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 – IAPT Counsellor: ongoing reruitment April 11, 2017
Location: Oakland House, Old Trafford, Manchester
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £22,458 per annum
Length of contract: Permanent
About the role
Self Help are looking for motivated counsellors to join their expanding psychological wellbeing service in Manchester. The post holders will work alongside a team of psychological wellbeing practitioners, counsellors and eTherapy coordinators – within a stepped care model – to provide a range of NICE approved low intensity interventions for depression and anxiety disorders. Treatment will be delivered through a range of modalities including face-to-face work and telephone therapy.
The successful candidate will be a skilled, person-centred or integrative counsellor, who is highly motivated with the ability to organise and prioritise their own workload. Preferably, you will have experience of working within an IAPT programme. Additional training in third wave CBTapproaches, such as acceptance and commitment therapy, is desirable.
To apply, visit the Self Help website.
- Boost for healthier lifestyles quest April 3, 2017
Efforts to tackle the main causes of long term ill-health in the Rochdale Borough will get a boost from April.
A new Living Well partnership is being developed to build easier routes to healthier lifestyles for people in the borough.
Living Well will be delivered by a partnership between The Big Life group, Link4Life, Rochdale & District MIND, Early Break and Rochdale CVS to offer lifestyle change on our doorsteps and in our homes.