Linkworking Manager Vacancy

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Linkworking Manager Vacancy

Recruitment Start Date: 15/09/23

Return of Applications: 23/10/2023

Interview Week: 06/11/2023

Hear Us is recruiting for a Linkworking Manager.

Purpose of the Linkworking Project Manager Post:

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

Responsible for:

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 at:

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.

Flexible Working

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 off-site:

Working across Croydon and surrounding boroughs, the work will include ward and community service visits.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Tim Oldham
Orchard House
15a Purley Road
South Croydon
Tel: 020 8681 6888
Mobile: 07594 373 104