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Mental Health Practitioner (psycho-social support)

Added 14th August 2019

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Main Purpose of the Role:

To provide 1-1 psycho-social support to young people in schools (age 11 years plus) or at one of our BLGC sites and work using a holistic and young person friendly approach. To work in a transparent and empowering manner ensuring all relevant paper work and procedures are followed.

About Bolton Lads and Girls Club:

Bolton Lads and Girls Club is a registered children and young peoples’ charity, and an award winning youth club centrally located in Bolton. Over 130 years ago, we were one of the first organisations in the North West to recognise the importance of providing young people with a safe haven to spend their free time.

We are one of the largest youth clubs in the United Kingdom, with a membership of over 3,500 young people. Based in Bolton’s town centre, we are open 7 days a week, 52 weeks a year and welcome all young people aged 8 to 19 years old (up to 21 for young people with disabilities).

We offer a range of targeted and universal provision including Sports, NCS, Arts, Targeted Youth Support, Employability, Mentoring, Befriending, Emotional Health and Wellbeing and Community Outreach work. Our state-of-the-art Youth Club in the heart of Bolton provides young people with access to a selection of activities, all offering young people the opportunity to try new things, meet new friends and gain support from friendly, warm and positive staff and volunteers.

How to apply

To apply please email your up to date CV and covering letter, no more than 2 sides of A4, outlining how you would contribute to this role, and how you meet the criteria outlined in the person specification, to recruitment@blgc.co.uk

*Please note that due to the number of applications that we receive, only candidates that are shortlisted will be contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date. Candidates who do not provide a detailed covering letter and detailed employment history, will not be considered*

Provisional Interview Date: 17th and 18th September 2019

Job reference Mental Health Practitioner (psycho-social support) Contract Fixed Term for one year, subject to funding Closing Date 09/09/2019 Apply today