The Manchester Engagement Team is a partnership between Manchester Mind and Greater Manchester Mental Health Trust, providing assertive outreach across the city. We work with hard-to-reach individuals with severe and enduring mental health needs and complex issues including homelessness, substance use and offending. We wish to appoint to the following post:
Position: Support Time and Recovery Worker
Hours: 17.5 per week
Salary: £19,048.00 pro rata + 5% pension contribution
Holiday: 28 days per year, plus bank holidays pro rata
Supporting service users in their journey to recovery is an integral part of this job. To ensure that this happens we are looking for a creative, innovative person with excellent engagement skills and a positive approach to team-working and working with people with complex needs.
You will need to be a team player but also not afraid to take the lead when needed and we expect you to have experience working with people with mental health needs and/or with people who are hard to reach. Experience of using mental health services will be an advantage. Successful applicants will be able to show that they can maintain a positive approach to providing recovery-focused support to service users, and have the ability to inspire hope in service users at all times.
All application documents can be downloaded opposite. The deadline for submission of applications is 9am, Monday 29th January 2018.
Manchester Mind is striving to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Manchester Mind sees it as a positive advantage if you have experience of mental health issues and/or have used mental health services.