NJC Scale Points 27 – 30, starting at £35,745 pa/pro rata   

HOURS: 37 Hours per week

This role is permanent.

Touchstone are one of the delivery partners for the West Yorkshire Liaison and Diversion Service commissioned by NHSE. The current contract to deliver the Liaison and Diversion Service will end on 31st March 2025. The contract to deliver the service from 1st April 2025 will be determined through a competitive procurement process, which will involve Touchstone. Any job offer will be dependent on the outcome of police vetting at level 3, DBS 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 to reach their potential and trusted to lead.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the West Yorkshire Liaison and Diversion Service as Team Coordinator in Calderdale. The Liaison and Diversion service operates seven days a week; evening and weekend work will be undertaken on a planned basis. The successful candidate will be subject to the police vetting procedure prior to commencement in role.

The successful candidate will have experience of supervising staff, together with a thorough knowledge and understanding of the aims and objectives of the Liaison and Diversion service and the Criminal Justice System. They will also have the necessary experience and skills to enable to work effectively with partner organisations in both statutory and voluntary sector

Information Session: Friday 24th May 2024 12pm – 1pm

If you’d like to attend, please email recruitment@touchstonesupport.org.uk for a link.

CLOSING DATE: Sunday 2nd June

Interviews will be held on: Thursday 20th June

To apply please complete please complete the application form from the pack attached and return it to: recruitment@touchstonesupport.org.uk

If you have any queries please contact Sam Gravil at sgravil@wakefield.gov.uk 

Please download the application pack below:

Job Description

Person Specification

Advice on Completing Application Forms

Application Form 2024

Equal Opportunities Form 2024

Equal Opportunities Policy – Agreed 2020

Job Applicants Privacy Notice (2024)

Once completed, please return your completed application to recruitment@touchstonesupport.org.uk

As an employee of Touchstone, all successful applicants continually benefit from the following:

  • Personal wellbeing budget
  • 28 days annual leave (rising to 31 after 2 years) + 8 bank holidays (pro-rata)
  • Agile working opportunities
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Access to counselling and 24/7 confidential staff Mindful Employer helpline
  • Health and wellbeing and fun organisational staff away days
  • Inclusive maternity and parental policies and pay
  • A full range of staff and peer support networks
  • Additional day of leave for a celebration day
  • Learning and personal development opportunities

Touchstone is an equal opportunities organisation, an equal rights employer and applications are welcome from all sections of the community, particularly, BME and LGB and Trans communities and/or people with disabilities who are under-represented within Touchstone. Further information can be obtained from our equal opportunities policy. 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. Applications can be obtained by visiting www.touchstonesupport.org.uk  or by e-mailing recruitment@touchstonesupport.org.uk. Please note that feedback is not provided to applicants who have not been shortlisted.