Voice Collective Development Worker
Starting salary £14,891 for 21 hours per week, plus a pension contribution
We are seeking a motivated, creative and confident individual for the post of Development Worker in our innovative project to establish a specialist service and network of peer support groups for young people who hear voices, see visions or have other extra sensory experiences. The services also supports their families, carers and support workers.
Funded until March 2020 (with possible extension), this post will give the right person an opportunity to make an important contribution to an established and renowned project.
We are looking for someone with excellent interpersonal skills, flexibility and the awareness to work well with different children and adolescent services. In addition, the successful candidate will have excellent awareness of mental health issues in relation to young people and their families; a minimum of one year’s experience of working with vulnerable young people in a paid capacity; experience of facilitating Hearing Voices or a similar peer support group; 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 experiences.
Closing date: Thursday 21st December at 9.00 am
Interviews: Thursday 4th January (1st round) and Thursday 11th January (2nd round)
Please send your completed application form and equality monitoring form to: firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to: Mind in Camden Barnes House, 9-15 Camden Road, London NW1 9LQ. Enquiries: 020 7911 0822
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