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£15,852 per annum, paid monthly in arrears
21 hours per week, actual working pattern to be agreed
Fixed term contract to 31st March 2025

We have an exciting opportunity for a Mental Wellbeing Coordinator to develop and deliver a new project to establish social groups for older people aged 65+ who have a diagnosed mental health condition.

We are looking for individuals who are passionate and experienced in supporting older people with mental health issues to help them build resilience and support their personal recovery.

The successful applicant will have the skills to use a strength-based approach and able to complete  person centred holistic assessments, whilst supporting people through facilitating social groups. You should be enthusiastic and self-motivated and must be able to work on your own initiative.

For an informal chat to find out more about the role call 01254 266620 

Closing date: 12 noon on 22nd March 2024             Interview date: 28th March 2024

Send completed job application forms by email to or by post to Age UK Blackburn with Darwen, 4 King Street, Blackburn, BB2 2DH

Hard copies of the job pack can be requested by calling 01254 266620

We request applicants to demonstrate how they meet the criteria requirements listed in the person spec, which is why we don’t accept CVs

This post will be subject to a basic disclosure


Why work for us?

  • A friendly, caring and inclusive culture
  • Flexible working options including working remotely and hybrid working
  • 35 hour full time working week
  • 22 days annual leave per year plus statutory Bank Holidays and the period between Christmas and New Year
  • Extra annual leave based on length of service
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • We pay more than minimum Workplace Pension contributions
  • Workforce wellbeing support
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Access to the Blue Light Card scheme
  • Generous mileage allowance for eligible roles
  • Access to free accredited training and development