Community Mental Health Coordinator (PL797)
Location: Isle of Sheppey
Hours: 22.5hours per week
Salary: £14,120 - £15,901 (£23,534 - £26,502 full time equivalent) gross per annum
Contract: 1 year fixed term
Closing date: 9am Friday 22 February
Because like you, we’re dedicated to changing attitudes and changing lives.
About us: We are passionate about helping vulnerable people to reach their full potential. We strive for a fairer society where vulnerable people find stability, the most excluded are included, and where homelessness and poverty are things of the past.
The role: You will be responsible for raising awareness of mental health and ensuring people know how to access support if they need it.
This is a new scheme Porchlight is running in partnership with Eastern Sheppey Big Local. You will be offering mental health & wellbeing training and awareness-raising sessions for individuals, local groups and organisations.
To do this, you will manage a group of volunteer mental health ambassadors. You will also develop relationships with local residents, healthcare providers and businesses (typically in the Eastchurch, Leysdown and Warden area).
This role requires:
- Excellent communication and people skills
- Ability to use your initiative to drive the scheme forward
- Experience of developing a community project within a deprived area
- Experience of managing volunteers
Benefits: As a Porchlight employee, you will have access to a wide range of benefits including free life insurance, 25 days holiday per year (increasing to 30 days after five years’ service) and the Porchlight pension scheme.
The closing date is 9am 22nd February. Interviews are scheduled for 5th March.
Porchlight is an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
If you have any questions regarding your application please contact Daniella Sherriff, HR Assistant, on 01227 760078, selecting option 3 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.