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Mental Health Practitioner

Manchester, Greater Manchester (Hybrid)
£29,269 - £36,648 per year (pro-rata)
Contract (12 months)
Job description

Here at 42 Street, Mental Health Practioners (MHP) work at the heart of our service, delivering our vision of inclusive, trauma informed, accessible mental health and wellbeing support and opportunities for all young people.

42 Street offers a choice of effective, creative, young person-centered and rights-based approaches, demonstrating local impact with national significance, we drive meaningful change that makes a positive difference to the lives of young people.

We celebrate our diverse team and inclusive workplace reflective of our service users; with a people-centric focus for our work-life balance; employee development and learning; wellbeing and mental health approaches.

We are considering applications for Mental Health Practitioners in both our Integrated Community Response (ICR) team and Safe Zones team, you can apply for either or both roles.

Both ICR and Safe Zones provide de-escalation support to Young People in crisis or experience high levels of distress in the community.

Safezones, is part of the Greater Manchester Children and Young People’s Crisis Care Pathway and may include weekend work depending on the needs of Young People and the service.

Apply if you can offer:

  • Young Person-centered approach to your Mental Health practice;
  • Support to Young People in crisis or distress, with a solution focused approach;
  • Passion for supporting inclusive and anti-discriminatory best practice;
  • Excellent diligence in safeguarding and record keeping;
  • Deliver confidential and accountable practice;
  • Transferable skills from previous experience as a Youth Worker; Social Worker, Teacher; Counsellor; MHP in child and adult services; etc.

We Offer:

  • People focused leaders, developmental line managers and an excellent team to work alongside with a strong 42nd Street culture focusing on equal opportunities and continuous learning;
  • Annual personal training budget to support your continued professional development, on successful completion of your probationary period;
  • 42nd Street is a Real Living Wage Foundation accredited employer;
  • Role locations are varied offering the service both out in the community and office based. 42nd Street can offer a hybrid working set up, in a way that fits both your needs and the needs of the service;
  • 27 days’ annual leave and x8 bank holidays per year (pro rata), rising to 30 days’ annual leave after 5 years’ service;
  • Pensions Scheme - 3% employer contributions;
  • Cycle To Work scheme;
  • Internal training calendar with modules identified by staff;
  • x4 paid team well-being afternoons off per year to use as you wish.

ICR and Safe Zones Job descriptions, person specification, job application form and equal opportunities form on our ' Work With Us' page on our webiste.

We look forward to receiving your application. To ensure we offer an equal recruitment experience for all, we do not accept C.V. applications. Please use the application process as directed on our website.

If you have access needs that require additional support to make an application, please let us know and we can discuss best how to support you during the application process.

Roles available: There are x2 MHP ICR roles and x4 Safezones MHP roles, see application for more information on selecting the roles you want to apply for.

For more information or to discuss ICR or Safezones opportunities in more detail, please contact, Tim Eaton, contacts are available on our website.

Applications open: 17/05/2024

Applications close: 10 am, 07/06/2024

Interviews, W/c: 17/06/2024 and 24/06/2024

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: £29,269.00-£36,648.00 per year


  • Bereavement leave
  • Casual dress
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Enhanced maternity leave
  • Enhanced paternity leave
  • Flexitime
  • Free flu jabs
  • Free or subsidised travel
  • Sick pay
  • Work from home


  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Work Location: In person

Application deadline: 07/06/2024

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42 nd Street View profile Company size Size: 101 - 500
Posted on: 21 May 2024
Closed date: 13 June 2024 at 15:56
Job ref: MHP May 2024
Tags: Advocacy, Practitioner

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