Job Vacancies

We currently have job vacancies available for two positions:

1 – Isolation and Social Engagement Worker
2 – Business Development Manager

Details of both roles are shown below. To request an application pack, please email info@stockportmind.org.uk, start the subject line with ‘Recruitment:’ and include the title of the role(s) you are interested in. We will then email you a pack, including the full Job Description, Person Specification, an application form and instructions on how to apply.

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Job title: Isolation and Social Engagement Worker
Salary:
 £20,000 pro rata
Hours: 37 hours per week
Annual Leave: 13 days
Based: Based at Stockport Mind and various locations throughout Stockport
Contract details: 6 months contract – with possibility of extension dependent on funding
Start Date: Immediately
Deadline: The deadline to request an application pack is 5pm on Thursday 1st October 2020. The deadline to submit your application is 11.59pm on Sunday 4th October 2020.

Job Purpose

We are looking to recruit someone who will work to deliver outcomes of inclusion and social engagement for young and older adults (16+) experiencing social isolation and/or loneliness.

To facilitate appropriate access to creative, recreational, and social activities that promote positive mental and physical wellbeing in a socially inclusive manner.

To actively engage with people who are isolated and/or lonely to enable them to become more socially engaged.

Because social engagement has become more restricted in recent times, we are looking at someone who can take new approaches to help reduce isolation and loneliness.

This project is currently delivered working closely with Age UK Stockport and has been supported by funding from a grant giving charity for the past 20 months, and is now funded for 6 months following a successful bid to the Lottery (Covid-19 funding)

Our plan to extend the post beyond the 6 months will be dependent on funding.

Key Duties

• Identify and engage with people who are lonely and/or socially isolated
• Maintain up to date information of the range of services and activities that are available to people, who may be experiencing/at risk of experiencing poor mental and/or physical health problems
• Befriend, support engagement with others, promote and enable progression into mainstream activities
• Regularly monitor and evaluate the service to ensure it is person centred and is supporting the individual to have their wishes achieved and their needs met. Develop and maintain links with partner organisations and colleagues in Stockport Mind to ensure service users are linked into opportunities across the network
• Ensure that opportunities are promoted to “hard to reach” groups and BME communities across Stockport
• Support the development of diverse activities within mainstream and mental health services
• Assist with the development of well-being initiatives for the local community
• Ensure all mandatory training required by Stockport Mind is completed within the induction period

Responsibilities

• To be responsible for the organisation of their own workload and delegated decisions/actions, as agreed with manager.
• To work within current health and safety regulations and Stockport and District Mind’s Policies and procedures.
• To maintain a high level of individual and organisational confidentiality in line with Stockport and District Mind’s Policy and Procedures.
• Contribute to the general development of the service.
• To uphold Stockport Mind’s Mission, Vision and Values & Policies & Procedures and to champion and promote the organisation in a variety of ways and to all relevant audiences as required.

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Job Title: Business Development Manager
Salary:
£28,500
Hours:
37 per week
Annual Leave:
27 days (pro rata)
Based:
Stockport Mind
Contract details:
6-month initial contract, with scope to extend to 12
months and then a potential longer term contract
Start Date:
1st November 2020
Applications close: Wednesday 7th October, 5pm.

Job Purpose

To lead the development, planning, launch and management of the Stockport and District Mind EAP (Employee Assistance Program) service. A key component of the role is Sales and Marketing – identifying, contacting and signing-up organisations to the new service.

Key Duties

• Define and refine the EAP proposition
• Develop Service Level Agreements (SLAs), both for our customers and any
suppliers
• Develop marketing communications material (e.g. website, social media)
• Develop a list of sales prospects, starting with organisations where Stockport and District Mind already has a relationship
• Instigate conversations, aiming for a meeting with the HR Manager or CEO of the prospective client organisation
• Organise sales meetings, bringing in support as appropriate
• Identify any obstacles to the potential sale and work to remove them
• ‘Close the sale’ by signing up organisations to the EAP service
• Client/account management – maintaining a relationship, monitoring and acting on client feedback
• Maintain accurate and appropriate records and data for the services provided, including client organisation and employee data
• Ensure all mandatory training required by Stockport and District Mind is
completed within the induction period.

Responsibilities and Accountability

• To achieve the sales targets embodied in the outline plan
• To work within current health and safety regulations and Stockport and District Mind’s Policies and Procedures
• To maintain a high level of individual and organisational confidentiality in line with Stockport and District Mind’s Policies and Procedures
• To uphold Stockport Mind’s Mission, Vision and Values & Policies & Procedures and to champion and promote the organisation in a variety of ways and to all relevant audiences as required.

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To request an application pack for either or both of the above positions, please email info@stockportmind.org.uk, start the subject line with ‘Recruitment:’ and include the title of the role(s) you are interested in. We will then email you a pack, including the full Job Description, Person Specification, an application form and instructions on how to apply.

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Here are the pages where opportunities at other local Minds within Greater Manchester are listed:

Vacancies at Manchester Mind
Vacancies at Rochdale and District Mind
Vacancies at Mind in Salford
Vacancies at Tameside Oldham and Glossop (TOG) Mind 

We are part of Mind in Greater Manchester, a partnership of five local Minds ensuring people experience better mental health and supporting people with their mental health to live well in their communities and at work.