Mental Health Practitioner (Integrated Community Response) - 42nd Street

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Published date: 
Friday, 24th July 2020

You will deliver de-escalation and resilience building, solution focussed, integrated emotional wellbeing and mental health support to 11–18 year olds in settings in either Manchester or Salford as needed. The Integrated Community Response (ICR) project will place 42nd Street practitioners in identified settings across Manchester and Salford where young people regularly present with episodes of psycho-social distress and risk. The role is in partnership with statutory services so that practitioners can respond effectively to a young person’s immediate needs. This is a proven model of support that is a responsive, de-escalation support for young people and links with developments around the wider crisis pathway being developed in Greater Manchester. The model also includes strengthening partnership working, capacity building and aligning of services across the system and across sectors and is expected to reduce the need for crisis/acute services and ensure that where referrals are made they are appropriate, high quality and meet the young people’s needs.

Salary: NJC Pts. 18 – 28 (£24,313 - £31,371) p.a. (pro rata)

Hours: 37.5 hrs per week 

Contract: Fixed term until 31 March 2021 (with potential extension, subject to funding)

Annual Leave: 27 days per annum (pro rata) 

Contributory pension scheme available. 

Location: Based in Manchester’s Early Help Hub. Setting based in Manchester community location with one day a week at 42nd Street HQ in Central Manchester.

Closing date: 10am on Monday 10 August 2020

Interview date: 20 August 2020

For an application pack: Click here to download the application pack. Alternatively, send a 90p sae to 42ndStreet, The Space, 87-91 Great Ancoats Street, Manchester, M4 5AG.

If you require an application pack in a particular format, please email us at: Emailed applications are welcome.

If you wish to discuss the role, please contact: Karina Nyananyo on 07511 044473.