Development Worker – Voices Unlocked
Starting salary £15,138 (inclusive of ILW) for 21 hours per week, plus a 5% contribution to our pension scheme.
We are seeking a motivated, creative and confident individual for the post of Development Worker in our innovative project to establish a network of peer support groups and deliver specialist support for people in prison, secure units or Immigration Removal Centres who hear voices, see visions or have other unusual sensory experiences.
Funded until 31st March 2020, this project will give the right person an opportunity to develop an established and renowned project.
We are looking for someone with excellent interpersonal skills, flexibility and the awareness to work well in challenging environments. In addition to the above, the successful candidate will have the experience of facilitating Hearing Voices or a similar peer support group; an excellent awareness of current issues in mental health and/or detention settings; an in-depth understanding of the principles and practice of HVN Hearing Voices Groups and a strong commitment to user-led initiatives.
Applications are particularly welcome from those with personal experience of hearing voices, seeing visions or having other extra sensory perceptions.
Closing date: 9.00am on Thursday 6th December 2018
Interview dates: Monday 10th December and Monday 17th December (please note, this is a two round interview process)
To apply, please send a completed application form to: firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to: Barnes House, 9-15 Camden Road, London NW1 9LQ. If you are willing to include equality monitoring information too, that would be very helpful to us.
Voices Unlocked Development Worker JD and PS November 2018
Voices Unlocked Development Worker Application Form November 2018
Voices Unlocked Development Worker – EO Form
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