Schools Wellbeing Worker
This is a fantastic opportunity to be at the heart of a brand new youth service for Stockport . This new service will change and influence mental health services for children and young people in and across the borough, and you will be a key to shaping how it develops and grows in the coming years. Working closely with the Children's Services Manager and School Teams, you will deliver an Early Help & Well-being Service in schools in Stockport for children and young people.
We are looking for an individual who has experience working with children and young people and a passion for improving their mental health, well-being and resilience. You will be comfortable communicating and presenting to a variety of audiences, and have experience facilitating group work with children and young people.
We are looking for someone who is flexible and motivated to succeed through working autonomously and with others, has high standards of work, and is passionate about seeing the best outcomes for children, young people and their families.
Employment status Employee
Pay 24 hours per week at £25,000 pro rata
Pension Automatic enrolment scheme with 3% employer contribution
Other benefits Staff counselling scheme, cycle to work scheme, retail discount scheme
Hours 24 hours per week (4 days)
Holiday entitlement 23 days plus 8 bank holidays per year pro rata
Contract Permanent (subject to references, satisfactory DBS check, and probationary period)
We are working to bring greater diversity in all areas of our workforce and are taking action to encourage applications from people of colour and other racially minoritised communities, trans, non-binary and/or older people (aged 50+), to improve the representation of colleagues from these communities, and are a Disability Confident employer. If you are unsure about applying or have any questions then please contact us directly and we will be happy to have a conversation with you.
This is an ideal opportunity for someone looking to develop their career within the voluntary sector and who likes working in a busy and thriving environment.
To apply, please read all the attached information and return the application form.
Application deadline: Monday 9th August 10:00am
Interview day: Wednesday 11th August
In the current period of lockdown, we will only accept applications submitted electrontically - CVs will not be considered.
Interviews will be conducted either via video link or a COVID-secure face-to-face setting, so you will need to be available and able to take part in this.