Location: Multiple sites, working acrossManchester, Bolton, Wigan and Leigh

Hours: Average 35 hours per week (up to 40 hours on 8pm-6am shift rota)

Salary: £18,319 per annum (pro rata for part time roles)

Length of contract: 12 months fixed term, continued subject to funding

About the Sanctuary

We’re looking for someone who is passionate about improving mental health to join us and support people who are in crisis overnight. Use your experiences, personal and professional, to help make a real difference to the lives of people who are experiencing anxiety, depression, panic attacks and suicidal thoughts.

This Sanctuary is available to residents (ages 18+) living in:

  • Manchester, Trafford, Salford, Stockport, Tameside, Glossop, Wigan and Leigh– from 8pm – 6am
  • Bolton– from 4pm – 12am (midnight)
About the role

As a Support Worker, you will provide a welcoming, comfortable and safe experience for the people we support – delivering telephone and 1-1 support sessions. As someone who is passionate about mental health, this role will allow you to make a real difference to the wellbeing of the people who access our service.

We welcome applications from people with personal experience of mental health problems.

We can provide excellent opportunities for ongoing personal and professional development through regular supervision and training opportunities.

How to apply

For more information about this post please contact Joanne Harding at:Joanne.Harding@selfhelpservices.org.uk

To apply for this post, please complete the application form below and email it to:recruitment@selfhelpservices.org.uk

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The closing date for applications is Tuesday 24 July. Interviews to be confirmed shortly after.

Struggling to cope?

Don’t struggle alone overnight. If you’re experiencing anxiety, panic attacks, depression, suicidal thoughts or are in crisis, call us from 8pm - 6am.

If you are in crisis overnight from 8pm - 6am, call us on: 0300 003 7029