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Wellbeing Arts Tutor

Band 5

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Band 5
Part time: 18.75 hours per week (happy to discuss flexible working)
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£24,124 - £30,112 per annum, pro rata
25/02/2020 23:59

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMMH) is one of the leading mental health trusts in the UK.

Serving a population of 1.2million people, the Trust employs around 4750 people who make a difference across 130 locations. Situated in one of the most exciting and affordable cities in Europe, GMMH provides community and inpatient mental health care, alongside substance misuse services across the North West.

GMMH is one of the most active research trusts in the UK, with one of the highest levels of recruitment to clinical trials for mental health. This puts our staff and service users at the leading edge of new mental health treatments.

The Trust provides a range of specialist services including prison in reach across the North of England, a specialist centre for mental health and deafness and in patient perinatal mental health care.

We have been rated ‘Good’ overall by the Care Quality Commission. Our substance misuse services and leadership were rated as ‘Outstanding’

Two exciting opportunities have arisen for part-time Wellbeing Arts Tutor roles to work as part of the citywide Recovery Pathways Service. The 2 x 0.5 posts will involve providing a range of wellbeing arts activities to GMMH service users, in any creative discipline, and to work as part of the creative teams at a variety of venues across Manchester.

The successful applicants will have excellent organisation and communication skills and experience of delivering creative sessions to people experiencing mental health issues as well as a  strong belief in the benefits of creative arts for mental wellbeing. You will also have some knowledge of the mental health system.

The successful post-holders will be responsible for devising and delivering creative programmes of socially inclusive activity, maintaining studio space and materials.

In addition to this, the successful post-holders will be able to travel to a variety of venues, to deliver courses in their field, and assist with the development of partnerships with other creative community organisations to support continued interests and wellbeing.  You will also demonstrate an enthusiasm for your subject and encourage people, experiencing severe and enduring mental health needs in Manchester, to have aspirations, achieve their goals and be part of their communities.

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Charlotte Brown


Tel: 07890 996586


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