QTIPOC Programme Co-ordinator

Job Title:QTIPOC Programme Co-ordinator

Salary:£14,294 (£23,823 pro rata) + 10% Pension

Hours:22.2 hours (0.6)

Special Terms: Fixed Term for 1 year, includes some evening and weekend working patterns

Closing date: Sunday 22th November 2020

Interviews: Thursday 3th December 2020 

 

QTIPOC - Queer, Trans, Intersex, People of Colour

Are you passionate about creating support for QTIPOC communities? Do you like talking to people from different backgrounds? Can you deliver engaging workshops and training sessions? Do you want to help make the world a better place for LGBT people?

 

LGBT Foundation is looking for a QTIPOC Programme Co-ordinator who will establish a programme of support specifically for queer, trans and intersex people of colour. You will develop and maintain relationships with community groups and organisations working with people of colour, and create and run events for QTIPOC.

 

You will deliver training and workshops to people from a range of professional and community settings to empower them to challenge systemic racism, and support them to make small and practical changes to be more inclusive of QTIPOC.

You will identify and support groups, projects, initiatives and spaces created by and for QTIPOC and recruit, train and support volunteers.


 

 

 

 

Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent organisation, planning and time-management skills

  • Experience of working with marginalised communities

  • Experience and knowledge of the challenges that exist amongst QTIPOC communities

  • Strong relationship building and influencing skills

 

 

Experience

  • Experience of working in / with the voluntary sector

  • Experience of writing reports

  • Experience of working in a multidisciplinary team

  • Experience of developing and delivering training

 

We particularly welcome applicants who identify as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME), trans and/or older (50+) as colleagues from these backgrounds are currently underrepresented in our organisation.

 

Indigo Gender Service Senior Counsellor

Job Title: Indigo Gender Service Senior Counsellor

Salary:£28,371 (Plus 10% Pension)

Hours:37 hours

Special Terms: Fixed Term Until December 2022

Accountable for: Indigo Counsellor

Closing Date: Sunday 28th February 2021 

Indigo Gender Service is currently looking to recruit one Senior Counsellor to support the Greater Manchester Trans Gender Service 2-year pilot. 

Indigo Gender Service is a collaborative approach, setting the national standard for a pioneering, localised and person-centred primary care led partnership that enables trans, non-binary and gender variant people to reach their full potential.

 

Your key role will be to provide psychological therapy treatment and mental wellbeing support for trans, non-binary and gender variant people, as well as carrying out associated administrative duties and supervisory duties for the junior therapists within the service.  You will work closely with other members of Indigo Gender Service, such as Care Navigators, to deliver on the core responsibilities of the Greater Manchester trans health service specification.  You will have good knowledge of holistic care interventions in a trans health setting and robust experience of supporting trans and gender non-conforming people as a therapist.


 

 

 

 

 

  • Display a genuine commitment to equality of opportunity and an understanding of the issues faced by all LGBT communities. LGBT Foundation will challenge any discriminatory behaviour or language if it occurs.

 

  • Further, LGBT Foundation has a commitment to using the insight gained through its work to make the organisation more inclusive and representative of all LGBT communities.

 

  • Completion of specific tasks allocated through work plans, project plans and the annual business plan of LGBT Foundation.

 

  • Provision of monthly information (accurate data and informative commentary) within your areas of responsibility for performance management purposes.

 

  • Compliance with LGBT Foundation’s policies, procedures, management and monitoring systems.

 

  • We are a learning and development organisation and will consistently provide and support opportunities for staff to exceed theirs and our expectations. In common with all staff, you have a responsibility for drawing attention to your own training needs as well as those of colleagues that you work with that LGBT Foundation will then aim to support you with.

 

We particularly welcome applicants who identify as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME), trans and/or older (50+) as colleagues from these backgrounds are currently underrepresented in our organisation.

 

Indigo Gender Service Counsellor (2 Posts)

Job Title: Indigo Gender Service Counsellor

Salary:£26,855 (Plus 10% Pension)

Hours:37hrs

Special Terms: Fixed Term Until December 2022

Accountable to: Senior Indigo Gender Service Counsellor

Closing Date: Sunday 29th November 2020

 Interview Date: Friday 18th December 2020

 

Indigo Gender Service is currently looking to recruit two Counsellors to support the Greater Manchester Trans Gender Service 2-year pilot. 

Indigo Gender Service is a collaborative approach, setting the national standard for a pioneering, localised and person-centred primary care led partnership that enables trans, non-binary and gender variant people to reach their full potential.

 

Your key role will be to provide psychological therapy treatment and mental wellbeing support for trans, non-binary and gender variant people, as well as carrying out associated administrative duties.  You will work closely with other members of Indigo Gender Service, such as Care Navigators, to deliver on the core responsibilities of the Greater Manchester trans health service specification.  You will have good knowledge of holistic care interventions in a trans health setting and robust experience of supporting trans and gender non-conforming people as a therapist.


 

 

 

 

Clinical Skills

  • Accept referrals via agreed protocols, working closely with other members of Indigo Gender Service, such as Care Navigators, to deliver on the core responsibilities of the Greater Manchester trans health service specification

  • Provide interventions to clients presenting with multiple and complex personal difficulties including those arising from mild to moderate mental health difficulties, based on accurate understanding and utilising a conceptual framework of the client’s difficulties

  • Work with a range of presenting issues; supporting each client to explore a range of life issues which frequently are of a distressing emotional nature

  • Exercise sound theoretical knowledge of the processes of counselling based on evidence of efficacy, with robust knowledge of working with trans and non-binary people, and to employ a range of short-term counselling interventions to meet the needs of the referred client.

  • Adhere to an agreed activity contract relating to the number of client contacts offered, and clinical sessions carried out per week in order to minimise waiting times and ensure treatment delivery remains accessible and convenient.

 

We particularly welcome applicants who identify as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME), trans and/or older (50+) as colleagues from these backgrounds are currently underrepresented in our organisation.

 

Making Smoking History LGBT Programme Co-ordinator

Job Title: Making Smoking History LGBT Programme Co-ordinator

Salary: £23,823 pro rata

Hours: 0.5 FTE, 18.5 per week

Special Terms: Fixed term until 31st March 2021 (extension subject to continuation funding)

Accountable to: Assistant Director of Inclusion

Sunday 22th November 2020 Interview Date: Friday 27th November 2020

 

Are you passionate about reducing LGBT health inequalities? Do you like talking to people from different backgrounds? Can you write engaging copy and deliver training? Do you want to help make the world a better place for LGBT people?Making Smoking History is Greater Manchester Combined Authority and Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership’s campaign to reduce smoking in Greater Manchester by a third by the end of 2021.

You will:

Listen to and work with local LGBT communities on issues relating to smoking and stopping smoking

Collect LGBT people’s experiences of quitting smoking and share them across of a range of media

  • Make sure LGBT people’s needs and experiences are represented at all Making Smoking History meetings

  • Support stop smoking services in Greater Manchester to start monitoring sexual orientation and trans status and to improve their knowledge about LGBT people

  • Create resources for LGBT people to support them to quit smoking

  • Work with Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) and other smoking cessation organisations to develop best practice for LGBT inclusion in smoking cessation services

 

 

 

Your responsibilities will include:

  1. Listen to and work with local LGBT communities on issues relating to smoking and stopping smoking

    • Oversee the LGBT Making Smoking History Programme coproduction group to make sure that LGBT people with experience of smoking and quitting smoking can influence and direct the programme

    • Recruit new members to the coproduction group

    • Bring together LGBT people with experience of smoking and quitting smoking with people designing smoking cessation campaigns and people working in stop smoking services to help them all work together and learn from each other

  • Feed into all Making Smoking History meetings, events and service improvement work

    • Attend Making Smoking History campaign meetings and the CURE programme steering group

 

3.Develop LGBT inclusive educational resources

Make sure smoking cessation e-learning, training and development for practitioners includes LGBT case studies and representation

Collect LGBT people’s quit stories and share these through the Making Smoking History campaign in many different ways, including videos, audio, podcasts, written case studies and events

We particularly welcome applicants who identify as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME), trans and/or older (50+) as colleagues from these backgrounds are currently underrepresented in our organisation.

 

Wellbeing Officer - Intake

Salary: £18,571 (Plus 10% Pension)

Hours: 37 Hours Per Week

Special Terms: Permanent Subject to Funding

Closing date: Monday, 16th of November at 9am

Interviews: Monday, 23rd of November

LGBT Foundation has based its services on a well-developed expertise around the key health and social care issues affecting LGBT communities, including:

  • Mental health

  • Sexual health

  • Wellbeing

  • Community safety

  • Drugs & alcohol

  • Domestic abuse

These issues often interact with each other, and we shape our services to be person centred and provide wraparound support to the individual. This role will be delivering our first point of contact services and includes dealing with a high level risk. A huge part of this role is holding a caseload of referrals and conducting holistic assessments to support service users to identify their needs. Following from these assessments, you will offer the relevant internal/ external referrals to meet these needs.

As you may imagine, we are seeing a high level of complexity and safeguarding, including service users presenting in crisis hence why resilience is key to this role. If you feel that you have the skills and experiences for this role, then we will look forward to hearing from you.

Your responsibilities will include:

To deliver a range of services across wellbeing and mental health service provision.

  • Trained to deliver Foundation Direct services (helpline calls , pop-ins, and emails) providing wraparound services at first point of contact

  • Support the ongoing delivery of services at LGBT Foundation through conducting initial assessments and developing support plans, signposting and referring to relevant services

  • Delivering check in calls , and conducting over the phone assessments for our Talking Therapies service

  • Provide a consistently high level and quality of service to people who access the LGBT Foundation, ensuring their needs are met and, where appropriate, that they are given access to more intensive support

  • Aware of the range of services offered and pathways available to service users.

  • Support the engagement of volunteers within delivery, and where necessary support in supervision and management

  • Understand safeguarding principles, and be able to apply these to service delivery situations and implement internal policies and procedures

Supporting the wider service team as and when needed, including supporting the intake service and delivering risk assessments;

  • Deliver our helpline service as and when needed, including covering for sickness and annual leave

  • Deliver high quality risk assessments and complete all follow up if needed

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