Oldham, Greater Manchester
£22,929 per annum rising to £25,477
Job description
Mental Health Youth Worker

Permanent position but with a provisional end date for funding of 31/3/2021.

37 hours per week (shift pattern including weekend and evening work).

£22,929 rising to £25,477 per annum

Wythenshawe or Oldham as required

The Children's Society has been helping children and young people in this country for over 130 years. We run local services that support children when they are at their most vulnerable and in desperate need of help. We're there for children, every step of the way.

This role sits within our children and families directorate, which works to provide immediate one-to-one and group support for children who urgently need support. Your role will be to help us maintain and develop innovative practice to support our work in our services around the country.

We are currently looking for an experienced youth worker in mental health to join our dynamic, ambitious team.

A key part of this role will be your ability to support young people with emotional, behavioural and mental health difficulties.


In order to be successful in this role, you must have:

-Experience of working with young people with emotional, behavioural and/or mental health difficulties

-NVQ Level 3 in a relevant field

-High standards in written communication

-Able to demonstrate outcomes and meet agreed performance targets


The Children's Society runs over 100 local services that help thousands of young people who desperately need our support, and we campaign to get laws and policies changed to make children's lives happier and safer.

Every day we're changing the lives of children in this country for the better - and with your help, tomorrow we can be there for even more.

Benefits include flexible working, minimum 4% Employer Pension Contribution, 28 days annual leave, access to 24hr DAS Counselling helpline

The Children's Society is committed to safeguarding and protecting the children and young people that we work with. As such, all posts are subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks. We ensure that we have a range of policies and procedures in place which promote safeguarding and safer working practices across our services.

Therefore, candidates applying for work in our CYP Directorate will be required to complete an “Employment history_template” document prior to interview.

Closing date for applications - Midnight on Thursday 27 June 2019

Interview date - Friday 5 July 2019
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Posted on: 13 June 2019
Closed date: 27 June 2019
Job ref: 3436
Tags: Support Worker