Vacancy: Support Worker 3x posts – Support Centre (BME)

Starting at NJC Scale 5 – Spinal Column 22-25 – £20,456 - £22,434
3 x posts - 18.5 – 37 hours
Fixed term until March 2018 – (may be extend for 6 months subject to funding)


To work as part of the Support Centre team to promote access to services for people with mental health needs from Black and Minority Ethnic communities. The post holder will work to these 3 key principles:

  • Co-production
  • Recovery – focussed
  • Partnership working

Support workers will enable service users to access structured groups and 1-2-1 case management support where necessary in order to promote health and wellbeing and effective engagement with mainstream services. The role involves empowering service users by recognising their strengths and facilitating engagement with services and support networks both in the Support Centre, wider partnerships and the community.

To apply please visit our website:

Closing date: 5 March 2017

 Interviews will be held on: W/C 14 March 2017

Touchstone is an equal opportunities organisation and applications are welcome from all sections of the community, particularly LGBT communities and/or people with disabilities who are under-represented within Touchstone. Application forms and further details can be obtained by going to our website at or writing to: Touchstone, Touchstone House, 2-4 Middleton, Crescent, LEEDS, LS11 6JU or by e-mailing Please return all completed applications to either the email or postal address.