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On Track Coach (Mental Health)

Matthew ProjectHours: 37 hours per week

Location: Norwich

Salary: £22,351 - £24,193

Do you want to make a difference to people’s lives?  

Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding role?

We are looking for an experienced professional to support young people 16 - 24 year olds as part of On Track. You will need experience of working directly with young people, have a relevant qualification or experience and an understanding of the issues facing young people in relation to mental health and unemployment. You will provide one to one support to young people with multiple and complex needs in Norfolk helping them to reach their goal of moving towards or getting into education, training or employment. Other elements of the role include; partnership work, outreach, networking, promoting sustainability and diversity within the project and raising the profile of the On Track service across the county.

The office base for this post is Norwich but will cover a wider geographical area across the whole of Norfolk. The work will be carried out within the service location and in the community; the ability to travel is essential.

On Track is a partnership between The Matthew Project (Lead agency), YMCA Norfolk, GYROS, The Prince’s Trust and Nansa.

On Track supports young people with multiple barriers get into education, training and employment. On Track has been funded as part of the Building Better Opportunities programme and is a project jointly funded by the National Lottery Fund via the Community Fund and the European Social fund.  This role is funded until 31st March 2022.

The Matthew Project is a value driven charity working across East Anglia giving help and hope through programmes with adults, young people and communities affected by drugs and alcohol. We have a vision to reach every part of the community in the most creative, effective and efficient ways. Through our varied services, young people and adults receive professional advice, information, counselling, support, care and education.

Read the description of the role and apply on this page.

Closing Date: 12pm (noon) on Tuesday 21st January 2020

Interview Date: Wednesday 29th January 2020