Manchester Mind believes in the power of listening and feeling heard and that a better understanding of mental health benefits everyone. We do this by providing a range of services across Manchester to young people and adults. Our work is guided by our values of:
Openness | Belonging | Strength | Collaboration
Manchester Mind is looking to recruit 5 full-time (35 hours) Community Engagement Workers, The roles will involve working in a collaborative and person-centred way across primary care in Manchester, Bolton, Salford, Wigan and Trafford, with people who have lived experience of mental health problems in order to improve physical and promote take up of both flu and Covid-19 vaccines.
We would like to work with people who are experienced, dynamic and passionate about being able to develop and deliver accessible mental health support services.
Position: Community Engagement Worker (Improving Physical Health)
Salary: £22,400 – £23,772
All 5 posts are Full-Time (35 hours per week). Initially a 12-month contract.
The skills and knowledge that are important to us are:
- Ability to work in an open way that builds kind relationships and is receptive to and appreciative of the skills and talents of everyone.
- Knowledge or experience of the issues that people with lived experience of poor mental health face and the impact this can have on physical health.
- Ability to work collaboratively with others.
Application documents can be downloaded here:
This is a rolling recruitment process and as such the deadline will be when we fill all vacancies, at which point we will withdraw the job advert. So don’t delay!
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, or had experience of volunteering.