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Vacancy: Community Development Worker – Men in Health (Yorkshire MESMAC)

THIS ROLE WILL BE EMPLOYED BY YORKSHIRE MESMAC. 30 hours per week Leeds or Bradford office base An opportunity has opened at Yorkshire MESMAC to be involved in a new, exciting partnership project, focused on improving mental health & wellbeing for men working in the West Yorkshire health and care sectors. Bring your passion to eliminate mental health stigma and skills to build truly accessible mental health services, to share

2022-05-12T12:35:51+01:0012th May 2022|News, Vacancies|

Vacancy: Prison Leavers Caseworker – Friday Prison Leavers Project

SALARY: NJC Scale Points, 12 – 17, starting at £22,571 pa HOURS: 37 hours per week This role is fixed term for up to 12 months. Evening and Weekend working will be required to undertake this role. We are pleased to be able to begin a selection process for the above post, open to internal and external applicants. The post will be based within a Touchstone Office in Leeds, with

2022-05-05T11:49:25+01:005th May 2022|News, Vacancies|

Vacancy: Liaison and Diversion Support Time Recovery Worker

SALARY: NJC Scale Points, 12 – 17, starting at £22,571 pa HOURS: 37 hours per week Any job offer will be dependent on the outcome of police vetting at level 3, and reference checks. Touchstone is a multi-award-winning mental health and wellbeing charity operating in communities across Yorkshire. Touchstone understands that we can only deliver excellence to the people we serve if the people we recruit are happy, empowered, supported

2022-05-05T11:40:06+01:005th May 2022|News, Vacancies|

Vacancy: BANK HOURS / CASUAL STAFF OPPORTUNITIES

Touchstone is celebrating its 40th Birthday this year and we are a multi-award winning mental health and wellbeing charity operating in communities across Yorkshire. Touchstone understands that we can only deliver excellence to the people we serve if the people we recruit are happy, empowered, supported to reach their potential and trusted to lead. We are looking for experienced staff , who have the right values and attitude to join our

2022-05-16T14:18:44+01:0022nd April 2022|News, Vacancies|

Touchstone ranks at 20th place on Stonewall’s Top 100 Employers List for LGBTQ+ people and achieves a Gold Award!

Touchstone places at 20 in Stonewall list of Top Employers for LGBTQ+ people Touchstone was also placed second in their sector and achieved a Gold Award for their commitment and efforts in continuing to be an LGBTQ+ employer. Stonewall’s Top 100 employers List ranks organisations on their efforts and commitment to creating welcoming environments for their lesbian, gay, bi, trans and queer staff. Organisations are ranked by a set of

2022-02-23T11:49:34+00:0023rd February 2022|LGBT*, News|

Local men’s network celebrates funding and national award nomination.

A local network supporting men’s health is celebrating this week having been awarded over £300,000 by the National Lottery, as well as being nominated for a national Project of the Year award. Men’s Health Unlocked (MHU), a partnership between four local charitable bodies (Barca-Leeds, Forum Central, the Orion Partnership and Touchstone) and Leeds City Council, has received two years’ worth of funding from the National Lottery Reaching Communities Fund, to

2022-02-02T15:15:47+00:002nd February 2022|Awards, Community, News, Partnership|

Charity Awards Roundtable: Better by co-design

A few months ago, Arfan was involved in a national roundtable discussion hosted by the Civil Society discussing 'Co-Design' and 'Co-Production' and what these terms mean in reality. See below an excerpt from the article: After this year’s Charity Awards, Charity Finance invited a group of charities whose applications highlighted their commitment to co-production and co-design to share their experiences and learning. Tania Mason listened in. A strong theme that

2022-01-17T11:26:19+00:0017th January 2022|Awards, Community, Coproduction, News, Touchstone Loves Food|

Say hello to Touchstone’s new Senior Leadership Team!

I am delighted to announce that Touchstone have recently appointed 2 new Operations Directors (Dave Pickard and Sophie Hailwood) and Kathryn Hart as Deputy CEO to the Senior Leadership Team.  Kathryn will continue to retain her HR Director role.  After a period of significant change in senior leadership positions including my appointment as CEO in August 2021, Sharon Brown’s appointment as Business Development Director in January 2021 and Zoe Bridge’s

2022-01-13T12:45:45+00:0013th January 2022|News|

Touchstone’s former CEO, Alison Lowe, has been awarded an OBE

Alison Lowe, Touchstone’s previous Chief Executive Officer has been awarded an OBE for her services to mental health and wellbeing during the Covid-19 pandemic. Individuals from the worlds of sport, music, social care, the local community and local government are among those who have been awarded a string of honours in the Queen’s annual list, which recognises those who have gone above and beyond in their field and made a

2022-01-07T13:41:02+00:007th January 2022|Awards, News|