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Application Deadline
24 October 2023

Interview Date
30 October 2023

Contract type
Fixed term contract

22.5 hours per week

£25,878 (pro rata)


Newport Mind – project worker

The purpose of this role is to provide person-centred mental health support to the young people (aged 11-18) at secondary schools in Newport that have specifically commissioned a schools-based project worker from Newport Mind.

What you'll do

In this role you'll:

  • Develop and deliver targeted, person-centred one-to-one and/or group support to young people with a focus on building mental resilience
  • Work in partnership and communicate effectively with schools to ensure the successful delivery of mental health and wellbeing support
  • Meaningfully engage with school communities with the aim of further supporting the mental health and wellbeing of pupils
  • Monitor the progress of service users and service delivery

About you

We're looking for someone with:

  • Experience of providing support to children, young people and families, including one-to-one and group support
  • Experience of providing direct support to young people with mental health problems
  • Experience of working in partnership with other professionals and agencies to deliver a service
  • Experience and understanding of secondary school systems and practices
  • Ability to build appropriate relationships with young people to build trust and encourage engagement
  • Ability to confidently deliver support, interventions, and workshops to a variety of audiences and groups
  • A good knowledge and understanding of mental health and wellbeing

How to apply

For more information about the role, and the benefits of working for us, click apply now at the top of this page. This will take you through to the Newport Mind website.

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