

How to apply:

Please click 'Apply' to be redirected to our website, where you can download the application pack.
Please note, you are not applying at this stage.

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

Please note that we do not hold a sponsor licence and we do not intend to offer sponsorship for this particular role. You should therefore ensure that you have/will have the right to work in the UK to be able to undertake this role, if appointed, you will be required to provide relevant right to work documents at the point of an offer being made to you.

No agencies please.

Posted on: 06 April 2021
Closed date: 03 May 2021
Job ref: 157439_TS
Tags: Advice, Information, Social Care/Development