Wellbeing Space and Support Service Worker

Closing date 31 March 2019
Organisation Touchstone / Holbeck Elderly Aid
Location Leeds
Hours Full time
37 per week
Salary NJC Scale 5, starting scp 12, £21,589 pa
Telephone 0113 271 8277
Email recruitment@touchstonesupport.org.uk
Website www.touchstonesupport.org.uk/get-involved/employment-at-touchstone/
Description
1 x Holbeck Elderly Aid – 37 hours per week  

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a new service delivered by Touchstone, Womens Health Matters, Holbeck Elderly Aid and Leeds Beckett University to deliver a Wellbeing Space and Support Space across LS8, 9, 10 and 11. The WSSS service will provide a community health development service in South and East Leeds. The service is funded by Public Health at Leeds City Council.  

We are looking for proactive individuals who are confident in using coproduction and asset-based community development approaches to improve individual and community 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 motivating others to have positive conversations about mental health, delivering both group and individual work, and working with vulnerable or marginalised communities and volunteers successfully.  

As this role will be employed by Holbeck Elderly Aid applicants with experience/ knowledge of the issues that affect older people would be a benefit.
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