Roles will be advertised here, however we usually offer roles internally to our current volunteers first. Volunteering with us is a great way for you to understand more about our charity and a good way for you to secure a paid role when one comes up. Please visit our volunteering page. To be notified of any vacancies, you can join our distribution list or follow us on Twitter and Facebook. To apply for any of these roles please download the files from the links provided and fill in an application form. CVs will NOT be accepted.
Tameside, Oldham and Glossop Mind are recruiting a Health and Social Care Apprentice. This is an exciting opportunity to get 12 months’ experience working in a health and social care setting. You will work in a variety of services/departments to provide mental health and wellbeing support. During the apprenticeship you will discover how mental health support is offered and delivered through a well-established voluntary sector organisation. You will develop a range of skills enabling you to work effectively in the health care sector; however skills learnt will be transferable to a variety of other roles.
During the apprenticeship you will gain experience in supporting clients in our client services department, therapeutic services department and community development department. Tasks will include helping to facilitate therapeutic courses and groups, helping to deliver workshops in schools, supporting work on our community allotments (applicable for allotment apprentice), co-deliver adult training courses, working with our fundraising and admin team. You will receive all the support and training you need to do the role and develop your career. There may also be opportunities to gain experience working outside the organisation in other health care settings. Five apprentices are required for this role.
We also require one apprentice to complete their apprenticeship solely at our kitchen garden/allotment site in Hyde. Duties here will include supporting drop ins, preparing and co-facilitating workshops, planning and running activities, providing support to participants and a wide range of basic horticulture skills e.g. growing vegetables, maintaining allotment gardens.
Successful applicants will attend a 3 day comprehensive core training programme, have the opportunity to achieve L2 City & Guilds Community Mental Health Work qualification, as well as a wide variety of internal and external training opportunities for professional development.
Application packs can be downloaded above or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For an informal discussion about the role, please call 0161 330 9223 and ask for Kelly Smith.
All completed application forms should be returned to email@example.com by 12 noon on 3 March 2017. In exception to our usual rules, CVs will be accepted alongside the apprentice application form.
The organisation believes that diversity is a means to achieve our ambitions. Diversity is about engagement, outreach, inclusion and service delivery as well as the people we employ and involve in our work. The organisation aims to create a generic mental health and wellbeing service which everybody can trust and value.