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Equity, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of everything we do at 42nd Street and it is essential that our workforce represents the populations of young people we support. With this in mind, we particularly welcome applications from people who identify as being from communities of need, identity and with lived experience.

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Safezones Mental Health Practitioner

Here at 42nd Street, Mental Health Practitioners (MHP) work at the heart of our service, delivering our vision of inclusive, trauma-informed, accessible mental health and wellbeing support and opportunities for all young people.

42nd Street offers a choice of effective, creative, young person-centered and rights-based approaches, demonstrating local impact with national significance, we drive meaningful change that makes a positive difference to the lives of young people.

We celebrate our diverse team and inclusive workplace reflective of our service users; with a people-centric focus for our work-life balance; employee development and learning; wellbeing and mental health approaches.

We are considering applications for two Mental Health Practitioners for our Safezones team,

Safezones provide de-escalation support to Young People in crisis or experience high levels of distress in the community.

Safezones, is part of the Greater Manchester Children and Young People’s Crisis Care Pathway and may include weekend work depending on the needs of Young People and the service.

Apply if you can offer:

  • Young Person-centred approach to your Mental Health practice,
  • Support to Young People in crisis or distress, with a solution focused approach.
  • Passion for supporting inclusive and anti-discriminatory best practice.
  • Excellent diligence in safeguarding and record keeping.
  • Deliver confidential and accountable practice.
  • Transferable skills from previous experience as a Youth Worker; Social Worker, Teacher; Counsellor; MHP in child and adult services; etc.

We Offer:

  • People focused leaders, developmental line managers and an excellent team to work alongside with a strong 42nd Street culture focusing on equal opportunities and continual learning.
  • Annual personal training budget to support your continued professional development, on successful completion of your probationary period.
  • 42nd Street is a Real Living Wage Foundation accredited employer.
  • Role locations are varied offering the service both out in the community and office based. 42nd Street can offer a hybrid working set up, in a way that fits both your needs and the needs of the service.
  • 27 days’ annual leave and x8 bank holidays per year (pro rata), rising to 30 days’ annual leave after 5 years’ service.
  • Pensions Scheme - 3% employer contributions.
  • Cycle To Work scheme.
  • Internal training calendar with modules identified by staff.
  • x4 paid team well-being afternoons off per year to use as you wish.

We look forward to receiving your application. To ensure we offer an equal recruitment experience for all, we do not accept C.V. applications. Please find the job description and person specification below and apply for the role using our job application at the bottom of this page. Please send your applications to: recruitment@42ndstreet.org.uk.

Safe Zones Person Specification and Job Description

If you have access needs that require additional support to make an application, please let us know and we can discuss best how to support you during the application process.

Roles available: 2 x Safezones MHP roles

For more information or to discuss the Safezones’ opportunities in more detail, please contact tim.eaton@42ndstreet.org.uk.

Applications open: Tuesday 9th July 2024 (09/07/2024)

Applications close: Monday 29th July 2024 (29/07/2024)

 

Interviews: Monday 5th August  (05/08/2024) and Tuesday 6th August (06/08/2024)

 

Reference ID: MHP SZ July 24 

 


 

Young Black Men’s Engagement Worker/Group Worker

42nd Street offers a choice of effective, creative, young person-centered and rights-based approaches, demonstrating local impact with national significance, we drive meaningful change that makes a positive difference to the lives of young people.

We celebrate our diverse team and inclusive workplace reflective of our service users; with a people-centric focus for our work-life balance; employee development and learning; wellbeing and mental health approaches.

The role will involve supporting the recruitment, planning, running, reporting and de-brief of our weekly Jet 42 project (Wednesday 5-7 pm) which supports young Black men aged 16-25 to explore peer support, creativity and youth voice in a yearly project with up to 16 young people.

Please note that this post is subject to a Genuine Occupational Qualification (GOQ) under the Equalities Act 2010. The post holder should identify as being of Black heritage. This is in recognition of the belief that access to positive Black role models will play an essential role in the delivery of this community-based project with young Black men.

Post Details:

  • 7.5 hours per week / 1 day per week
  • Salary: NJC scale point 20 – 22: £30,296 - £31,364 per annum (pro-rata)
  • Fixed term ending 31st March 2025
  • Leave entitlement (27 days per annum - pro rata) 5.6 days per annum
  • Office base in Manchester and community-based work in localities across Greater Manchester.

We look forward to receiving your application. To ensure we offer an equal recruitment experience for all, we do not accept C.V. applications. Please find the job description below and apply for this role using our application form at the bottom of this page. Please send your applications to: recruitment@42ndstreet.org.uk.

Young Black Men’s Engagement Worker Job Description and Person Specification

Read our Perceptions report on Black male perspectives towards mental health services here: https://www.42ndstreet.org.uk/media/uo3bstoo/we-tell-you-perceptions.pdf

If you have access needs that require additional support to make an application, please let us know and we can discuss best how to support you during the application process.

For more information or to discuss the Young Black Men’s Engagement Worker opportunity in more detail, please contact rod.kippen@42ndstreet.org.uk.

Applications close: 29th July 2024 (29/07/2024)

Interviews: 7th and 8th August 2024.

 


All posts

We cannot accept CV's or any applications submitted after the closing date and time.

Unfortunately, interviews dates cannot be changed. Please ensure you are available if shortlisted. Interviews are primarily face to face at our Ancoats base, however we can accommodate video-conference interviews where required.

We reserve the right to close the application process at any stage should we receive a high volume of applications. You are advised to submit your application as soon as possible. Applications that do not meet the person spec points will not be shortlisted.

There is potential for contracts to be extended beyond fixed term, subject to funding / service needs. 

If you have access needs that require additional support to make an application, please let us know and we can discuss best how to support you during the application process.


How To Apply

We look forward to receiving your application. To ensure we offer an equal recruitment experience for all, we do not accept C.V. applications. Please use the application process as directed provided on our website.

To apply please send your application to recruitment@42ndstreet.org.uk

Please return the Application Form and Equality & Diversity Form. These forms will be separated upon receipt and the Equality & Diversity Form will not be seen by the recruitment panel.

If you require adjustments or have access needs, please include details at application stage so we are able to make arrangements. All disabled candidates will be interviewed. Please tell us this at application stage. Please download and read our policy and guidance documents.

If you require any documents in an alternative format, you can contact us: recruitment@42ndstreet.org.uk. Please note, we do not accept CVs.


Our Employee Benefits Package

  • 42nd Street is a Real Living Wage employer
  • Most roles offer hybrid working in a way that fits the needs of the service
  • 27 days’ annual leave and 8 bank holidays per year (pro rata), rising to 30 days’ annual leave after 5 years’ service
  • Pensions Scheme - 3% employer contributions
  • Bike To Work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Annual personal training budget on successful completion of your probationary period
  • Internal training calendar with modules identified by staff
  • Opportunities to access ‘train the trainer’ training to develop your skills to become a 42nd Street training facilitator
  • 4 paid team well-being afternoons off per year to use as you wish
  • Leadership Development Framework – 42nd Street is committed to growing talent from within
  • External supervision dependent on role
  • Identity based support groups and socials

Find out more about us and each of our services on our YouTube channel here and hear from our CEO Simone below.

42nd Street is a Living Wage Employer
42nd Street is a Disability Confident employer
 
 
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