Salary: £35,500 - £38,000
Full / Part time
Are you committed to principles of equality and social justice? Are you passionate about the rights of children and families from Black and minority ethnic communities to be treated with respect? Do you want to contribute to community cohesion and reduce isolation?
We have an exciting opportunity for a registered health or social care practitioner to lead on the development and delivery of an innovative project aimed at preventing family breakdown following serial migration and reunion. During this four-year project, you will focus on re-building relationships, addressing expectations and helping children and parents talk to each other. You will also provide parenting groups which will improve understanding of expectations of parenting in the UK and child protection laws. You will work in partnership with Rainbow Haven (a charity that offers drop-in support, advice and wellbeing activities for refugees and vulnerable migrants) as well as other local VCSE organisations.
You will receive regular supervision from a Practitioner Psychologist, and work alongside a team with decades of experience providing psychologically informed services within the NHS and the not-for-profit/VCSE sector. You will have the opportunity to develop leadership and project management skills.
Essential requirements include:
- Experience of working with children and families with mental health needs
- Experience of facilitating groups
- Experience of service development
- Experience of working with cultural diversity and promoting the participation of children and families in service development.
Just Psychology is a not-for-profit social enterprise in Greater Manchester that provides services to address the psychological and mental health needs of children, adults and families with a particular emphasis on cultural diversity and cultural competence.
You must be familiar with, and adhere to, the ethos and values of Just Psychology CIC, the Health and Care Professions Council, the British Psychological Society and/or your own professional body. You must also be able to provide valid enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) certification
We offer our employees:
- Flexible working hours
- A supportive, passionate, and diverse team
- Continuous professional development
If you are interested please contact [email protected] for an application pack and an informal discussion.
Closing date: 14th December 2020