Second Step is a leading mental health charity in the South West offering housing, support and hope to thousands of people with mental health and other problems. Our goal is to inspire hope and deliver change for everybody and every community we work with.

We are proud to be part of Somerset Mental Health Alliance which is a consortium made up of 10 Voluntary and Community Sector organisations with an ambition vision to transform the lives of people with mental health needs in communities across Somerset.

Please note home working and carrying out duties remotely will be required during Covid 19 restrictions.

Role: Locality Coordinator (Sedgemoor)

Hours 15 hours per week – Part time

Salary: £23,603 - £25,803 (pro-rata)

Fixed term: 12 months (with possibility to continue)

Location: Sedgemoor, with some travel required across Somerset

This is a new and exciting role to be part of a newly-formed locality team in Sedgemoor, working as part of the wider Somerset Mental Health Alliance. You will be employed by Second Step but work very closely with the Sedgemoor locality team which includes Somewhere House Somerset, Citizens Advice and Somerset Foundation Trust. You will;

Bring skills and expertise in project management and administration to ensure the project is well-coordinated and functions smoothly
Have experience in developing partnerships and working across multiple agencies
Coordinate the locality team, providing support for meetings, community and stakeholder events
Keep live, up-to-date knowledge of communities groups and activities across Somerset
Have excellent written and communication skills; being able to deliver a clear message to internal and external stakeholders.
Support with ongoing communication, sharing updates and key information using email and forms of social media
Have the ability to work under pressurised timeframes and also manage longer-term pieces of development and project work
Be open to learning and developing to reflect a rapidly changing external environment

The closing date for applications is 21st May at 9.00 am. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to an interview on Tuesday 26th May. Full application and role profile can be found by following this link:

For an informal conversation about the role, please contact: Amie Dobinson, Senior Business Manager or Tel: 07508941757