The post-holder will deliver, develop and expand upon the success of our existing independent peer support Linkworking Project at inpatient wards at the Royal Bethlem Hospital (RBH) and Croydon’s Mental Health Community Services, Jeanette Wallace House (JWH) and Queens Resource Centre (QRC). The post-holder will manage and support our team of Linkworkers to monitor the quality of Croydon’s statutory mental health services.
The post holder will provide feedback and help to campaign for improvements to statutory services provided by the South London and Maudsley NHS Trust (SLaM). Hear Us report all project outputs and share our findings with the South West London Integrated Care Board (SWL ICB) and at senior stakeholder meetings across the borough of Croydon. The Linkworking Project will contribute and support Hear Us in representing the voice of Croydon’s service users in the development, planning and commissioning of mental health services.
SECTION D3.1.3 Linkworking Project Manager
Linkworking Project Manager
Accountable to and Managed by:
Deputy Chief Executive Officer
Volunteer Linkworkers and Project Volunteers
24 hours per week, spread over the Linkworking Project’s core hours.
£21,624 Per Annum
Length of Contract:
The post is offered on a fixed one-year contract with the possibility of extension, subject to funding.
Based mainly at Orchard House, 15A Purley Road, South Croydon, CR2 6EZ, although required to work at other sites within Croydon as requested by the Manager.
The post-holder can apply for flexible working if they have worked continuously for Hear Us for at least 26 weeks, providing this is within the scope of and balancing the needs of the Linkworking Project
Working across Croydon and surrounding boroughs, the work will include ward and community service visits.