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Live a more fulfilled life

Posted on: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Every day can be a great day. Everyone should be in control of their life, experiencing happiness and achievement.

We are running a course for people who want to live life being the best they can, enjoying better relationships, increased confidence and a better ability to deal with problems.

It is free, but we ask that you register as there are limited places on the course.

The course begins Tuesday 31st October, 1:00pm - 2:30pm

If you're interested email: or call BAND on 01204 380643

Job Opportunity - Project Development Worker, Rally Round Me

Posted on: Tuesday, October 10, 2017

We are looking for a Project Development Worker to deliver an exciting new service that will be supported by web based technology called Rally Round Me.  Further information about Rally Round Me can be found in the recruitment pack.   

The role sits within our Recovery Services, which provides a range of activities and projects designed to offer support at all stages of someone’s recovery journey.  In this role, you will have the opportunity to make a real difference to someone’s life, offering the opportunity for individuals to build a network of support that is tailored to their individual needs.

We are looking for a motivated individual who is committed to providing good quality support to adults living with a mental health condition.  You will have a good understanding of the impact of mental health conditions on people’s lives, the ability to work to recovery principles and a non-judgemental attitude.   We are a small, close team that works closely together and so team working is a must!

Applications from people with lived experience of a mental health condition are welcomed

Closing date for applications is Monday 23 October 2017 at 5.00pm


The story continues - Reading

Posted on: Thursday, August 31, 2017

After a short summer break, we are pleased to announce that our shared reading group is back.

We read a variety of different authors and genres. Whether you enjoy participating in the reading, or just sitting back and listening to others read, we have a place for you.

Our next session will be Wednesday 6th September, 12:30pm - 2pm at BAND and every following Wednesday at the same time.

Happy reading.

Job Opportunity - Wellbeing Trainer

Posted on: Wednesday, August 23, 2017

BAND has been working in partnership with the Red Cross for the last 2 years to develop and deliver a Wellbeing Course for people across Greater Manchester from the Asylum Seeker and Refugee Communities.  The aim of the course is to help people to understand what changes they can make to their lives to help them to feel better in their mind, body and spirit.  Each course lasts for a total of 12 hours over 3 or 6 weeks, and is delivered twice a year in each of 6 localities around Greater Manchester.

We are looking for a Wellbeing Trainer to deliver the courses in community settings in Oldham, Salford, Leigh, Bolton, Gorton and Rochdale.

You will:

· be able to speak English (including as a second language)

· have a good understanding of the issues facing asylum seekers and refugees

· ideally will have experience of working with diverse communities or asylum seekers and refugees in either a paid or voluntary role.  Applications from within the refugee community are welcome.

Your application must reach us by Monday 11 September 2017 at 5.00pm

BANDstand - April edition

Posted on: Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Our second newsletter is out, get your hands on a copy here.

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