We’re currently recruiting for a new part-time Voice Collective Development Worker to replace Shanika, who is leaving Voice Collective to resume her university studies.
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.
Starting salary: £14,891, plus a pension contribution
No. of hours per week: 21
Closing date for applications: 9am on Thursday 21st December 2017.
1st round interviews: Thursday 4th January 2018
2nd round interviews: Thursday 11th January 2018
Please see the Mind in Camden website for more information and to download application material: http://www.mindincamden.org.uk/support-us/jobs and do share amongst friends and colleagues.