Volunteer Opportunities (Ref: HA96)

Location : Hartlepool
Closing date : 22/11/2017
Salary : Volunteer
Employment type : Permanent

Volunteer Opportunities (Ref: HA96)

Based: Hartlepool


We believe in recovery at MHM and are committed to providing services that support clients to be at the heart of their own recovery journey.


We are looking to recruit to Volunteers to join our Employment Team in Hartlepool.


As a Volunteer you should be able to inspire and engage people, you must have the ability to identify barriers and understand client’s needs, while possessing excellent motivational skills to coach clients to achieve their recovery goals, or maintain their physical and emotional wellbeing. Our Volunteers will complement our staff team and ensure that clients have a high quality experience whilst accessing our services.


Previous experience in a social care setting working with people who have a range of complex needs including Mental Health, Drug and Alcohol user groups as well as experience of recovery planning and goal setting would be advantageous. But above all a desire to help people and a willingness to learn is important as you will receive training and development opportunities in the role.


Opportunity Available:


Volunteer Vocational Group Supporter- supporting our Employment Specialist Recovery Workers to prepare and deliver group activities whilst supporting our clients to participate in said activities.  Although this will depend on client need, activities may include; interview techniques, CV writing, job search and support with MHM client zone.


For an informal chat about this position please contact, Rachel Broughton on 07484061723.


We want to ensure our workforce reflects the local community and would encourage applicants from all backgrounds with relevant experience to apply.

Closing Date:  22/11/17

Interviews will be held week commencing 27/11/17

The closing date given is a guide. We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so we advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.

Please note that due to the sensitive nature of the duties, an enhanced DBS will be sought in event of a successful application.

All disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential short-listing criteria are guaranteed an interview.

MHM is striving to become an Equal Opportunities Employer. 



Role Description - Volunteer;  
This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.