Purpose of the role
Windmill Hill City Farm and Richmond Fellowship deliver an employment service for people mental health issues in Bristol. As part of Bristol Mental Health Employment Service, the farm provides individuals with the opportunity to build employability skills and become able to job seek independently, and be supported to enter volunteering and other services.
The project involves 8 week work placements and a fortnightly employment support drop in, Steps2work. The Steps2work drop-in session supports individuals to identify goals and find the right opportunity. We provide advice, practical support and resource sharing opportunities to help individuals seek employment or voluntary opportunities.
We are looking for a volunteer to support individuals who attend Steps2Work drop-in with their job search skills. This role will enable individuals to develop experience and skills in looking for work and help them become work ready.
The drop in is every fortnight on a Wednesday afternoon from 2-4pm. Volunteers will arrive at 1.30pm to help set up and leave at 4.30pm after a post drop in debrief.
Main activities/ tasks
Support and training
We will offer you:
The role will provide you with the opportunity to support individuals with mental health issues to find employment and help develop the new project partnership.
Skills, Experience and Qualities
This is an ideal role for someone who would like to develop experience of supporting individuals with mental health issues in a community organisation.
To apply complete the application form and return to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0117 947 1194 for more information