SALARY:
NJC Scale Points 26 – 28, starting £34,834 pa / pro rata 
Plus £2 per hour enhancement for hours worked between 9pm – 2am

HOURS:
37 hours per week

This role is fixed term up to 31 March 2025.

We are seeking an experienced, enthusiastic, self-motivated individual to join our Crisis Support Service known as “Here For You” (formerly Well-Bean Crisis Café) in Leeds. The service offers a non-clinical, safe space with the aim of diverting individuals aged 16+ experiencing acute distress to more appropriate forms of support, away from A&E.

The post holder will provide effective leadership and performance management of the Leeds Here For You Service team, working closely with the Strategic Crisis Service Lead, ICB, primary care, statutory services, and other third sector organisations.

The successful candidate will have substantial experience of supporting people and planning services for people from diverse communities, particularly BME and LGBTQ+ communities, including working with people at risk of suicide and self-harm.

There is a requirement to complete one full evening shift per month (5pm-1am) and attend a start of a shift once a fortnight (5-6pm).

Information session via TEAMS 4 April 2024 at 2:00pm: If you wish to attend please email recruitment@touchstonesupport.org.uk

CLOSING DATE: 17 April 2024
Interviews will be held on: 6 May 2024

To apply, please send your application form to recruitment@touchstonesupport.org.uk 

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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