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.

Latest News

Staff changes at St Vincent’s Suport Centre

St Vincent’s Support Centre, the community hub giving help, hope and opportunity to hundreds of people in need since 1996 has had a few staff changes in recent months. Nicola Baker, the Volunteer Co-ordinator, has left the centre. Nic managed a supportive volunteering programme and was responsible for over 50 volunteers working in St Vincent’s […]

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Training: How to support others to make complaints

Complaints – How to support others to make representations including complaints. 24th Sept 10.00 – 13.00. This is a free half day course delivered by AKD Solutions.The aim of the programme is to ensure that advocates understand the statutory Health and Adult Social Care Complaints Procedure so that they can effectively support people who may […]

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Working with People who Hear Taboo & Violent Voices – 2 day training workshop

Whilst hearing voices is often a taboo in western cultures, being linked with media stereotypes and images of ‘madness’, there are some kinds of voices that are even harder to talk about – ‘taboo voices’. Taboo Voices may include ones that speak of violent and/or sexual themes – things that the voice-hearer, and those around […]

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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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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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