Young Persons Emotional Wellbeing Coach (part time)
16 hours pw, fixed term 12 months
£27,300 pro rata (based on 35 hours)
Location – Stockton on Tees, Newtown Community Resource Centre
Flexible working hours between Monday and Friday (there will be the occasional weekend and evening work based on the needs of the service users)

Full Job Description
Hart Gables is an award-winning charity in Teesside who have supported thousands of LGBTQ+ people for nearly two decades.

We are now looking to recruit a friendly and dynamic individual with excellent communication skills who will strive to make a difference to the lives of LGBTQ+ young people struggling with their emotional health.

Responsibilities include

Delivering one to one work directly with LGBTQ+ young people to improve their confidence and emotional wellbeing
Helping parents who are unsure how best to support their LGBTQ+ child
Liaising with partner organisations to help improve engagement between services and multiagency work
Engaging in Clinical Supervision
Using specific measuring tools to ensure key outcomes are being met
Supporting Hart Gables with any other work that is deemed essential by management to the running of the service, i.e., group cover

Requirements include

Essential

2+ years working with young people
Specific knowledge of barriers LGBTQ+ young people face, including gender clinic waiting times and gender critical narratives
Experience within the Charity Sector
A passion to improve the lives of LGBTQ+ communities
Attention to detail and problem-solving skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Office
Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritise work
Excellent written and verbal communications skills

Desirable

Qualification in the arena of Mental Health, Youth Work, Social Sciences and/or Counselling (levels are not specified)
Experience working within the LGBTQ+ sector
Hold a full driving licence

If your application is successful, you will be invited to take part in a two-part recruitment process. This will involve a remote or face to face interview and an assessment session at one of our support groups – this will be an opportunity for us to see how you engage with young people.

Email our Chief Executive Officer Sarah Lewis for more details and an application form, sarah.lewis@hartgables.org.uk

Closing date 6pm on the 8th of April 2022

All successful applicants must have references available upon request, anyone chosen for the position will undergo enhanced DBS checks.

This post comes with the opportunity to work additional hours to deliver LGBTQ+ Awareness training for the organisations fund-raising project, LGBT Advance Training and Consultancy (train the trainer training will be provided).

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