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Link Worker

Salary: £19,698 per annum
Working hours: 35 hours per week
Contract: Permanent
Based at: Zion Centre, Hulme

  • Do you want to help people make changes to improve their health and wellbeing?
  • Do you see the best in others and a are good listener?
  • Are you passionate about the Manchester community?

Be Well is a health and wellbeing service that works with people in Manchester who have multiple lifestyle issues that they wish to change. A team of coaches, link workers and specialist workers will work on a one-to-one basis with individuals to help improve their health and wellbeing. As a link worker you will provide practical support around how to make change with people, deliver with our community partners and get to know the neighbourhood you are working in.

During CoVID 19 we are working with clients over the phone, following social distancing guideline and working from home the majority of the time. We need the right people more than ever, who are passionate about supporting the people of Manchester.

How to apply

The closing date for applications is Monday 28 September 2020. Applications received after this time will not be considered and CVs will not be accepted.

For more information please contact Heather Etheridge on 07790 607437.

If you need the application form in an alternative format, please contact our HR Team.


Find out more about what makes Big Life a great employer, from career development to a comprehensive staff wellbeing package.

The Big Life group positively promotes diversity in the workforce. We are committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults.

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Coronavirus update

In light of the current situation, we are making changes to the way we deliver services at the moment. One-to-one appointments that would normally be delivered face-to-face will now take place over the phone or through video call. There is no need to call us to confirm – your regular point of contact will call you at the time your appointment was scheduled.

We are also no longer holding groups inside. We’re currently arranging alternatives where possible through considering walking or virtual groups. Please contact your group facilitator, or the centre where the group runs from, for more information.

If you’re worried, think you may have symptoms of Coronavirus or want further information, see the latest advice from Public Health England.

Finally, if you’re struggling through self-isolation, please don’t feel alone. There are local community groups being created all over the country, which you can find here. Alternatively, you can call our community centres in your local area, which you can find here.