Granby Community Mental Health Group – Mary Seacole House – Community Outreach Worker

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Contract: 3 years.
Term: Part-Time.
Salary: £18,562 per annum, pro-rata.
Hours per week: 35 hours.
Reporting to: Simon Torkington, Advocacy & Training Manager.
Location: L8, Liverpool.

Mary Seacole House is a mental health charity and resource service that provides mental health and well-being support to meet the diverse cultural needs of the primarily Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and Refugee communities of Liverpool. The service focuses on delivering activities that maximise recovery for people who experience mental health problems, helping them to live, work, study, and access leisure alongside other members of the community.

Mary Seacole House will be delivering non-statutory advocacy to local residents within the boundary of Liverpool City Council. The service will support those who require the support of another in order to make their voice heard.

They are looking to recruit a part-time Community Outreach Worker to support the organisation in reaching our communities to promote the service and to support people with information on:

  • How to access appropriate services (specifically mental health services)
  • Help to understand bureaucratic processes including benefits systems and routes into housing or health services
  • Rights and entitlements (specifically around mental health).

We would like someone who has experience in:

  • Delivering information in a community/outreach type setting
  • Working with BAMER (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic, Refugee) communities
  • At least one year’s experience of working with individuals with mental health conditions in a paid, voluntary or personal capacity.

For more information and to apply, please email iqra@maryseacolehouse.com.

Closing date: Friday 22 October 2021.

Interview date: Week commencing Monday 25 October 2021.

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