Working with the mental health voluntary sector in Leeds

Volition - an alliance of voluntary sector organisations that either provide mental health services for or work with people who have mental health needs.

Volition promotes the contribution of the voluntary sector in strategic planning and development of services, encourages partnership between agencies and across sectors and provides information to voluntary sector organisations to assist them in meeting the mental health needs of people using their services.

Volition has over ninety members from all areas of the mental health voluntary sector providing services to people in Leeds.

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Peer Support programme, Leeds Mind

Peer Support at Leeds Mind offers a variety of group work activities to help people manage their mental health, and offers a safe space where people can explore new ideas, share their experiences and benefit from hearing the experiences of others.  Please see the programme (pdf 364KB) for details of what activities they are running over […]

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Leeds Community Timebank

Timebanking is a way for local people to help each other and be recognised for the help that they give. Everyone’s time is valued equally regardless of the skills being exchanged and no money exchanges hands. For every hour a member spends helping another (e.g. piano lesson, dog walking), they receive one time credit which […]

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Healthy Brains at Leeds: Demystifying Dementia

Sat 6th – Sun 7th September 2014. 11.00am-4.30pm (drop in at any time over the weekend). Leeds City Museum. FREE. Ages 5-105. Have you ever wondered how the brain works? Come and discover fascinating insights into the workings of the human brain. www.leeds.gov.uk/healthybrains Discover fascinating insights into the workings of the human brain and what […]

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Emergency First Aid at Work, 8th September

Emergency First Aid at Work, 8th September

There are still places left on this one-day course at Feel Good Factor, which begins at 9.30 am and ends at 4 pm and costs £60. Accreditation lasts for three years.

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Latest Vacancies

Vacancies: HR administrator and administrator, Community Links

Human Resources Administrator. 21 hours per week (3 days per week). £16,998 – £19,317 per annum (pro rata). Leeds. Ref: P43. Due to growth, Community Links is looking for a Human Resources (HR) Administrator to join our small and friendly team.  This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual with strong administration skills and an […]

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Vacancy: Human Resources Officer, Leeds Jewish Welfare Board

This role is a 12 month fixed term contract.  To support the Human Resources Manager in providing up to date policies and procedures and advice to staff relating to all employment matters. The role will include reviewing existing recruitment & selection procedures and make improvements to enable effective recruitment practices, taking into account best practice, […]

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