ALL FM Vacancy | Community Support Worker

ALL FM 96.9

ALL FM | Community Support Worker

Employment details: Rate of pay: £75/day

Employment: Freelance

Length of contract: 2 days per week for approx 12 weeks

Who we are: ALL FM is a community radio station broadcasting to South, East and Central Manchester. We are a volunteer led organisation training a diverse range of people in radio production and broadcast skills, providing them with the opportunity to host their own show live on ALL FM 96.9. All our presenters are volunteers who have been trained at all fm.

We work with a diverse range of people from the communities of South, East and Central manchester including; young people at risk of exclusion, adults with learning difficulties, long term unemployed and people from minority backgrounds.

The ethos guiding the station is for community by the community, giving ALL FM the opportunity to highlight events going on within the communities and promoting and celebrating the communities’ diversity

Project Summary: ‘Hear my Voice’ is a twelve week delivery program, training two groups of adults. Group One will comprise adults with mental health issues who are unemployed. Group Two will comprise of carers who are unemployed. They will be trained in radio production and broadcast, leading to each group broadcasting a live show on ALL FM 96.9.

Application: Email or post your CV and covering letter detailing your experience and interest in this post to:

Edward Connole
19 Albert Rd.,
Manchester M19 2EQ
or email:

Deadline: All applications by 23rd June 2014.


ALL FM logo ALLFM Ltd, 19 Albert Rd, Levenshulme,
Manchester M19 2EQ
Tel: 0161 248 6888
Email: Web:

ALLFM is a Social Enterprise, Limited Company Number 528640



Job title Community Support Worker
Reporting to ALL FM Station Manager

Main purpose of the job:

1. To engage with a range of clients, in particular carers and people with mental health
issues, in order to facilitate their personal and social development.

2. To assist carers and people with mental health issues in developing their employability,
IT and soft skills

3. To liaise with potential clients and relevant agencies in order to recruit carers and people
with mental health issues volunteers at ALL FM

4. To work with ALL FM’s delivery partners to ensure maximum benefit for ALL FM and its

5. To support in the delivery of training courses and sessions for carers and people with
mental health issues with a focus on empowering and developing their soft & employability skills.

6. To work with the ALL staff team to ensure best practice.

7. To identify, create and promote progression opportunities to carers and people with
mental health issues.

8. To assist with administrative and management systems. These systems include record
keeping, information filing, diary management, training bookings, volunteer record keeping and production sheets.

9. To assist with the monitoring & evaluation.

10. Other activities deemed necessary by the Management Committee or Station Manager
to support the work and development of the station.


Person Specification


1. Excellent communication skills and the ability to work and communicate with a wide variety of groups and individuals at all levels.

2. Experience of working with carers and/or people with mental health issues in a developmental role.

3. Experience of liaising with agencies related to carers and/or people with mental health issues.

4. Excellent knowledge of community learning issues.

5. Experience of planning, delivering and evaluating projects with an understanding
of the needs of carers and/or people with mental health issues

6. The ability to work co-operatively within a team.

7 The ability to work under your own initiative with the minimum of supervision.

8. The ability to manage a programme of work and prioritise tasks.

9. An understanding of the principles and implementation of an ‘Equal
Opportunities’, ‘safeguarding’ and ‘Health and Safety’.

(*Knowledge of radio or radio production is not an essential skill required for this post.)


1. Knowledge of the South Manchester area.

2. Experience of working with carers and people with mental health issues over longer term