Support Worker x3 - BME Communities Support Centre

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Leeds
Salary
20456.00 - 22434.00 GBP Annual + GBP20456 - GBP22434/annum pro rata
Posted
13 Feb 2017
Closes
13 Mar 2017
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Touchstone (registered charity No. ) is a leading voluntary sector agency providing high quality services to improve the health and wellbeing of local people.

Title: Support Worker - Support Centre (BME Communities)
Salary: GBP20,456 - GBP22,434, (Starting at NJC Scale 5 - Spinal Column 22-25)
Hours: 3 x posts - 18.5 - 37 hours
Contract: Fixed term until March 2018 - (may be extended for 6 months subject to funding)
Regular evening and weekend work will be required on a rota basis
Location: Harehills, Leeds, LS8

To work as part of the Support Centre team to promote access to services for people with mental health needs from Black and Minority Ethnic communities. The post holder will work to these 3 key principles:

• Co-production
• Recovery - focussed
• Partnership working

Support workers will enable service users to access structured groups and 1-2-1 case management support where necessary in order to promote health and wellbeing and effective engagement with mainstream services. The role involves empowering service users by recognising their strengths and facilitating engagement with services and support networks both in the Support Centre, wider partnerships and the community.

Closing Date: 5 March 2017
Interviews will be held on: W/C 14 March 2017

TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION:

If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the button to be directed to our website to download the application pack. Please quote reference number when applying.

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.

No agencies please