Young Greenwich is a new integrated programme commissioned by the Royal Borough of Greenwich. The key purpose of the programme is to enable young people to develop holistically, working with them to facilitate their personal, social, and educational aspirations to develop their voice and reach their full potential. The programme is led by NHS Oxleas Foundation Trust (Oxleas) and delivered with partners Charlton Athletic Community Trust (CACT) who together with METRO form the Young Greenwich Partnership. Young Greenwich will deliver seamlessly in and out of schools, youth hubs and other community venues with strong pathways for pupils in schools into community-based activities and support and vice versa.
As part of Young Greenwich, METRO will deliver the Parenting Support programme, designed to increase the health and wellbeing of young people and children, by focusing on supporting their parents to achieve better outcomes for their own health and wellbeing and that of their families. The programme particularly focused on providing holistic family support through a range of activities.
This post will focus on providing support to parents and families on a range of activities as part of the Parenting Support programme, including leading our groupwork and peer support, and supporting our partners and other services within the Greenwich Parenting Support programme. The post-holder will work within a therapeutic and educational modality to support parents to better support their own mental health and wellbeing. Skills required for the role will include working to develop a peer support model of help and support for parents experiencing low confidence or poor relationships with their children. We aim to build the skills and confidence of parents to improve their own health and wellbeing, and relationships with their children.
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