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Our charity provides a range of services including advocacy, welfare rights and debt advice and mindfulness training to vulnerable people in Salford, including those with physical & sensory impairments, learning difficulties, dementia, autism and mental health problems and the over 60s. Our advocacy and advice services currently cover Salford and GMMH specialist services.

We are committed to achieving equal opportunities in employment and the service we provide, and welcome applications from people with lived experience of mental health issues.

Welfare and Debt Adviser

 

Location: Salford, Greater Manchester
Salary: £23,480 per annum
Contract: Fixed term contract for 1 year, Full-time

 

Our Welfare Rights Project has an excellent track record in Salford, and we need a new person to join our team. You will provide a comprehensive welfare benefits and debt advice service to clients with mental health issues, both at our offices in Salford and at outreach locations and other agencies within the city.

You will need a full driving licence and access to your own vehicle as the role requires travel to and from outreaches and home visits where necessary.

If you are intelligent, sensitive to the needs of people with mental health difficulties, committed to supporting and promoting their rights and have excellent written and verbal skills, then we would like to hear from you.

 

This job works with vulnerable adults and requires an enhanced disclosure under the Disclosure and Barring Service checks of criminal background. We also require at least 1 years’ experience of advising in this sector and satisfactory references.

Mind in Salford welcomes applications from people with lived experience of mental health problems.

 

Please click the 'Apply Now' button below for more information on how to apply, and the job description.

Please read the person specification and job description for details and relate to the person specification in your application.

No agencies please.

 

Closing Date and time for applications: Monday 5th July 2021

Lived Experience Coordinator

 

Location: Salford, Greater Manchester
Salary: £24,400 per annum
Contract: Permanent (Subject to Funding)

 

Do you have a passion for project development? Do you want to empower mental health service users and carers to deliver high quality support for their peers? Are you looking to make a significant social impact through your work?

Mind in Salford are working alongside Salford Mental Health Forum to develop and deliver a high quality peer mentoring service as part of the Living Well Salford programme. We are looking for a talented Lived Experience Coordinator who will be responsible for the day to day management, delivery and development of new and existing projects.

This post is for 37.5 hours per week.

 

Your main duties and responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Recruiting, training and day to day management of volunteers and paid peer mentors
  • Working productively alongside the Project Development Worker in the day to day management, delivery and development of new and existing projects
  • Co-ordinate team meetings,  update training and provide supervision for Peer Mentors and Volunteers

 

An enhanced DBS check and comprehensive references will be required.

We are committed to equal opportunities, value diversity in our workforce and aim to recruit a workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We encourage applications from everyone irrespective of age, disability (including those with lived experience of mental or emotional distress), gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership, and pregnancy and maternity.

No agencies please.

 

Closing Date and time for applications: 12th July 2021

For vacancies across our network of Greater Manchester organisations, you can also visit: gmmind.org.uk/job-vacancies/

 

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Contact Info

Mind in Salford
The Angel Centre
1 St. Philips Place
Salford
M3 6FA

0161 710 1070
info@mindinsalford.org.uk | Registered Charity No. 1156625

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