An exciting opportunity to be part of the Greater Manchester Liaison and Diversion Team as a Community Engagement Worker.
The role of Community Engagement Worker has been developed specifically for people who have lived experience of vulnerabilities including: mental health / substance misuse / learning difficulties / neurodiversity / homelessness / Criminal Justice System (as examples) to support others who may benefit from community support into access of such, in addition to other treatment and interventions.
The Community Engagement Worker will act as an advocate, will agree goals with the client and support to access relevant services, will provide emotional and practical support.
Through using wisdom from your own experiences, you will inspire hope and belief that living well is possible in others and will use your skills to support access to services to do this.
This post is subject to job-matching process and is not at present under NHS AFC.
- Community based support, working across the Greater Manchester footprint.
- Support and promote recovery from vulnerabilities and challenges as a user led concept.
- To work as an advocate.
- Working closely with the Criminal Justice Services and Voluntary sector.
- Referral into and signpost onto appropriate support services in local community.
Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over 6,400 members of staff, who deliver services from more than 160 locations.
We provide inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bolton, the city of Manchester, Salford, Trafford and the borough of Wigan, and a wide range of specialist mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, the north west of England and beyond.
Greater Manchester is one of the world's most innovative, original and exciting places to live and work. From the beauty of the surrounding countryside to the heart of the vibrant inner city with great shopping, entertainment and dining options.
Wherever you go you will experience a great northern welcome with people famed for their warmth, humour and generosity.
Our people enjoy their work, have opportunities to learn and develop their skills and are encouraged to generate new ideas that improve care for our service users.
Please see attached job description and Person Specification for full details
- Pay Enhancements – 30% additional for Evenings (8pm onwards) and
- Saturdays and 60% additional for Sundays and Bank holidays.
- 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays rising to 29 after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years
- Excellent pension
- Cycle to work scheme
- Salary sacrifice car scheme
- Wellbeing programme
- Blue Light Card Discount
Please read the job description for full details.