HeadStart are seeking a dynamic, innovative worker to develop and train young people to become peer mentors to enable them to support 10-16 years old to develop ‘grit’ and resilience and improve their emotional health.
The post is funded until June 2021 through the Big Lottery’s HeadStart programme.
HeadStart is a 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 enable young people to offer one to one support and befriending to their peers aged 10-16 within schools and the community.
The project will be based with Cornerhouse (Yorkshire)
Hours of work: 20 per week
Salary: NJC Scale 5 point 23 – 25 (£21,650 pro rata)
For an application pack please contact Cornerhouse on 01482 327044 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date: 5pm 5th July 2018
Interview date: Thursday 12th July 2017