HeadStart Hull are seeking a dynamic, innovative worker to establish, develop and train young people to become peer mentors to assist them in supporting 10-14 years old to develop ‘grit’ and resilience and improve their emotional health.
Young People’s Peer Mentoring Project Worker
Hours of work: 35 per week
Salary: NJC Scale 6 point 26 – £23,119 p.a.
The project will be based at Cornerhouse (Yorkshire) and is funded until December 2015 through the Big Lottery’s HeadStart programme.
HeadStart is a new funding stream from the Big Lottery Fund (BLF) which aims to build resilience and improve the emotional health of adolescent young people. HeadStart funding is intended to help equip young people to deal better with difficult circumstances in their lives, so as to prevent them experiencing common mental health problems before they become serious issues.
The Young People’s Peer Mentoring Project will offer one to one support and befriending to young people aged 10-14 within schools and the community.
For an application pack please contact Cornerhouse on (01482) 327044 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: 5pm 17th October 2014
Interview date: Friday 24th October 2014