Service Co-ordinator – Futures in Mind

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Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £21,548 per annum

Contract: 18 month fixed term contract

Location: Colchester

Futures in Mind is an innovative, and exciting service that is inclusive and coproduced by our service users, to encompass recovery throughout the mental health and substance misuse agendas within Essex.

We have an exciting opening to join our dynamic team to work within the Mid & North East Essex area as a Service Co-ordinator.

The successful candidate will:

  • use a holistic approach to assess service users who include people struggling with mental health difficulties and/or Drug and Alcohol misuse
  • ensure service users are well supported and be creatively involved in the design and delivery of the service
  • recruit, train, and develop volunteers
  • manage and support befriender relationships
  • lead on implementing recovery focussed community activities.
  • ensure effective partnership working to help generate referrals and recruit volunteers into the service

We are a real living wage employer and offer our staff a range of health, wellbeing, lifestyle and financial benefits to ensure that we fully support our employees.  This includes:

  • 36 days holiday including 8 bank holidays (pro rata for part time); Flexible/Agile working
  • Competitive pension; company sick pay based on length of service and a charity worker discount scheme.
  • Employee Assistance Programme; Annual wellbeing day and an extended lunch break each week
  • Expert supervision and peer support
  • Recruitment referrals
  • Training and development
  • Onsite parking at most locations

Interview Date: TBC

FiM Service Coordinator Job description and Person Specification

To apply for the role, please upload your CV and covering letter/statement detailing how you meet the essential criteria on the person specification via the form to the left, or email it through to or alternatively download and complete an Employment Application Form and upload or email this through to us.