Derby Women’s Centre is a registered charity aiming to empower women to be more independent. They have evolved from humble beginnings to become a leading provider of support services for women in and around Derby.
New job vacancies have opened up at Derby Women’s Centre thanks to a funding opportunity and they are currently accepting applications for the 2 following roles:
Job Title: Project Officer
Salary: £18, 000 (18 months)
Hours: 30 hours (18 month contract)
This is a new and exciting position and will give the ideal candidate an opportunity to be a part of an exciting and innovative project tackling perceptions of Mental Health issues in the wider community.
The Project officer will oversee all aspects of the Mental Health Project from start to completion and ensure the Champions are recruited and are well supported throughout the 18 month project. The project aims to recruit 21 champions who will all have some lived experience of mental health and their role following the training will be to develop ideas and projects that can tackle the stigma of mental health discrimination. The Project Officer will manage and support volunteers and a Facilitator to promote the project and to develop wider Partnerships.
Job Title: Session Facilitator
Hours: Delivery of 24 training workshops over 12 months
This post will be required to facilitate 8 training workshops which will be repeated three times throughout the duration of the project. The content for these will have been informed by a number of focus groups attended by women with lived experience of mental health and the facilitator’s role will be to guide the participants through this content. This will include an introduction to the project, action planning for their own interventions and working as a team, practice sessions, skill and confidence building. This is a great opportunity to be a part of an exciting and innovative project tackling perceptions of Mental Health issues in the wider community.
Full job descriptions for both roles are available here.
Closing date for both job vacancies is 12pm, Wednesday 30th October 2013. Interviews will take place on 4th November 2013 with immediate start.
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