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Mental Health Youth Group Co-facilitator (Sessional)

Mental Health Youth Group Co-facilitator (Sessional)

£21 per hour

Us Too is a group programme for children and young people who live in families where someone, usually a parent or sibling, has a mental illness. The programme draws on the Five Ways to Wellbeing to provide children and young people with the tools they need to look after and improve their own mental health. 

One 12-session senior programme and two 5-session junior programmes are delivered annually. Once committed to a programme, the co-facilitator is required to attend all sessions for that programme.

Sessions are run:

  • on Thursday evenings from 5:30 -8:00 at Twigworth Court Business Centre, GL2 9PG
  • Each programme also includes a team building activity session on a Saturday or Sunday.

We are seeking sessional workers to join our bank of co-facilitators. If you have experience of mental health work and working with children and young people and would like more information please contact Kate Moss by email kate@glosyoungcarers.org.uk, or calling 07840204383.

Job Description

Person Specification

GYC Application Form

Please email your completed application form to mail@glosyoungcarers.org.uk.

Please note we do not accept application by CVs.

Senior/Group Workers

From £11.41-£12.51 per hour including holiday pay

2 – 2.5 hours per session / 24 sessions per year term time only

To co-facilitate our respite/activity young carer groups.  Vacancies currently exist in the Forest of Dean (11 – 16 years) and Tewkesbury (8 – 16 years).

We are seeking experienced youth/play workers with proven ability in communicating sensitively with children and young people and their families and in organising group activities. The posts involve regular early evening work.

You will represent Gloucestershire Young Carers in a manner consistent with the highest professional standards reflecting Gloucestershire Young Carers’ commitment to diversity and equality of opportunity and follow national and local policy in relation to safeguarding at all times.

Download Group Worker (Forest of Dean) Job description here

Download Group Worker (Tewkesbury) Job description here

Download Group Worker person specification here

Download GYC Application form here

For more information please call: Laura Ritchings on 07773331889

Please email your completed application form to: mail@glosyoungcarers.org.uk

Applications will be processed on receipt and interviews held until the posts are filled.


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