Vacancy: Locality Primary Care Mental Health Support Worker





Agenda for Change Band 4 Starting at £21,089 pa

Up to 37 hours per week
Touchstone x 4.5 roles
Community Links x 4.5 roles


This post is permanent.

This post will include some weekend and evening work.

Any job offer will be dependent on the outcome of enhanced DBS and reference checks.

Touchstone and Community Links are part of the new Primary Care Mental Health Service (PCMHS) for Leeds – the Leeds Mental Wellbeing Service (LMWS).  This exciting new partnership will mobilise and deliver an integrated service to offer primary care based mental health support for people with mild to moderate common mental health problems.  Together, our partnership will help thousands of people in Leeds to increase their resilience and live their best lives within their community. The service comprises:


To work within Leeds’s locality based Local Care Partnerships, providing mental health support as an integral and critical part of a multi-agency and multi-disciplinary team.   You will increase the inclusivity of the LMWS, especially among communities most at risk of developing poor mental health and developing health and social inequalities, using a wide variety of engagement and delivery techniques. One element of this role will involve having short and focused conversations with potential clients to work out if IAPT is appropriate for them; and will there will be less focus on one-to-one therapy.

CLOSING DATE: Midnight Sunday 1st September 2019   
Interviews will be held on: Thursday 19th and Friday 20th September 2019

To apply please follow the link below:

Locality Primary Care Mental Health Support Worker

Touchstone is an equal opportunities organisation, a Trans Positive employer and applications are welcome from all sections of the community, particularly LGBT communities and/or people with disabilities who are under-represented within Touchstone.  Application forms and further details can be obtained by going to our website at or writing to: Touchstone, Touchstone House, 2-4 Middleton, Crescent, LEEDS, LS11 6JU (quoting the reference) or by e-mailing  Please return all completed applications to either the email or postal address.

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