Schools Mental Health Practitioner

1 full-time post delivering one-to-one psycho-social support to young people within secondary schools in Manchester.

Manchester Mind believes in the power of listening and feeling heard and that a better understanding of mental health benefits everyone. We do this by providing a range of services across Manchester to young people and adults.

Our work is guided by our values of:

Openness  |  Belonging  |  Strength  |  Collaboration

Manchester Mind is looking to recruit one full time Schools Mental Health Practitioner to deliver one-to-one psycho-social support to young people within secondary schools in Manchester. We would like to work with someone who is experienced, dynamic and passionate about being able to develop and deliver accessible mental health support services for young people.

Position: Schools Mental Health Practitioner

Hours: 35 hours

Salary: £29,532 full time

Contract will run until July 2024 (extension possible dependent upon funding)

The skills and knowledge that are important to us are:

  • Ability to work in an open, supportive and collaborative way that builds kind relationships and is receptive to and appreciative of the skills and talents of everyone.
  • Experience of delivering short and long term one-to-one support for young people.
  • Experience of delivering and adapting services to ensure accessibility.

You can download all application documents here:

Job Description & Person Specification

Application Form

Guidance Notes for Applicants

All applications must be received by 9am, Monday 19 September 2022.

Interviews are expected to take place Wednesday 21 September 2022.

Manchester Mind is striving to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Manchester Mind sees it as a positive advantage if you have experience of mental health issues and/or have used mental health services, or had experience of volunteering.