Manchester, Greater Manchester

£27,358 per year

Temporary, Full-time

About the organisation

Manchester Mind is in independent local mental health charity which delivers services to young people and adults.

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Job Description

Manchester Mind believes in the power of listening and feeling heard and that a better understanding of mental health benefits everyone.

We do this by providing a range of services across Manchester to young people and adults. To help us increase our support to young people we are recruiting to a new post of Mental Health Practitioner (MHP) to deliver one-to-one support to young people within schools in Manchester.

Our work is guided by our values of:

Openness

Belonging

Strength

Collaboration

The MHP will work across four schools in Manchester in order to increase access to support to young people.

We would like to work with someone who is experienced, dynamic and passionate about being able to develop and deliver accessible mental health support services for young people.

Salary: £27,358 (contract will run until the start of the school year – September 2020)

Hours: 35 hours per week

The skills and knowledge that are important to us are:

  • Being able to work in an open, supportive and collaborative way.
  • Experience of delivering short and long term one-to-one support.
  • Experience of working with young people.

Application documents can be downloaded from this listing, or from the Vacancies page of the Manchester Mind website. All applications must be received by 9am, Monday 2nd September 2019.

Manchester Mind is striving to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Manchester Mind sees it as a positive advantage if you have experience of mental health issues and/or have used mental health services, or had experience of volunteering.