SALARY:
NJC Scale Points 29-31, starting at £28,226 to £30,095 pa/pro rata

HOURS:
2x 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 are happy, empowered, supported to reach their potential and trusted to lead.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a Peer Support Service delivered by Touchstone in Kirklees. The Peer Support Service will aim to provide a volunteer to engage with clients and support them in the initial phases of accessing the service and then gradually withdraw as their confidence and relationships with the service develop.

The coordinator will provide a service that aims to support people experiencing mental health needs, particularly post pandemic, to access community-based services offered by the Working Better Together Partnership and other Voluntary Sector Services in Kirklees, through the support of volunteers with lived experience.

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.

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CLOSING DATE: 10 July 2022
INTERVIEWS: 19 July 2022

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 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.