Youth mental health worker

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We have a vacancy for a youth mental health worker in the Chichester area

Youth Mental Health Worker

Passionate about supporting mental health recovery work with young adults?

Coastal West Sussex Mind has a vacancy for a 0.5 wte Youth Mental Health Worker to work in the South Chichester area

Salary:  £11842 pa for 18.5 hrs pw

12 month fixed term contract

Coastal West Sussex Mind is a local mental health charity committed to promoting mental well-being in local communities and supporting the recovery and independence of individuals we provide support to.  This is an exciting opportunity to be part of our mental health team, working with partners to expand our support to young adults aged 16-25 years in the south Chichester District.

The successful applicant will outreach into young people’s settings to develop and provide recovery focused 1:1 and group support and learning opportunities, as well as overseeing and developing peer led support for young adults and they will work closely with the Youth Worker covering north Chichester district.

As well as having experience of working with young people with mental health problems post-holders will also need to demonstrate enthusiasm and passion for recovery focused mental health work and show that they can be a strong team player with real commitment to their work. They will need to be able to work with minimum supervision, have initiative and be able to contribute to the direction and development of the young people’s services within the organisation.

The post will be based within the North Chichester team but will be expected to travel and deliver services in local settings in the South, including Selsey, Witterings, Emsworth, Southbourne and surrounding villages.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

The closing date for applications is: 5pm on Thursday 18th April

Interviews: Wednesday 1st May in Midhurst

Please clearly express your available hours on your application form.

Please email completed applications to:

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