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/ eTherapy Coordinator, Manchester: 10/05/2017 April 27, 2017
Location: Oakland House, Old Trafford, Manchester
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: £20,551 per annum
Length of contract: Fixed term – 6 months (likely extension)
About the role
We are looking to recruit motivated individuals to take up eTherapy coordinator roles within our Manchester Talking Therapies (IAPT) Service. You will coordinate and deliver eTherapy services to support people experiencing common mental health problems such as depression and/or anxiety and long term conditions. The roles will involve liaising with statutory and non-statutory organisations. These opportunities are particularly suited to people who are interested in pursuing a career in community work and service management within the mental health field.
The successful candidates will have a passion for improving the lives of people who are affected by common mental health problems and long term conditions, preferably with experience of working within an IAPT programme.
Self Help can provide excellent opportunities for ongoing personal and professional development through regular supervision and training opportunities.
Self Help welcomes applications from people with personal experience of mental health problems
To apply, visit the Self Help website.
- 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.