The Live Well Leeds service will provide flexible and practical support to people (aged 18+) within the Leeds Metropolitan District. This brand-new service has been commissioned by Leeds City Council Adult Social Care and will commencing in April 2019 for 5 years. The contract will be delivered by a Strategic Partnership (comprising Touchstone as the lead, Community Links and Leeds Mind) and a Delivery Network (comprising 16 different voluntary sector partners).
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the team to establish and deliver this new service.
Salary scale: NJC scale 5 points 22-25
Salary £21,074- £23,111 pro rata, actual salary £18,795-£20,612
(Salary from 1st April 2019 £ 21,589-£23,836 pro rata)
Hours: 33/week- Regular evening and weekend work will be required on a rota basis
Closing date: 9.00am, Wednesday 13th March 2019
Interviews: 21 or 22 March 2019 (tbc)
Purpose of the role
- Work as part of the Live Well Leeds partnership to recognise individual service users’ strengths and assets, and then provide support to maintain and improve mental health.
- Assess individuals using a service wide framework and ensure that they are supported to access and benefit from the broad range of support on offer within, and external to, the Live Well Leeds.
- Provide a flexible, supportive caring and responsive interventions to and with service users. This will involve working one-to-one, facilitating groups and enabling peers/volunteers to deliver group support.
- Coproduce, with service users, goal-oriented support plans and review them regularly.
For more information and details of how to apply please visit our website www.leedsmind.org.uk.
Leeds Mind is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Vulnerable Adults and all successful applicants will be asked to apply (through Leeds Mind) for an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and a Right to Work in the UK check.
Leeds Mind is an Equal Opportunities employer
Reg charity number: 1007625