SALARY:
Agenda for Change Band 4, starting at £25,147 pa / pro rata

HOURS:
37 hours per week

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.

As a Mental Health Support Worker within the Leeds Mental Wellbeing Service (LMWS) you will be part of multi-disciplinary team which delivers an integrated service to offer primary care based mental health support for people with mild to moderate common mental health problems. You will also focus on increasing access to mental health services for people in some of the most deprived areas of Leeds and those who traditionally face barriers to accessing this support.

The service comprises:

To find out what it is like to work for Touchstone within the Leeds Mental Wellbeing Service you can watch the following videos from our team: https://youtu.be/lfvApBrTrmQ

Application forms and documents:

Advice on Completing Application Forms

Application Form 2024

Equal Opportunities Policy – Agreed 2020

Job Applicants Privacy Notice (2024)

Job Description – MHSW

Person Specification MHSW

We will also hold an information session to provide advice and guidance about the role. This will be held on Sunday 24 June, at 3:30pm on MS Teams: 

To attend please email Danni Brett Operational Team Manager  (PCMH) at dannib@touchstonesupport.org.uk 

Closing Date: 30 June 2024
Interviews will be held on: 12 July 2024

To apply, please send your application form 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 policy
  • 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
  • Excellent staff engagement
  • Lots of learning and development opportunities

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. 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