Project Coordinator Senior Support Worker – Young People

Salary: £29,870 per annum (pro rata)

Hours: 30-37.5 hours per week

Are you passionate about promoting children and young people’s rights and resilience? Could you help us make a real difference to the mental health of the young people in our borough?

Our Young People and Schools team provide a wide range of services including one-to-one, groups, workshops, training, peer mentoring and befriending to young people, including young carers, who may be experiencing low mood, confidence, self-esteem, loneliness or isolation. We also provide wellbeing workshops to those close to young people such as parents, carers, teachers, support staff, youth and community workers, carryout research, pilot new types of support and services and work with others to positively influence young people’s mental health at a local and community level.

Reporting to the Services Manager (Young People) you will assist to oversee and work alongside a team of support workers, peer mentors, interns and volunteers including those with lived experience of mental health issues to develop and deliver services for children and young people across Richmond and neighbouring boroughs. Part of your role will be to develop and coordinate an emotional wellbeing one stop shop hub and young person peer mentoring service. You should bring experience of working collaboratively in a multi-agency environment ideally supporting a team and young people and will have a flexible, empathic and enthusiastic approach and enjoy problem-solving in a busy environment.

Benefits of working for RB Mind:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays per year, increasing by 1 day per full year of service (up to a maximum of 30 days) [pro rata].
  • Bonus 1 day of annual leave per year over the festive period (subject to Trustee approval) [pro rata]
  • Paid time off for medical appointments
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) including free counselling sessions and a wellbeing app
  • Training and personal development opportunities
  • Staff away days and socials
  • Access to shared resources and training opportunities via Mind Federated Network

Richmond Borough Mind values diversity and difference.  We welcome applicants from all sections of the community, particularly individuals with lived experience of mental health problems.

Successful candidates will be required to complete a standard DBS.

Job description and person specification: Download here

Application form: Download here

Equalities monitoring form: Download here

Please complete the application form and equality monitoring form and email to [email protected]
Please note that we do not accept CV’s.

Closing date: 9am Mon, 22nd August 2022

Interviews:  TBC

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