Thank you for your interest in working with Lancashire Mind. We have a range of roles across the organisation, requiring a variety of different skills.
For many of our roles, you don't need a background in mental health; a passion for improving mental health and wellbeing across Lancashire is what's important. Some of our job roles require significant travel across the county of Lancashire; we reimburse all travel expenses for journeys that are made during your working day, whether this is on public transport or by car.
Working for Lancashire Mind means you'll benefit from a 35-hour working week (or less if the role is part-time); flexible start/finish and lunch times; 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays (pro-rata for part-time staff); a sick pay scheme; up to 5 days paid emergency leave to care for dependents (pro-rata for part-time staff); a workplace wellbeing scheme, including taking time out of the working day for wellbeing activities; learning and development opportunities. Our current team members will tell you that the biggest plus is joining a team who are passionate and committed to making a difference to the lives of others.
Job Title: Transformational Coach (x2)
Hours: full-time, 35 hours per week (fixed term contract until 31 December 2021)
Salary: NJC point 14 (£22,462) to 19 (£24,799)
Location: Nominally based in Chorley with extensive travel across Lancashire (Pendle focus)
Funding: The Age of Opportunity project is funded by the European Social Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund.
We are looking for two passionate, hardworking and innovative individuals to work as a Transformational Coach as part of the Age of Opportunity project.
The Age of Opportunity (Building Better Opportunities) project for Lancashire is a multi-partner delivery model that aims to support those most at risk of exclusion from the labour market and identify, reduce and/or remove barriers to engagement and employment for people over 50.
Age of Opportunity is part of the Building Better Opportunities programme for Lancashire, funded by the European Social Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund.
The posts will sit within our team of Wellbeing Coaches. Wellbeing Coaches support our strategic objective to ensure people and communities can overcome barriers to mental wellbeing utilising a range of tried and tested techniques to help people be happier and healthier.
The successful candidates will have experience of working with individuals that services typically fail to reach. You will have knowledge of employment related support, have excellent communication skills and be well organised.
Lancashire Mind is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community, particularly candidates with a lived experience of mental health conditions who fulfil all the criteria within the person specification.
We offer a workplace pension scheme, 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), a sick pay scheme, paid emergency time off to care for dependents, regular supervision, and a variety of learning and development opportunities.
Please note: This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
To request an application pack email [email protected] or call 01257 231660.
Deadline for applications: 9am on Friday 25th September 2020
Interviews will be held on Tuesday 6th October 2020 either via Zoom or at Head office in Chorley, Lancashire
How to apply
Applications for all posts must be made using a Lancashire Mind application form (Word doc, 188Kb). Once completed, return your form to [email protected] no later than the deadline, which is provided in the recruitment pack for the post you’re applying for.
If you require any assistance in completing the application form or have any difficulty downloading documents contact us on 01257 231660, Monday to Friday between 10am and 4pm.
Lancashire Mind Policies
Recruitment Policy (PDF)