Youth mental health worker

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We have a vacancy for a youth mental health worker to join our team

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  

Chanctonbury area 

Salary:  £11842 pa for 18.5 hrs pw  

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 support to young adults aged 16-25 years across the rural Chanctonbury area. 

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.  

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. 


Given the rural nature of the service successful applicants must have a full UK driving licence and an independent means of transport in order to fulfil the role (mileage will be paid for travel). 

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. 

The closing date for applications is: 5pm on Tuesday 4th June 

Interviews: Thursday 13th June in Worthing 

Application form

Monitoring form

Guidance for applicants

Job Description & person specification

Please clearly express your available hours on your application form. 

Please email completed applications to:  

recruitment@coastalwestsussexmind.org 

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