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“There’s a Huge Gap in Services that Meet their Needs”: Touchstone’s BME Dementia Service Calls on ITV Calendar News

On Monday 8th August, Touchstone’s BME Dementia Service featured on ITV calendar news to call for more funding for BME-specific support and care for those living with dementia. Here is a summary of the report, with the full link below:   The segment includes clips from the service’s weekly Hamari Yaadain (Our Memories) support cafes for South Asian people living with dementia. The café runs in five South Asian languages,

2022-08-09T16:33:26+01:009th August 2022|Blog, Dementia, News|

Vacancy: Primary Care Mental Health Support Worker

SALARY: Agenda for Change Band 4, starting at £22,549 pa/pro rata HOURS: 2 x 37 hours per week – Permanent 1 x 18.5 hours per week – Fixed term for up to 12 months 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,

2022-08-05T12:56:05+01:005th August 2022|News, Vacancies|

Vacancy: Community Support Team Support Worker

SALARY: NJC Scale Points 18 – 23, starting at £25,419 pa / pro rata HOURS: 1x 37 hours per week 1x 30 hours per week These roles are fixed term for up to 12 months 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,

2022-07-28T15:03:24+01:0027th July 2022|News, Vacancies|

Vacancy: ADHD and Autism Co-production Project Coordinator

SALARY: NJC Scale Points 23 – 25, starting at £28,226 pro rata HOURS: 37 hours per week (possible job share opportunity) This role is fixed term to up 31 March 2024.  Touchstone are working with The West Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership (WYHCP) to reduce health inequalities for people with Autism and ADHD. WYHCP wish to carry out an all-age neurodiversity review focusing on Autism and ADHD across West Yorkshire

2022-07-22T15:12:25+01:0022nd July 2022|News, Vacancies|

Vacancy: Community Health Development Worker – Community Engagement

SALARY: NJC Scale Points 12 – 17, starting at £22,183 pa HOURS: 37 hours per week This role is fixed term up to 31 March 2023, with the possibility of extension Mentally Healthy Leeds (MHL) is a preventative mental health service that works with people at risk of experiencing poor mental health. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a service delivered by Touchstone in partnership with Community Links

2022-07-14T11:05:28+01:0014th July 2022|News, Vacancies|

Vacancy: Peer Support Co-ordinator (Kirklees)

SALARY: NJC Scale Points 29-31, starting at £28,226 to £30,095 pa/pro rata HOURS: 18.5 hours per week This role is fixed Term until March 2023 with possibility of extension. This post will include some weekend and evening work. 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

2022-07-29T10:03:51+01:0022nd June 2022|News, Vacancies|

Co-production is ‘language of the system’, Touchstone CEO says – with Arfan Hanif

In May 2022 Arfan Hanif was involved in a national panel discussion on Co-production with number of national Charity leaders in attendance. Arfan stated: "When we say that co-production is an equal relationship – no it isn’t. We’re there to serve our communities. They’re the leaders – so that’s the reason I don’t like the term co-production, because it’s the language of the system" Please follow the link below, to

2022-05-27T16:14:39+01:0027th May 2022|Coproduction, News|

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

2022-07-13T16:05:29+01:0022nd April 2022|News, Vacancies|

Vacancy: Rotherham Safe Space Service Manager

SALARY: NJC Scale Points 26 – 28, starting at £30,984 pro rata HOURS: 18.5 hours per week This role is fixed term until March 2024, with the possibility of extension The post requires the Service Manager to complete one evening shift per week as per the expectations of their role. Touchstone has been awarded funding from NHS Rotherham CCG to run the upcoming Rotherham Safe Space in the early evening

2022-06-28T14:36:42+01:0014th April 2022|News, Vacancies|

Vacancy: Rotherham Safe Space Team Leader

SALARY: NJC Scale Points 23 – 25, starting at £28,226 pro rata HOURS: 24 hours per week This role is fixed term up to March 2023, with the possibility of extension Touchstone has been awarded funding from NHS Rotherham CCG to run the upcoming Rotherham Safe Space in the early evening and at night. The service is likely to operate between the hours of 6pm-1am, 3 evenings a week with

2022-06-28T14:35:45+01:0014th April 2022|News, Vacancies|