Vacancy: female Development Worker (mental health)

Womens Health Matters are recruiting a female Development Worker (Mental Health).

Contract: Fixed-term contract until 31st December 2017, potential of extension.

Hours: 16 hours per week

Salary: £25,951 (pro rata)

Deadline: Monday 24 April 2017 by 9 am
Interviews: Tuesday 9 May 2017

Funded by The Leeds Fund (Leeds Community Foundation) the Development Worker will support an exciting new strand within the work of the Rainbow Hearts women’s group. The group offers a safe, friendly space for women who are seeking asylum, from many different countries.

The Development Worker will deliver a programme for women to connect with peers, share experiences and information. The programme will improve access to mental health services and other support to increase women’s ability to manage their mental health and reduce isolation and vulnerability.

They need a candidate with experience of working with asylum seekers and in mental health support work. The ability to facilitate groups, deliver 1-to-1 support and build strong external partnerships is essential. Passion, energy and ideas are vital to this role.

Womens Health Matters is an equal opportunities employer.

For an application pack:

Ring 0113 276 2851
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Womens Health Matters is exempt under para. 1 Sch 9 Equality Act 2010.

An enhanced DBS check will be required for the successful candidate.

Charity no. 1048788 Company no. 2835637

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