The Big Life group – latest updates
The Big Life group of social businesses and charities work together to provide people with opportunities to change their lives.
The group is made up of 7 businesses and 3 charities which deliver a range of support and services across the North of England including services for children and families, health and social care services, mental health and wellbeing; alongside housing support, education, and employment services.
Find out more about us here.
- Self Help – Support Worker, The Sanctuary, Stockport: 19/05/2017 April 27, 2017
Location: based at Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport
Hours: 27.5 hours per week average
Salary: £17,351 per annum, pro rata
Length of contract:Permanent
Want to help us improve mental health?
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Support Worker to join our mental health crisis team, as we deliver a new service to help Stockport residents who are struggling to cope.
Working in a specialist clinical team at Stepping Hill Hospital, you will provide tailored one-to-one support to adults who are experiencing anxiety, panic attacks, depression, suicidal thoughts or are in crisis.
The ‘STEM’ project aims to reduce the number of unnecessary admissions to hospital, by providing the right support at the right time within an appropriate environment in the community. The service will be operational from Thursday to Monday from 9pm – 9am.
Expert training and workplace support is available. We also provide excellent opportunities for ongoing personal and professional development.
For more information, visit the Self Help website.
- Self Help – Support Worker, The Sanctuary: 19/05/2017 April 27, 2017
Location: Positions available in Wigan and Bolton
Hours: 35 average hours per week (up to 40 on a shift rota basis for Wigan role and 24.5 hours per week for Bolton role/ 49 hours per fortnight)
Salary: £17,351 per annum pro rata
Length of contract: 12 months fixed term, subtract to funding
About the role
We are looking for motivated and experienced individuals to support clients of the Sanctuary across Bolton, Wigan & Leigh. The role will involve providing a welcoming, comfortable and safe experience for clients, delivering telephone and 1-1 support sessions, including relaxation and planning sessions, and working with peer volunteers to support and promote clients’ wellbeing.
The ideal candidate will have experience of mental health support work – in a paid or voluntary capacity.
Self Help positively welcomes applications from people with personal experience of mental health problems.
To find out more, visit the Self Help website.