Wellbeing Services Manager

Salary: £32,000 - 35,000 pa + 6% pension
Employment type: Fixed term till 6 February 2021 (possible extension); 36 hours/week
Location: Haringey, North London
Closing date: Monday, 2 September 2019, 12 noon
Interviews: Thursday, 5 September 2019

Do you have demonstrable experience of supporting voluntary and community organisations to build their confidence and competence around mental health and wellbeing? Are you able to support the organisations to successfully fundraise to deliver projects to improve mental wellbeing?

 The Bridge Renewal Trust is working in partnership with Mind in Haringey to improve mental health awareness of voluntary and community organisations in Haringey. We are currently recruiting a Wellbeing Services Manager to deliver a programme of community development within Haringey Wellbeing Network to strengthen the capacity and capability of non-specialist organisations in the faith, sports & leisure and social housing sectors to better engage with and support mental health. The post holder will also co-ordinate designated social prescribing activities including line management of assigned staff.

We are looking for someone who has: effective partnership working experience; able to manage relationships and motivate others; knowledge of the statutory and policy framework surrounding mental health, safeguarding and social prescribing; knowledge of issues faced by mental health service users and potential mental health service providers; and conversant with a wide range of communications tools to engage all stakeholders.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a progressive organisation where we value and reward the performance of our staff.

To apply, please email your CV with contact details of two referees, a supporting statement demonstrating how you meet the requirements set out in the Person Specification and completed equal opportunities monitoring form to [email protected]

Trustees Wanted

Do you have the passion and commitment to be part of the team leading the Bridge on its journey to improve the health and wellbeing of local people and communities?

This year the Bridge Renewal Trust is celebrating its 10th year of working with local communities to improve the health and wellbeing of people living in Haringey.

We are a unique and ambitious charity, committed to growing as social business. This is to ensure our legacy from the New Deal for Community programme (2001-2010) has a sustained impact supporting people to flourish.

We are looking for new people to join our effective and friendly board to build from success and steer the charity forward.

We are particularly seeking Trustees with expertise in one or more of the following:

  • Law – general
  • Law – charity, property, contracts
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Social policy and impact

You will need to be able to attend quarterly Board meetings, an annual business planning meeting, AGM, community events and any elective sub-committee meetings. Trustee roles are voluntary. We pay expenses in line with our volunteer policy.

For an application pack, please email [email protected]. To discuss further please contact the Chair, Rachel Hughes on 07702207193.

Deadline for receipt of application: This is not a competitive recruitment process, as applications are received, they will be considered on merit until the board skills shortfall is met. Applications as soon as possible.