Community Access Support Service Networker (Temp)

Knowle West Health Park Company
£21,589 per annum pro rata
Contract Type: 
Part Time
Contract Details: 
NJC Scale 12-15 Starting salary: £21,589 per annum pro rata 24 hours per week. Due to current funding this post is temporary until 29/09/2021
Details of Role: 

Knowle West Health Park Company seeks a dynamic, experienced Community Networker to work with community, equality, and faith groups across South Bristol to improve access to mental health and emotional wellbeing support in Bristol.  

You will work with groups and communities to:

•           Challenge mental health stigma

•           Promote positive mental health and emotional wellbeing

•           Provide information on current mental health services in local areas

•           Signpost groups to the right support

•           Feedback to mental health service providers and commissioners about how services can be improved       

We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, motivated, and creative; with the ability to work independently and the capacity to work remotely. We need someone with knowledge and experience of community development principles, together with an understanding of and demonstrable commitment to equalities; plus experience of organising and delivering focus groups, workshops, and events.

The appointed networker will be part of the Community Access Support Service (CASS) which is commissioned by Bristol Clinical Commissioning Group.  The worker will be based in Knowle West Health Park Company, but will also be a member of the wider Healthy Living Centre Consortium CASS team. The Healthy Living Centre Consortium is a partnership between Knowle West Health Park Company, Wellspring Healthy Living Centre, and Southmead Development Trust. There are two other networkers based in each of the North and Inner/East localities.

This post will be subject to a standard DBS check, is 24 hours a week, and due to current funding is due to end on 29/09/2021

Closing Date: 
Monday, 23 November, 2020 - 13:00
How to Apply: 

Please download the application documents attached and send completed application forms to

Closing date is 1pm Mon 23rd Nov 2020; interviews will take place on Tues 1st Dec.

Please note we cannot accept CVs.

All information about the role is contained in the job pack. However, if you would like to discuss this opportunity please call Eileen McKenzie at KWHP on 07851 255018 Tues/Weds.

Contact Person: 
Eileen McKenzie
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 
Postal Address: 
5 Knowle West Health Park Downton Road Bristol BS4 1WH