Advice Supervisor

Organisation: Manchester Mind
17.5 or 35 hours per week (either 2 PT or 1 FT post)
£27,123 per annum or pro rata for part-time post
Location: Manchester
Deadline: 23 January, 2017

Manchester Mind is a well-established Manchester charity delivering a range of services to people with mental health problems. Our vision is of a society that promotes and respects good mental health for all, and that treats people with experience of mental distress fairly, positively and with respect.

Project - Manchester Volunteer Advice Partnership.

Length of post - Funding ends on 31 December 2020.

Manchester Mind is the lead partner in this exciting lottery funded work. We are working in partnership with Cheetham Hill Advice Centre, Manchester Refugee Support Network, Young People’s Support Foundation and Greater Manchester Immigration Aid Unit. The project recruits, trains and supervises volunteers in advice work. Within each partner organisation there is an Advice Supervisor who is expected to hold a small caseload and supervise the volunteers and support their involvement and development.

We are looking for either 2 part-time or one full-time post holder who will provide volunteer supervision and support within Manchester Mind and/or Manchester Refugee Support Network. You will need to have a proven track record in advice delivery up to and including representation at first tier tribunals as well as experience of supporting volunteers or equivalent. You will need to have good communication skills and be able to contribute positively to the development of this innovative project.

Please indicate on your application if you are applying for the two roles as one full-time position or would prefer to be considered for a part-time role.

To download an application form and associated documents please visit the vacancies page of www.manchestermind.org or contact us via info@manchestermind.org.

Deadline for applications -12 noon, Monday 23 January 2017.

Manchester Mind is striving to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Manchester Mind sees it as a positive advantage if you have experience of mental health issues and/or have used mental health services or had experience of volunteering.

Contact

E-mail: info@manchestermind.org

Tel: 0161 769 5732