Vacancies at HeadStart Hull

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Young People’s Peer Mentoring Project Workers (HeadStart Hull)

Cornerhouse in Hull is seeking two dynamic, innovative workers to develop and train young people to become peer mentors to assist them in supporting 10-16 years old to develop ‘grit’ and resilience and improve their emotional health. 

The post is funded until September 2021 through the Big Lottery’s HeadStart programme.

HeadStart is a funding stream from the Big Lottery Fund (BLF) which aims to build resilience and improve the emotional health of adolescent young people. HeadStart funding is intended to help equip young people to deal better with difficult circumstances in their lives, so as to prevent them experiencing common mental health problems before they become serious issues.

The Young People’s Peer Mentoring Project will offer one to one support and befriending to young people aged 10-16 within schools and the community.

The project will be based with Cornerhouse (Yorkshire)

Hours of work: 20 per week

Salary: NJC Scale 5 point 23 – 25 (£21,650 pro rata)

For an application pack please contact Cornerhouse on 01482 327044 or email:

Closing date:  5pm 19th July 2017

Interview date: Thursday 27th July 2017


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