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Mental Health Support Practitioner - (Part-time / Temporary)

Job reference: 1491846 
Date notified: 10/06/2021 
Job location: Newry 
Salary: 16/17 yrs £4.62, 18/20 yrs £6.56, 21/22 yrs £8.36, 23+ £8.91 
Hours: 25 
Worktime: Evenings and weekends 
Closing date: 07/07/2021 
Employer: JobStart Scheme 
Business: Government Programme 
Address: Design Centre 
  39 Corporation Street 
  Belfast 
Postcode: BT1 3BA 
Telephone: 000 000000 
Email:  

Job Duties:

To support the Lead Mental Health Practitioner in developing and delivering peer- based support programmes to young people aged 11-18 years. To provide one to one support to young people around their mental health. To liaise with external statutory and community / voluntary organisations. To assess and manage risk and work within agency policies and procedures including safeguarding procedures. Any other duties as required by management.

Qualifications / Experience:

Essential: Third level qualification in the field of social work, psychology/sociology or counselling.
Desirable: Previous experience in working with young people providing therapeutic interventions around mental health. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Experience of working within a team environment.

Application Method:

JobStart is open to 16-24 years old. If you are on UC contact your Work Coach via your Journal. If you are in receipt of JSA, IS or ESA phone a Work Coach on 0300 200 7807. If you are 18-24 years and not in receipt of benefits phone 0300 200 7807

Other Information:

Employer is: Crisis Café
Although this is a part-time temporary opportunity hours may be extended and it could lead to a permanent position.

Equality Statement: Crisis Café is an equal opportunity employer
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