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 – eTherapy Coordinator: 30/09/2016 September 8, 2016
Location: based in Manchester, Trafford
Hours: 18.75 hours per week
Salary: £20,147 per annum
Length of contract:Fixed term until March 2018
We are lookingto recruit motivated individuals to take up an eTherapy Coordinator role.
The successful candidate willcoordinate and deliver eTherapy services to support young people (aged 12-16) who are experiencingcommon mental health problems, such as anxiety and depression.
The service is delivered across several different locations in Stockport and therole will involve liaising with statutory and non-statutory organisations across the area.
These opportunities are particularly suited to people who are interested in pursuing a career in community work and service management within the mental health and/or substance misuse field.
To find out more visit the Self Help website.
- Big Life Families – FINS Case Worker: 22/09/2016 September 7, 2016
Salary: £23,166 (equivalent to fixed point 26 on the NJC scale)
Working hours: 35
Contract: Fixed-term until March 2017
Based at: Across central and south Manchester
Closing date: 22nd September 2016 @ 5:00pm
Download the Application Form
Big Life Families, part of the Big Life Group are currently commissioned to deliver family support in partnership and on behalf Manchester City Council to families residing in South and Central Manchester.
The Family In Need Service currently has a vacancy and are looking to recruit a suitably qualified and experienced practitioner to join this well-established Service.
The successful candidate will provide assessment, planning and intervention for families, work in partnership with parents and children providing practical, hands on support, information, advice and guidance covering a range of issues (e.g. benefits and finance; personal development, learning, school attendance, behaviour management, parenting strategies etc.).
All our Family Workers manage a designated case load of families, coordinating and delivering a range of targeted interventions. Therefore the successful applicant will need to be proactive, be familiar with multi-agency working and have the skills and knowledge required to engage and work with families, including good IT skills. They will liaise with other agencies to directly support children and their families to agree and directly provide early intervention services. These may be specialised to enable positive and agreed outcomes in line with the Early Help Assessment and in achieving the changes families want to make in their life.
Please send completed application forms to Daksha.firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that the correct application form must be used, and CVs will not be accepted.
The Big Life group positively promotes diversity in the workforce
The Big Life group is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and will be subject to enhanced DBS checks