Children and Young Peoples Worker

Sandwell, West Midlands
£13,257 (pro rata for 25 hours FTE £19,621) Fixed term until August 2020
08 Aug 2018
05 Sep 2018
Job Ref
Kelly Freeman
Job Type
Youth work
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern


Murray Hall Community Trust (MHCT) is a voluntary organisation and registered charity.  We were established in 1994, and are one of the leading health and wellbeing charities in the Black Country and Birmingham and specifically Sandwell.

We are currently seeking to recruit the following:

Children & Young People’s Worker

Scale 5 (£19,621 - £21,519) pro rata

25 hours per week

Contract fixed term until August 2020 subject to continuation funding


Looking Forward is a service which seeks to improve the emotional resilience of vulnerable families (at risk of poor mental health) who fall below the threshold of mental health statutory services. The service seeks to improve the wellbeing of children and young people who have a history of domestic violence, abuse, separation and loss.

The role of the Children & Young People’s Worker is to engage and support Children and Young people through their journey with Looking Forward by providing service assessments and face to face interventions and evaluations.


We are looking for committed, enthusiastic and self-motivated individuals to assist and support the delivery of all therapeutic interventions.  You must be an effective and empathetic communicator with strong interpersonal skills and a willingness to work on your own initiative as well as part of a team.


MHCT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


What’s in it for you?

As well as a competitive salary offered you will receive additional benefits:

  • 28 Days annual leave + 8 days bank holiday (pro rata for part time employees)
  • Flexible working
  • Matched contribution pension scheme
  • Health Care Scheme


For an informal discussion or to request an application form please email or telephone 01902 826306 and ask for Kelly Freeman.

Closing Date: 24th August 2018

Interview Date: w/c 3rd September 2018

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