Greater Manchester

£22,000 - £27,000 per year

Contract, Part-time, Temporary, Full-time

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Job Description

   Job Title:  Mental Health Practitioner

Status:  Fixed Term for one year, subject to funding

Hours of Work: Various hours available. Must be able to work min 3 days / 21 hours per week. Full time hours are 35 hours/week

Salary:   £22,000-£27,000 pro rata if part time

As a recognised youth charity striving for Excellence in its field with a vision to provide the best opportunities for children and young people in Bolton, especially those most in need.

We have an exciting opportunity at Bolton Lads and Girls Club. We are looking for a passionate and dynamic person to work with us to provide one to one psycho-social support to young people in schools in Bolton (age 11 years plus) – or at one of our BLGC sites. Using a holistic and young person friendly approach you will work with young people in a transparent and empowering manner. You will be experienced in working with young people delivering short and long term outcome focused support.

If you have the required qualifications and experience (as per the attached job description and person specification) and feel that this role could be for you, we want to hear from you.

Please note: we will not shortlist applications that do not have a detailed covering letter.

Closing date: 12 noon – Monday 9th September 2019

Provisional Interview Dates: 17th and 18th September

To apply please email your up to date CV and covering letter, no more than 2 sides of A4, outlining how you would contribute to this role, and how you meet the criteria outlined in the person specification.

*Please note that due to the number of applications that we receive, only candidates that are shortlisted will be contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date. Candidates who do not provide a detailed covering letter and detailed employment history, will not be considered*

The Club is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.  This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure. The Club is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and it expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

DRIVEN – CARING – EMPOWERING – EXCELLENCT - FUN