Involvement & Coproduction Lead
Second Step is a leading mental health charity in the South West offering housing, support and hope to thousands of people with mental health and other problems. Our goal is to inspire hope and deliver change for everybody and every community we work with.
Hours: 37 hours per week
Salary: £27,846 - £30,424 per annum
Location: Team base is in Bristol, BS2 8PE
Second Step is actively committed to the coproduction of services and is on a journey to making this a reality. In addition to employing people with lived experience of mental health issues, we have a strong record of involving the people we support in the design, review and improvement of our services. We are also committed to establishing a strong carers’ voice within the organisation.
We are looking for someone with experience, passion and energy to help lead the continued development of coproduction / involvement activity within Second Step. You must be an excellent communicator, have good organisational skills and the ability to work alongside people with a range of skills and needs. The role includes developing and sharing best practice throughout the organisation. The role also involves providing practical and emotional support to individuals and groups of people with lived experience, to enable their involvement to make a tangible difference. You will develop and review relevant policies, guidance notes and ‘Top Tips’ and deliver training to support and share best practice.
You will be a member of the Quality and Improvement Team and have a line manager who shares your passion for, and knowledge of, this work.
Closing date: Monday 24th May 2021 (at 12pm)
Interview date: Wednesday 2nd June 2021
For more information about the role please contact Giz Thomas, Quality and Assurance Manager : firstname.lastname@example.org
Second Step is committed to Equal Opportunities and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community and from people who have personal experience of using mental health services.