Employment Opportunity at Women Centre

Mental Health Facilitator

WomenCentre (Kirklees) Mental Health and Wellbeing Service

Leading on support for mothers living apart from their children

22.5 hours per week over 4 days

Salary £27,539- £29,361

Scale Points SO1 23-25

Temporary vacancy to cover Maternity Leave – start date 25/01/21

We have a temporary vacancy for a mental health facilitator, to join our multi-disciplinary team in providing support to women who are experiencing difficulties with their mental health.  The post is funded by Kirklees Council and the NHS: Greater Huddersfield Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and North Kirklees CCG and provides gender-specific support for women, aged 18+ in Kirklees.

The post holder will lead of the delivery of our services for mothers living apart from their children

The post requires:

  • Significant experience in supporting women, from diverse backgrounds, communities and with varying needs, to develop skills and strategies to better manage their mental health.
  • Experience in the facilitation of groups
  • Experience of working with women who are marginalised and/or have experience trauma.
  • Experience of assessing and managing risk.

The post holder will be based in our Huddersfield Office but will be expected to travel to the other WomenCentre bases (Dewsbury and Halifax) as and when required.  

WomenCentre is an organisation that promotes safeguarding practice across all our service delivery and staff and volunteer recruitment.   Applicants should note that WomenCentre will require a declaration from candidates successful at interview relating to previous and current criminal convictions. This declaration and any DBS checks required will form part of pre-employment checks for this post.”

Application deadline:       12 noon on Tuesday 15th December

Interviews to be held:       Friday 18th December

For an informal discussion please contact: Sobiya Din at sobiya.din@womencentre.org.uk

To download an application pack please visit our website: www.womencentre.org.uk

Completed application and equal opportunities forms should be returned to: sobiya.din@womencentre.org.uk

This post is open to women only – Equality Act 2010, Schedule 9, Part 1 applies