Community Development Worker

Closing date 18 February 2018
Organisation Touchstone
Location Leeds
Hours Part time
22 hours per week or 18.5 hours per week
Salary NJC Scale SO1 scp 29 – 31, starting at £25,951 per annum/pro rata
Telephone 0113 2718277
Email recruitment@touchstonesupport.org.uk
Website www.touchstonesupport.org.uk/2018/02/vacancy-community-development-worker/
Description
This role is fixed term until 31 March 2021.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a new service, Mentally Healthy Leeds, which is aimed to improve public mental health in the city. The service is funded by Leeds City Council.  

The Mentally Healthy Leeds service aim is to reduce mental health inequalities and improve the mental health and wellbeing of communities who are most at risk of poor mental health. The service will use asset-based community development approaches to improve protective factors and reduce risk factors associated with mental health and wellbeing.

You will design and deliver activities with targeted communities and the wider workforce to reduce risk factors associated with mental health and wellbeing.   

You will have experience of: Using asset-based community development approaches with communities to deliver positive outcomes, co-producing and delivering group learning successfully and engaging vulnerable or marginalised communities with positive outcomes
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